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Lead Sourcing Specialist

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 4:41:19 PM
  • 2833524
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; New York, Ohio, Georgia; Cincinnati, Atlanta, Schenectady


About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE’s shared services organization. We deliver processes in every business and every region
around the world. In Finance, Supply Chain, Tax, Commercial Operations, HR Operations, EHS, Enterprise Data and IT,
we are simplifying the way we work to create better outcomes at lower cost for GE and our customers. We foster
rewarding career opportunities that expand horizons, enhance skills, and maximize potential.
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businesses, investors and employees.
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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.

Role Summary:
This position will act as the Lead Commodity Specialist for HR Services and will be responsible for defining the local strategy to align with global strategy.



Essential Responsibilities:
  • Role can be located anywhere for now but must migrate to one of the following approved locations by 9/30/2017: Cincinnati, Atlanta, or Schenectady
  • Assist in the development & execution of the global sourcing strategies at the local level that deliver a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives; supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and overall supplier performance.
  • Execute regional cost reduction projects that support the global projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations to the general ledger
  • Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance and develop improvement strategies to ensure business needs are met
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure sourced goods and services meets the business needs
  • Research, analyze and synthesize industry, market, spend, risk and commodity data to make recommendations on approach and strategy



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, or Finance; or High School Diploma with 8 + years of experience in Sourcing or Supply Chain
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Sourcing Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial


Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering
  • Strong analytical Skills
  • Lean Six Sigma certified
  • GE Leadership Program Graduate
  • Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win
  • Aggressive self-starter
  • Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Working knowledge of ERP/ SSP systems
  • Experience with RFQ implementation and execution
  • History with supplier base consolidation



Locations: United States ; New York, Ohio, Georgia; Cincinnati, Atlanta, Schenectady

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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