Location(s): United Kingdom ; Chalfont St Giles, Cardiff
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Role Summary: Country Deploy Leader with Spend <$100MM, PO Transactions <10,000 responsible for all commodities in that country with no direct reports
Country Deploy Leader with Spend <$100MM, PO Transactions <10,000 responsible for all commodities in that country with no direct reports
Collaborate with the local source commodity teams by translating the business requirements (SOWs) as input to the commodity strategy.
Lead the execution of the local sourcing strategy; deliver a competitive advantage by driving the strategic supplier initiatives, selection, development, and consolidation to ensure optimal business performance.
Partner with key local business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the needs of the business.
Collaborate with local source commodity teams to ensure supplier quality and delivery performance needs are met and improvement strategies are implemented
Collaborate with local commodity leaders to execute negotiation on specifically assigned commodities.
Execute across the purchase base, with full accountability for meeting deflation (savings), usage, cash and preferred supplier targets.
Own the day-to-day execution of the transactional procurement process including approving a PO. Convert purchase requisitions into purchase orders and manage the purchase orders until closed.
Develop & Lead projects across the country or P&L as agreed with business stakeholders.
Ensure business specific regulatory requirements, global ops compliance, and quality, delivery and cost expectations are met.
Manage the operational relationship with suppliers.
Work Cross-functionally with Global Ops and business teams to effectively implement business solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
Significant experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial background
Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
Strong analytical Skills
Lean Six Sigma certified
GE Leadership Program Graduate
Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win
Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills
Strong project management skills
Working knowledge of ERP/ SSP systems
Experience with RFQ implementation and execution
History with supplier base consolidation
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability.
Locations: United Kingdom ; Chalfont St Giles, Cardiff
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