New Product Localization Manager - Powering Efficiency COE
Posted 12/20/2016 4:56:48 AM
Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): China ; ShangHai, BeiJing; Beijing, Shanghai
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: This role will develop a supply base in China that meets the strategic (e.g. localization, product development, vendor list) and operational (e.g. quality, lead-time, cost, EHS) needs. You will establish sourcing strategies to reduce cost through localization, new supplier development, technology tie-ups and negotiations, You will collaborate with the cross functional teams to develop specific sourcing plans for various products (Boiler, steam turbine, BOP etc.) within Power business.
Essential Responsibilities: - Enable the business to be more competitive in the market place and win share - Establish sourcing strategies to reduce cost disruptively through localization - Develop and implement cost-out ideas to reduce product cost year over year - Work with cross-functional teams to challenge each and every cost and drive entitlement - Collaborate with suppliers to generate ideas, define engagement strategies (pre / post bid tie-ups, frame agreements etc.) - Improve product costing solidity with a path to meeting the target - Understand the market levers and formulate strategies to counter them - Drive implementation of GE T&C and Pay terms at the tender stage - Articulate the rationale of the sourcing strategies and work with procurement team to ensure implementation - Identify technology gaps and work on plans to reduce them over time - Implement a mechanism to capture key leanings for projects under execution
Qualifications/Requirements: - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college - At least 10 years of experience in Sourcing
Desired Characteristics: - Strong oral and written communication skills. - Effective planning, organization and presentation skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work. - Strong technical background and understanding of project business - Strong Leadership skills/Interpersonal skills/Problem solving abilities. - Improvement of workflows and manufacturing processes
Locations: China ; ShangHai, BeiJing; Beijing, Shanghai
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