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Order Fulfillment Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:09:05 PM
  • 2935953
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): South Africa; Johannesburg

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:
Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of purchasing and sourcing concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of purchasing concepts in order to help drive supplier performance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all Progress reports are received from the suppliers in the correct form at the correct time
  • Order Fulfillment Manager shall review the report and further provide his/her comments
  • Shall lead Kick Off Meeting to define the co -ordination procedure for Expediting set up the Buyer/CL
  • Shall ensure that the Contractor's baseline schedule is available for tracking and monitoring
  • Actively supports engineering & quality discipline for expediting of critical documentation. Order
  • Fulfillment Manager shall also review and monitor critical documents submittal and approval status with Engineering and Quality function for timely release of Manufacturing clearance to meet “On time delivery” target
  • Ensures that order fulfillment plans (desk & physical intervention) are prepared, maintained and updated in timely fashion
  • Expedites the suppliers for progress of packages allocated for his scope including co -ordination with internal disciplines to meet the project on -time deliveries
  • Checks progress by conducting supplier visits/walk downs (also unannounced, if there is suspicion of irregularities) at the manufacturers premises and their
    suppliers, on the manufacturing shop floors or in their offices
  • PLAN-vs.-ACTUAL comparative analysis of manufacturing planning, raw material procurement and actual manufacturing activities. Order Fulfillment Manager
    shall share Expediting Visit Reports timely with the Project Team
  • Conducts Desk Expediting Review Meetings with Suppliers and share Minutes of Meeting with the Project Team


    • Bachelor degree in engineering / Sourcing/Commerce or equivalent
    • At least 8 years of relevant experience is required
    • Must have valid authorization to work full-time without any restriction in the role’s location

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Pro-active
      • Networking and communication skills
      • Team Building

        Locations: South Africa; Johannesburg

        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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