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Project Supply Chain Specialist

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:44:32 PM
  • 2887085
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Power Conversion
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh


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

GE’s Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electrification of the world’s energy infrastructure by designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today’s industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future. Serving specialized sectors such as energy, marine, oil and gas, renewables and industry, through customized solutions and advanced technologies, GE Power Conversion partners with customers to maximize efficiency. To learn more, please visit: www.gepowerconversion.com.


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 Project Supply Chain Specialist, manages project global supply chain, responsible for both internal and external suppliers, material procurement, on time delivery, applying sourcing policy, and interface between supplier and internal cross-functional teams. This role requires mastery of broader supply chain and supplier management.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Project Supply Chain Specialist, you will:

  • Achieve the lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Ability to be fluent and efficient in Government contracting and procurement
  • Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to place and follow-up on purchase orders, to the satisfactory delivery of material or service
  • Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other required documents to assure orderly administration and retention of records
  • Resolve purchase parts issues, such as invoice discrepancies, return of nonconforming material, and schedule changes
  • Update Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), including but not limited to maintaining material master and material BOM
  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
  • Specify needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done
  • Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
  • Advise functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field
  • Lead and work with different functions for the overall execution of Projects in North America
  • Be the local point of contact with Projects, Product Engineering, Requisition Engineering, Engineering, Global Operations, and Global Operations team members to accomplish actions and resolve issues for the North American Supply Chain. This includes (but not limited to) actions involving Finance, Tax, Sourcing and Logistics scope of work
  • Support Logistics to place purchase orders, coordinate the shipments and customs, perform purchase requisition and liaise with local suppliers to expedite quotation/document submission



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma with a minimum of 8 years of experience in Supply Chain)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Supply Chain


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership skills, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Ability to influence others, lead small teams, and coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Prior experience utilizing planning systems
  • Prior experience in production control or planning, logistics, sourcing and/or material control environment
  • Six Sigma or equivalent training



Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh

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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