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Sourcing Specialist

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:24:02 PM
  • 2870319
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Charlottesville


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


We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.
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 Sourcing Specialist will negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Sourcing Specialist, you will:

  • Own sourcing specific ERPs, processes and tools
  • Review and improve processes
  • Work on special initiatives
  • 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: execute 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 a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing

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

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Charlottesville

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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