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Planner/Buyer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:40:47 PM
  • 2893145
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States; Florida; Jacksonville


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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.

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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.

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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 Planner/ Buyer will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role, you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Planner/ Buyer, you will:

  • Assure that material / services will be delivered on schedule, at negotiated price and meets required manufacturing quality standards
  • Initiate necessary action to assure best value is received; customer delivery requirements are met, and address any manufacturing problems at supplier’s facility
  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Perform continual market analysis and monitor supplier progress and provide support and functional direction to Buyer / CA’s as required
  • Function as the program manager on assigned accounts taking ownership and leading all problem-solving activities by utilizing the appropriate technical resources as functional team members
  • Coordinate training of suppliers to accomplish business initiatives, develop competitive manufacturing facilities
  • Be responsible for inventory management for assigned parts and processes required to ensure material input to support customer requirements while financial inventory objectives are accomplished
  • Coordinate planning and scheduling activities for assigned commodity utilizing advanced planning tools to model, simulate, and release optimized material plans to the organization
  • Apply appropriate optimization methodologies to balance service level, inventory, and resource utilization using advanced planning tools
  • Assure issuance of Revenue Share Partners Spares Production Orders, assist import valuation issues, implement revenue share spares contracts
  • Analyze data and collaborate in the determination and the subsequent application of appropriate order, inventory, and replenishment policies
  • Resolve all inquiries pertaining to design change issues
  • Determine proper coding to be used when incorporating an approved design change

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution and a minimum of 7 years of manufacturing or assembly experience)
  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing or assembly experience

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time, as required

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous sourcing experience
  • Previous experience in design change interpretation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to operate in a detailed, structured environment
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. 
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States; Florida; Jacksonville

    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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