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Lead Commodity Specialist

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:36:23 PM
  • 2903692
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Asia
Location(s): Japan; Minato


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.

Role Summary:
Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Department executing complex standard analyses, tests and support work. Department is expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise based upon precedents.

Essential Responsibilities:
Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels. Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers. Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement. Manage claims. Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities. Develops operational plan for the own department. Department has a supportive role in knowledge management gathering data and storing them in a system.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing). Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Commodity Management.

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.

Locations: Japan; Minato
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