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Buyer - Mechanical systems

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:40:39 PM
  • 2894015
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): India; Noida


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. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
o Bears commercial responsibility for the purchasing activities, Engineering Representative,
PPLM, Project Manager and Supplier Quality, Order Fulfilment, or other responsible
parties,
o Collects information from PPLM / Project Manager regarding project-related, commercial
and legal specifications in the RFQ and Purchase Orders to Suppliers,
o Leads regionally for cost reduction, lead-time and quality improvement initiatives
o Supports Order Fulfilment, Quality and Engineering for organising deliverables, which are
late from Supplier,
o Support the Projects / Product Lines for critical operational issues (e.g. claims, delays, key
negotiations) with the regional suppliers, issues claim notifications and manages
recoveries,
o Manages the invoice release,
o Except for Globalized Commodities where this is done by the Regional Commodity Leader
(RCL):
Ensures on time delivery of RFQ’s to Suppliers identified in Engineering
Procurement Plan, performs Total cost analysis of the offers received and
organises / participates in technical – commercial discussions with the Supplier,
Conducts negotiations, involving Engineering Representative, Supplier Quality /
Order Fulfilment and PPLM / Project Manager. Responsible to apply Procurement
Concept,
Ensures compliance of Business Award with validated regional Supplier Panel,
Initiates the POR.
o Supports the definition of the Commodity Strategy, Target Panel and Action Plan,
o Leads commercial qualification of all suppliers of the Regional Target Panel to ensure
they are qualified at all time,
o Manages and develop the validated Regional Target Supplier Panels including the
product qualification aspects,
o Monitors overall Regional Target Suppliers Performance, ensure their scorecards are upto-
date and their data 100% accurate in the systems,
o Defines contractual plan (e.g. General Terms & Conditions, Price Lists) and ensure
implementation for Regional Target Suppliers,
o Defines inputs for tendering purposes (e.g. costing, solidity, firming, and regional target
panel),
o Supports to deliver against tender price with the regional suppliers.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Commercial & Technical basic education

Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)
•Education in Purchasing & Supply Management.
•Engineering degree
•Project Management Education
2.2 Professional Experience
Experience gained on the job during professional life
Mandatory (MUST)
•Experience in Procurement / Production / Project Management / Sales
•Usage of SAP / Excel / e-Purchasing & Procurement systems
Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)
•Exposure to Strategic Sourcing and/or Financial topics.
•Product knowledge
•Supplier market knowledge
2.3 Behavioural and/or Technical Know-how
Mandatory (MUST)
•General knowledge of purchasing standards, policies, procedures, and Sourcing management
principles.
•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.
•Quality mind set.
•Proactive in continuously seeking for the most competitive and reliable offer.
•Technical knowledge of products purchased.
Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)
•Basics in scheduling/planning of large and complex projects.
•Risk management knowledge.
•Good understanding of legal/contractual aspects of an EPC contract.
2.4 Language Skills
Mandatory (MUST)
•Fluent in English, written and spoken.
Desirable (NICE TO HAVE)
•Local Business language prevailing in the country / region
.

Desired Characteristics:
1.1 Key Performance Indicators
One evidence of good performance related to each single task and responsibility mentioned above
•On-Time RFQ & PO Placement
•Savings against Budget
•On-Time Delivery
•Claim Management & Settlement
• Compliance to Target Supplier Panel/Target Panel updated and fully documented in
the systems
1.2 Autonomy/Authority
•Has the leading role in sending RFQs and suggesting the awarded supplier (in line with the
defined Target panel ),
•Has the leading role in triggering Supplier qualification (in the Target Panel ),
•Has the leading role in negotiation with regional suppliers, defining and implementing the
appropriate contractual plan,
•escalate appropriately deviation from Target panel.
1.3 Job Specifics
Exceptional characteristics related to the job.
•Promote the interests and image of the Sourcing Department at all time.
•Occasional travels can be foreseen punctually.
•Behave according to Spirit & Letter & GE Beliefs.

Locations: India; Noida
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