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Inventory Sales Leader

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:20:49 PM
  • 2912399
  • Job Function: Sales
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Power Conversion
Location(s): United States; Texas; Houston


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

GE’s Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electrification of the world’s energy infrastructure by designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today’s industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future. Serving specialized sectors such as energy, marine, oil and gas, renewables and industry, through customized solutions and advanced technologies, GE Power Conversion partners with customers to maximize efficiency. To learn more, please visit: www.gepowerconversion.com.


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.

Role Summary:
The Inventory Sales Leader will be responsible for complete strategy and execution of the small and specialty (S&S), P&L inventory Program and sales targets associated. This strategy includes developing strategy that globally grows small and specialty motor sales in all regions. Additionally, the role will have overall responsibility for developing processes for ITO and OTR of S&S transactions.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Inventory Sales Leader, you will:

  • Set vision, develop strategy, established metrics and drive all S&S fulfillment KPIs / metrics to meet defined customer expectations in ITO and OTR fulfillment
  • Constantly explore his / her supported customers’ needs and expectations, drive delivery accountability and external focus
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with all regions, be a part of the regional operating and communication rhythms
  • Interface with product sites to meet fulfillment needs for orders and meet quarterly sales, cash, margin and OTD / quote cycle targets,
  • Interface with Materials Management, Sourcing, Sourcing Quality and Pricing to ensure proper cost, inventory, lead times, pricing and supplier selections are in place
  • Drive fulfillment process cross functionally to support customer delivery expectations (including Engineering, Sourcing, Pricing, Shipping, Factories, Commercial and Field Teams)
  • Ensure seamless OTR execution at all S&S sites, factory and warehouses, for full accountability of customers’ orders and on time delivery. This includes ensuring factory production is optimized to meet required lead times for customers
  • Voice of customer for escalations relating to orders
  • Coordinate all quality efforts related to S&S Fulfillment, support resolution of CIRs raised, drive continuous improvements, manage RMAs and other quality related complaints and defects
  • Drive a culture of change, lead systems and process integrations efforts & initiatives for continuous improvements
  • Drive proactive forecast / planning for all product lines



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in operations, sales, project management or customer support / services

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time, as required




Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Demonstrable passion for technology and learning and development
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence solution direction across all levels of the organizational matrix
  • Experience leading and/or involvement in large-scale projects / programs
  • Ability to perform in a fast-pace environment juggling and executing on multiple priorities
  • Experience in leading an operation with P & L responsibilities
  • Analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong organizational and strategic operating skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving and creative skills, ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on market and client trends – go beyond the status quo
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, strategic agility, manage diversity and drive for results
  • Extensive expertise in Excel with ability to develop macro and algorithm solutions
  • Six Sigma certified, preferably at a Black Belt level
  • Experience with simulation and logistics software

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Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

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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