Location(s): United States ; New York, South Carolina; Greenville, Schenectady
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Role Summary: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging careeropportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. The Lead Buyer / Procurement Specialist will be 100% responsible for fulfillment for assigned suppliers working with Global Commodity Leaders (GCL's) to execute on supplier fulfillment strategy for assigned commodity. You will own execution of supply plan for assigned commodities to ensure on time delivery of components.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Lead Buyer / Procurement Specialist, you will:
Be 100% responsible for fulfillment for assigned suppliers
Manage capacity, PO (Purchase Order) allocation, supplier relationship, and fulfillment strategy in order to minimize delivery risks
Work with Global Commodity Leaders (GCL's) to execute on supplier fulfillment strategy for assigned commodity and product cost out
Own execution of supply plan for assigned commodities
Work with the suppliers to ensure on time delivery of components
Place purchase orders at lead time and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers
Coordinate with MRP (Manufacturing Resource Planning) to keep PO need dates aligned with Master Production Schedule
Hold weekly reviews with suppliers to ensure promise date accuracy
Develop and drive effective recovery plans when necessary
Track in-transit material to identify and address any potential delivery issues
Manage and resolve issues relative to engineering design changes and cut-in
Develop knowledge of supplier manufacturing processes, material and commodity pricing and excellent focus on quality
Develop process to look upstream for pending requirements and drive engineering / manufacturing / sales to ensure sourcing given adequate cycle to procure material
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 3 years of experience in sourcing, engineering or manufacturing
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Supply Chain experience
Oracle purchasing system experience
Strong interpersonal communications, and negotiation skills with ability to influence at all levels of the organization
Strong quantitative and analytical skills; strong computer and database management skills
Ability to work well under tight deadlines and frequently changing priorities
Black Belt / Green Belt certified or equivalent quality certification
Business / Military Experience
GE Program Graduate (GE employees only)
Technical Degree or Master's Degree in Business Administration
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Locations: United States ; New York, South Carolina; Greenville, Schenectady
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