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Project Logistics Specialist

  • GE Power & Water
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:08:13 PM
  • WUH001VB
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Thermal Power
Location(s): China; China

Role Summary:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store", through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.


Overall target of the position

Logistics specialist is the leader of logistics with a given project and is fully responsible for the overall fulfilment of the transportation targets and commitments in the project ,and related process, including time, cost and quality.

Job Assignments, Measurements & Sphere of Influence

Tasks & Responsibilities

Description of the main principle tasks & responsibilities in the dimensions of operational, financial, process & tools, and people related

• SPS outbound project logistics transport management/handling with PPLM/PM

• Manage RFQ, Bid Evaluation, PO Recommendation, PO (or TO) issue, administration, Reporting, Payment, Claim, Back charge and PO (or TO) Close-out. 

• According to logistics function request, organizing and monitoring the operation. Prepare/set up and implement the logistics work instruction and process

• Support tendering project, including estimate cost and make transportation proposal.

• Making transportation strategy and arranging transportation resources to fulfil the project


• Quality, costs and on time delivery of the material and services for the Project.

• Tracing and making record in the transportation process.

• Manage and monitor suppliers’ service for fulfilment of the project requirement.

• Support PPLM for fulfilment of the sourcing targets and commitments in the project.

• Support SPA to execute material delivery on time.

• Shall follow EHS and Compliance rules.

• Shall update the transportation status and reports regularly, ie weekly, monthly, yearly.

• Shall follow all Logistics processes and tools.

• Collect and update transportation regulations and law, and organize workshop to share the related information to other function.

• Other tasks assigned by managers.

Key Performance Indicators

One evidence of good performance related to each single task and responsibility mentioned above

• Yearly cargo volume.

• Yearly spending and cost control.

• No Compliance and EHS issue.


• To make decisions and issue instructions in his/her project sourcing scope as the Owner of the Budget and of sourcing resources of the project.

Job Specifics

Exceptional characteristics related to the job.


Qualifications (technical & economic), competencies & knowledge needed to fulfil the position.

Education & Trainings

Mandatory (MUST)

• Commercial or Business Administration Bachelor/Master Degree.

• Good understanding in Sourcing domain.

Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)

• Engineering degree

Professional Experience

Experience gained on the job during professional life

Mandatory (MUST)

• University Bachelor Degree in logistics or transportation management or commercial business studies.

• 5~8 years of working experience in logistics and transportation.

• Passed CET-4 or CET-6 English test.


Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)

• Oversea project logistics Management experience (EPC and iPP projects)

• Experience in Engineering, Power Plant Products (Turbine ) .

Behavioural and/or Technical Know-how

Mandatory (MUST)

• General knowledge of domestics and international transportation standards, policies, procedures, and Logistics management philosophy.

• Knowledge about transport regulations and restrictions in China, ability to negotiate with transport companies.

• Can work for the different products and in multiple locations

• Good team player, organization skills, communication skill, cooperation spirits, learning new knowledge ability.

• Risk management knowledge.

• Strong writing and communication skills, transparency, team spirit.

• Ability to work efficiently in cross-functional teams.

• Accountability, resilience, autonomy, and leadership.

• Decision making, problem solving, ability to independently resolve issues with difficult suppliers.

• Basics in scheduling/planning of large and complex projects.

• Behaviour and conduct in line with GE Code of Conduct (The Spirit and The Letter)  and GE Beliefs.

Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)

• N/A

Language Skills

Mandatory (MUST)

• Fluent in English, written and spoken.

Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)

• Knowledge of any other language would be an advantage



Locations: China; China
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