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Sourcing Specialist

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:36:36 PM
  • 2918811
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): Sweden; Uppsala

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 Healthcare provides transformational medical
technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable
healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough
challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery,
biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps
medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

Role Summary:
We are a team of four dedicated Sourcing experts who have now the possibility to extend the team by another position and are therefore looking after a new group member. As a Sourcing Specialist you will take ownership of specific supplier relationships for the Cyclotron and TRACERCentre business for our cyclotron supplier base. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual with a technical university degree and first working experience within Sourcing / Procurement.

Essential Responsibilities:

    As a Sourcing Specialist you will be responsible for:
  • Suppliers of the Cyclotron supplier base
  • Owning the relationship, QBR’s, development, NPI (New Product Introduction) strategies within commodity
  • Negotiating contract and price, conducting supplier reviews to support supplier selection, development and consolidation
  • Co-operating with other Supply Chain functions to maximize outcome / productivity
  • Fulfillment, supplier monitoring, obsolescence/life-cycle management
  • Being part of or driving development projects including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, and database management
  • Setting strategies for NPI process; driving cost out programs, transfers and quality enhancement - developing and executing the local sourcing strategies that deliver a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives
To succeed in this role you will receive on-the-job training and coaching by your experienced colleagues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with some relevant experience in Sourcing or Procurement OR demonstrated work experience with technical depth/knowledge in Commercial Sourcing / Procurement
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of time
  • Communicate fluently in both written and spoken Swedish and English
  • EU work permit

The position is located in our GEMS Pet office in Husbyborg / Uppsala.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Well developed negotiations skills and analytical with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships
  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments
  • Good communication/networking and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as provide support for team

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala
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