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Sourcing Specialist - Buying/Procurement

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 5:55:24 AM
  • 2839332
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Headquarters
Location(s): Portugal ; Setubal


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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 data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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Role Summary:
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Place and follow-up on POs. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution
  • Manage problems and schedule changes. Update ERP
  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives under supervision
  • Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy
  • Support commodity buys
  • Works within a team setting and / or under guidance
  • Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis
  • Signals flaws in approaches, methods, procedures and processes and suggests improvements
  • Contributes to project as a team member

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with significant experience in Sourcing)
    • EU Work Permit

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Ability to work independently
      • Strong problem solving skills

        Locations: Portugal ; Setubal

        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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