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Project Sourcing Manager-Solar Vertical-SRGI

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/31/2017 5:56:32 AM
  • 2790428
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): India ; Noida

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 Project Sourcing Manger would function as the sourcing incharge for ITO and OTR projects in GE Grid Solutions.

To manage the in pre-tendering stage sourcing , work with Strategic sourcing, buyers ,Commercial/Engineering /Quality teams to get best prices & contractual terms for all sourcing related actions to win customer orders.

Once the project is won, this role will also have the responsibility to do the OTR sourcing and ensure that there is no margin slippage in the project.

Essential Responsibilities:
Act as single point contact for tendering/commercial team to get all sourcing related actions managed and executed on time.

Identify and understand the wining price and split the target to commodities and other sourcing related items in the BOQ such as Civil, ETC, Bought out items, insourced components, Logistics etc

Work with Project Manager and Engineering to define the BOQs on time and work with commodity sourcing teams(Local and Global) to get the most competitive prices on time that would enable GE to win the tender (Solid Contributor for for achieving the Targeted Order Booking)

Work with different Internal Manufacturing units to bring in the cost summary of in-house sourced parts and lead cost reduction initiatives with respective site sourcing teams.

Work with Supplier quality teams to ensure all required audits and pre-approvals are in place for the suppliers and commodities involved in the tender.

Ensure that the GE preferred suppliers are considered for the tendering and work with commercial team to get customer acceptance on them.

Create a strong operating rhythm with commodity managers/ project buyers and supplier quality team to ensure the price availability and supplier approvals on time
Partner with the commodity team and engineering to lead the supplier negotiations for strategic cost improvement based on the cost position to win the tender.

Work with engineering team to dive cost optimization ideas on all key commodities and coordinate with commodity managers to get them executed through suppliers
Create cost synthesis against target prices for direct material and other sourcing related items and work with Project commercial teams and Commodity managers and leadership team to meet the targets and time lines
Lead and Drive strategic initiatives such as pay term improvement, Sole source reduction, Localization, Supplier rationalization, Lead time reduction, OTD improvement etc through early engagement with commodity buyers, engineering and quality teams
Connect with Global teams to understand the overall business plan, create visibility on tenders happening at different location and create BCC sourcing opportunities
Comply with QMS and compliance requirements, GE Contracting policies and integrity guideline
Identify and execute pre-bid tie-up opportunities that would help in cost improvement both at Tendering as well as at execution stage
Work with cross functional team to identify and execute standardization of commodities, localization, simplification of process etc.
Work with OTR team to ensure margin improvement on the tenders at execution state.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from accredited college or university ( Preferably Electrical Engineering)

Minimum 12~15 years of industry experience with exposure to project sourcing /global supply chain Function

Desired Characteristics:
Experience and industry knowledge in project sourcing with turn-key solutions in Solar / T&D business segments.
Demonstrated negotiation skills, contracting expertise, and business acumen
Working knowledge of sourcing buy to pay processes
High motivation, leadership, and influencing skills
Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
Proactive self-starter and change agent & Ability to work under stress environment
Cross functional, ability to work on matrix environment , and international team experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Effectively communicate across all organizational levels, departments, and functions
Proven project management and process improvement skills
Aptitude with analytical tools (ex. Excel, Access); specific skills should include: data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation
Ability to perform scenario analysis and strategy development
Demonstrated technical aptitude and business acumen
Demonstrated financial acumen and ability to perform cost assessments and analysis
Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), ORACLE Systems, COPICS, BAAN and/or other purchasing systems
CPM or APICS certification
Green Belt / Black Belt Certified (GE employees only)
GE program graduate (GE employees only)

Locations: India ; Noida

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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