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Senior Sourcing Initiatives Manager

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:42:19 PM
  • 2850836
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale


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Role Summary:
Optimize and contemporize operations and processes within Aviation Sourcing. Seasoned and deep understanding of concepts, approaches and methodology used. Develop, plan, and manage programs to meet GE purchasing commitments in Sourcing.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will:


  • Own sourcing specific ERPs, processes and tools
  • Review and improve processes
  • Work on special initiatives
  • Work on very complex sourcing and supplier performance management issues; solving issues and developing new solutions, when required, new and innovative approaches
  • Have the authority to guide others in different approaches
  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
  • Present to top leadership in the business solutions (SEB, Sr.VP) on sourcing and purchasing discipline and business solutions
  • Work with cross business / cross – functional teams
  • Conduct competitive analysis of vendor products and services to develop and implement cost strategies
  • Be considered a subject matter expert
  • Understand supplier performance management and develops initiatives and strategy to execute on key business needs
  • Regularly advise management in the function and / or in the business
  • Have a supportive role in decision making about important subjects
  • Present to leaders in the business solutions or functional area on functional discipline and business solutions
  • Have major influence on small business unit or Family within a Function or P&L
  • Lead complex and multidisciplinary projects realizing major changes in the organization

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Sourcing Initiatives

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Established project management skills

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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale

    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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