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Sourcing Specialist 1 - Supplier Quality Engineering

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 10:00:02 AM
  • 2832239
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Praha


About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work.
Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise
reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that
solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment
where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and
looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll
work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology
and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines,
we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about
aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and
advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe
for generations to come.

Role Summary:
Drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementation. Select suppliers through qualification processes. Own supplier results, drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecards. Own supplier audits, ensuring compliance, and driving improvement plans where needed. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
Includes both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development. Includes supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence. SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors. Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability. Understand strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives. Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy .Support commodity buys. Writes reports to track PO activity and supplier performance. Communicates with direct team and supervisor. Presents to internal teams on metrics, project status and research. Elaborates proposals for improvement in approaches, methods, procedures and processes in the own field. Contributes to project as a team member.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or equivalent knowledge/experience).


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills,

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills,

  • Ability to work independently,

  • Strong problem solving skills.


Locations: Czech Republic ; Praha

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