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Sr Sourcing Manager - Sourcing Initiatives

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:26:43 PM
  • 2933892
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): India; Bangalore


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:
The is a strategic role to lead cost out initiative for Onshore Wind business division-GE South Asia. The candidate will leverage & implement global cost out initiatives & tools to drive cost out benefits in India. The candidate will champion cross function efforts between sourcing, supply chain , engineering & product teams Globally & in India region to help execute & track cost savings for India. The candidate will own MIS for stakeholders & for the cross functional team.

Essential Responsibilities:
The role demands strong customer focused approach to own cost out initiative in India region.
Partner with regional & global cross functional teams in building execution strategy on cost out initiative in India.
·Lead the cost out initiative with project management approach.
·Communicate with global & regional cross functional team & develop a strong connect & rhythm on components / commodities cost out initiatives .
·Responsible for smooth coordination & execution of the cost out ideas through the cross functional team.
·Timely reporting to stakeholders on approach, initiatives, process & support required.
·Responsible to remove roadblocks /challenges in execution through collaborative cross functional approach.
· Maintain & track progress & ensure regular discussion rhythm with the team.
·Provide leadership and technical direction on the cost out initiatives.

Qualifications/Requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree in B.E (/ Mechanical) from an accredited university or college with minimum 10 years of experience in sourcing .Sourcing experience in the wind industry will be an added advantage
-Expertise in areas of fabrication , machining and costing
-Prior knowledge of Should-Cost execution is key
-Willing to re-locate.
-Willing to travel to suppliers, customers & other GE sites as required

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.

Locations: India; Bangalore
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