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Commodity Site Leader – Castings

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 7:54:10 PM
  • 2835371
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Florida; Jacksonville


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Role Summary:
The Commodity Site Leader for Casting will strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals. Manage direct material volume & control costs while meeting delivery and quality requirements from the supply base.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Commodity Site Leader – Castings you will:

  • Be the focal point to lead the development and execution of long-term commodity strategies for F&PT Jacksonville Casting purchasing through negotiation plan development and execution
  • Synergize with other commodity leaders to develop / execute strategy to contract and drive savings.
  • Drive sourcing program and lead Site Unique material initiatives for strategic sourcing team including management of deflation activities and supply change risk mitigation
  • Deliver deflation on Year over Year measurable buy, reduce product cost and support fulfillment metrics
  • Support purchasing team as escalation point for expedites with your assigned vendors; work with vendors to reduce lead times
  • In accordance with global commodity strategy, drive supplier selection, and manage supplier relation
  • Support Sourcing Initiatives including cycle time reduction, Emerging Markets, Product Cost Out (PCO), Contractual Service Agreement (CSA) and New Product Introduction (NPI) Sourcing practices and cash flow improvement
  • Plan, prepare and execute Commodity Strategy for Jacksonville site – SII, Op Plan
  • Manage projects in a matrix organization across the globe; including interacting with manufacturing personnel to understand unique supplier requirements of global supply chain business
  • Assist in the development and implementation of improved business processes
  • Provide technical guidance to suppliers toward assuring product / process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in sourcing, finance, manufacturing or operations

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong background in data analysis, cross functional collaboration and project leadership
  • Previous Manufacturing / Sourcing, negotiations and buyers experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Technical or Business field from an accredited college or university
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Self-starter, resourceful, team builder and a leader
  • Strategic and global thinker
  • Proficient in MS Office Applications (including MS Access)
  • GE Entry Level Program graduate (GE employees only)
  • Masters of Science Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Masters of Business Administration Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Black Belt Certification (GE employees only)
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP and Oracle Systems
  • Working knowledge of Tableau, NCR, eSMS, Clear Orbit RCA and SDR systems

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    Locations: United States ; Florida; Jacksonville

    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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