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Sourcing Specialist 2 - Commodity Management

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:09:01 PM
  • 2937081
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom; Gloucester


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Role Summary:
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for defined work or projects in support of MRP and Commodity Strategies. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives
• Place timely Purchase Orders (PO) and obtain PO acknowledgements from Suppliers
• Manage the order book to ensure all parts are delivered on time in full
• Identify and qualify new suppliers
• Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
• Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out.
• Drive productivity opportunities with supply base to deliver cost out goals
• Support commodity buys
• Generate reports to track PO activity and supplier performance
• Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date adherence
• Drive effective sourcing plans to meet required delivery dates and create payment tracking and invoice analysis.



Qualifications/Requirements:

• Degree qualification or equivalent with experience in a Sourcing role.
• Verbal communications and interpersonal skills
• Time management, scheduling and prioritization skills
• Experience with utilizing and creating effective MS Excel spreadsheets; working capability with MSWord, Outlook & PowerPoint

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf



Desired Characteristics:
• Additional experience in Sourcing and writing fulfilment reports using MS Access, SQL or Visual Basic is preferred

Locations: United Kingdom; Gloucester
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