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Project Sourcing Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 4:57:00 AM
  • 2831044
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Brno


About Us:
GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver
electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital
power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our dataleveraging
software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more
affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
The Project Sourcing Leader will be responsible for performing/managing sourcing activities for assigned Power Services Projects (Complex Projects and Extended Scope Projects) including ITO & OTR phases. This role will focus on Boiler, AQCS & BoP scopes of major Conversion, Modification & Upgrade (CM&U) projects in power generation field.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Project Sourcing Leader will partner with PS Project Managers to ensure externally sourced scope is purchased at the best price, and quality and that it ships on time
to meet required need dates.
• Responsible for supplier selection, preparation of request for quotations, offer evaluation and all related communication with suppliers
• Responsible for the fulfillment and preparation of negotiation and closure of contracts (purchasing agreement and contract of works) for external sourcing of
services and materials of complex project scopes.
• Sourcing Fulfillment of Boiler & AQCS related material like pressure/non-pressure parts, piping, fittings, dampers, electro-instrumentation, fans, pumps, exchangers,
complex technologies, etc.
• Work with Parts Sourcing Fulfillment Team to set sourcing strategy, identify compliance requirements and prioritize expediting of parts and materials.
• Provide advanced “Level 2” expediting and/or work with engineering on alternate part selection for critical parts when Parts Sourcing Fulfillment team cannot
improve promise date to meet outage requirement.
• Manage the resolution of any other issues impacting externally sourced scope including negotiation of contractual conditions with suppliers, checking of contract
fulfillment, complaints and claim management.
• Coordinate with Strategic Sourcing Key Commodity Leaders on supplier selection & strategy
• Work with respective Supplier Quality Engineers to ensure the use of qualified suppliers and to resolve supply chain issues
• Sourcing representative on the proposal team in ITO to ensure compliant and competitive proposals
• Ensure sourcing inputs to the proposal are timely, accurate and reflect needed scope
• Responsible in the execution phase (OTR) for reporting of purchasing completion on running projects, monitoring of project cost savings and On Time Delivery plus
other Key Performance Indicators.
• Participate in PS Project kickoffs and Project reviews as required.
• Document savings; participate in development of strategic sourcing plans for the business
• Sourcing single point of contact for Project Management and close co-operation with the project execution team and individual departments, especialy comercial
manager, legal, engineering, quality, EHS, finance.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or equivalent knowledge/experience)
• Proficient in MS Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point
• Strong experience in supply chain, sourcing, engineering or field engineering role in power generation industry
• Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% to time, domestically and internationally
• Familiarity with Boiler & AQCS components
• Excellent communication skills: must have excellent written and verbal English and Czech languages skills including reading and interpreting contractual
documents
• Advanced knowledge with procurement and sourcing processes in tender and execution stage, expertise in preparation of cost calculation, ability of analytical
evaluation of data.
• Good knowledge of the concepts of Purchasing Agreements and Contracts for Work

Desired Characteristics:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering, operations, or supply chain (or equivalent knowledge/experience)
• Strong experience in Supply Chain or Sourcing role
• SAP ERP purchasing system experience. Ariba e-auction systems knowledge is an advantage
• Sourcing commodity leadership / buying experience
• Financial and business acumen
• Familiarity with Sourcing quality process
• Demonstrated program and/or project management skills
• Demonstrated analytical skills
• Familiarity with different organizations & responsibilities within EPC Construction companies
• Highly motivated, self-directed and resourceful
• Demonstrated ability to be effective in a cross-functional, cross-cultural team environment
• Flexibility ability to develop strategic plans and performs purchasing transactional tasks at the same time
• Experience with Risk and Claim Management
• Other languages (Polish, Bulgarian, Romanian, Chinese) are an advantage

Locations: Czech Republic ; Brno

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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