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Lead Commodity Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 11:01:24 AM
  • 2832076
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Headquarters
Location(s): China ; ShangHai; Shanghai

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for components management including negotiation, consolidation, DMP project and fulfilment. Achieve yearly saving OP target. In this role, you will work with respective PCBA commodity leader and follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Your work will be fully aligned with the regional Sourcing strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Partners with the HQ/eCOE business sourcing leaders to ensure fulfillment, quality, drive productivity opportunities with supply base to capture additional cost out. Collaborates with Global Commodity Leaders to develop negotiation strategies and drive negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives.
• Understand overall regional sourcing strategy and respective strategy for assigned commodities including active, Passive and EMD commodity, proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives
• Identify and qualify new suppliers; act in accordance with GE Integrity and Sourcing policy
• Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
• Analyze suppliers’ proposals (quality, price, capacity)
• Develops the strategy to execute cost reduction projects based on strategic imperatives of the business. Partners with business stakeholders and commodity colleagues to influence contract negotiations, drive process changes, and implement sustainable cost controls.
• Proactively monitors risks, own escalations, mitigation and initiatives necessary for corrective actions
• Leads the evaluation process for business related commodity and suppliers for business or region
• Prepare, present, and influence senior leaders on current and future sourcing imperatives

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, Minimum of 5 years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial
• Additional experience in contract manufactures of supply chain function is preferred.
• Strong quantitative and data analysis skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills , Strong oral and written communication skills
• Proven ability to manage complex projects and improve processes
• Process leadership experience such as CAP, Work-Out, process improvement, or quality is preferred (Internal GE employees only)
• Six Sigma trained & certified
• Proven ability to to lead in a matrixed organization

Locations: China ; ShangHai; Shanghai

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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