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 Planner / Buyer will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. 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: · Interface with production, sales, purchasing and suppliers in order to schedule the receipt of raw material to meet production demand · Responsible for raw material scheduling, updating database, editing routines documents, procurement follow up and expediting management · Establish plant production schedules, WIP job management and maintain inventory database / cost structure · Write, manage, and update the production control data and working rules and drive cost and cycle time reduction with supplier base using Six Sigma methodology · Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues · Assist in the development and implementation of the e-sourcing plan to reduce cost and cycle time · Assure that the shop has the necessary materials, configuration records, manpower, and tooling to meet required production levels · Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements · Monitor implementation of corrective action plans · Prepare and implement work orders and plans as required · Responsible for assigned commodities to meet the requirements of the business · Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service · Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, together with the effective utilization of available expertise from supporting organizations; implement purchase contracts with sound purchasing practices and applicable company and government regulations · Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, and stimulate competition
Qualifications/Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 3 years of experience · Fluent English · Strong organizational skills and attention to detail · Ability to multi-task · Strong customer mindset · Strong oral and written communication skills · Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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