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Sourcing Team Leader - Buying/Procurement (Mat Cover)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:18:10 PM
  • 2900170
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Transitions
Location(s): Lithuania; Klaipeda


About Us:
We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil
and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to
solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical
expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream”
company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of
complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally
sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.
Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things
faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.
In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or
environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to
market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.
We go where you go and operate side-by-side in 120 countries. The closer we are to our customers, the quicker
we can anticipate and solve their challenges.

Role Summary:
The Sourcing Specialist demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for the GE Oil & Gas Advantec sites in Europe.
In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives
  • Comply with the Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
  • Identify and qualify new suppliers
  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
  • Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out
  • Drive productivity opportunities with supply base to deliver cost out goals
  • Support commodity buys (raw materials, steel products, logistics)
  • Write reports to track PO activity and supplier performance
  • Analyse and track supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure supplier promise date accuracy
  • Hold weekly reviews with suppliers and develop telephone log of actions and conversations with suppliers
  • Drive effective recovery plans and create payment tracking and invoice analysis. tracking / invoice analysis
  • Develop process to look upstream for pending requirements and drive Engineering, Manufacturing, and Sales in order to ensure sourcing given adequate cycle to procure material
  • Place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Fluent in English and Lithuanian (Norwegian and German knowledge will be considered a plus)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Significant work experience with technical depth/knowledge in assigned commodities, or significant Commercial Sourcing, Supply Chain or Engineering experience
  • Full proficiency with Office Package


Desired Characteristics:

  • Efficient with ERP systems, f.eg. Oracle, SAP
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • PC and database proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only)


Locations: Lithuania; Klaipeda
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