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Lead Sourcing Specialist - Sourcing Initiatives

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:01:50 PM
  • 2806797
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Distributed Power
Location(s): India ; Bangalore


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:
• The incumbent will perform required job by supporting commercial team during the ITO phase of the projects, firming up sourcing strategy, supplier selection, commercial negotiations, contract finalization & fulfillment for the assigned projects in the region.
• Incumbent will be responsible for supplier’s performance on cost & fulfillment.
• Liaison with the ITO, Project Management, Engineering, Finance teams to get best suppliers on board for the assigned projects.
• Track supplier’s delivery to meet project time lines
• Perform continual market analysis and get new suppliers on board to fill technology gaps
• Support regulatory audits, EHS elements and process improvement initiatives
• Lead initiatives for the function
• Participate in daily/ weekly project execution meetings with the cross functional team.
• Prepare weekly, monthly analysis reports and status of the jobs assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Engineering degree or equivalent preferably in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or equivalent
• Min 10+ years of Sourcing experience
• Fluent English (both spoken and written).
• Strong communication skills, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
• Knowledge of supplier market
• Product Knowledge (cost structure, lead time & technical features)
• Negotiation Skills
• Hand on experience for project item purchase i.e. pumps, valves, piping, Instruments, heat exchangers, vessels etc.
• Good knowledge of India Taxation and Inco Terms.
• Hand on experience on SAP tool.

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Good interpersonal & relationship building skills.
• Lean/six sigma awareness
• Knowledge on supplier base for Middle East and Europe

Locations: India ; Bangalore

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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