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Senior Procurement Manager

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:09:03 AM
  • 2798202
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Florida; Jacksonville


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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.

GE Oil & Gas fuels the future. We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream” company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.

Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

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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.

Role Summary:
In this role of Senior Procurement Manager, you will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role, you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others and can effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Senior Procurement Manager, you will:

  • Supervise a team of 15 Planner / Buyers
  • Interview, recommend hire, train, and assign department staff
  • Provide direction and mentoring. Develop and communicate performance metrics to assess the effectiveness of staff, both as a department and individually
  • Evaluate performance and provide counseling and coaching to employees
  • Develop and implement staffing plans and related budgets
  • Track, measure, and report on all established metrics, determine root causes of unfavorable results, develop and execute corrective actions, and communicate such activities to management as required
  • Establish and manage procedures that ensure Buyer / Planners maintain appropriate material master settings to drive appropriate MRP recommendations
  • Understand and coach employees on how to evaluate stock and forecast levels to maximize on time delivery while managing cash
  • Work with Production Scheduling, Warehouse Management, and Sourcing Leadership to plan inventory levels of finished goods, raw materials and sub-assemblies to meet company goals for OTD, asset management, and profitability
  • Investigate actual and impending material shortages and analyze root causes to resolve issues
  • Serve as a primary point of escalation when vendors fail to meet expectations. Resolve such issues to maximize the attainment of the company’s long term objectives
  • Provide leadership in maximizing the use of business systems (MRP software) and the development of raw material policies and procedures, risk mitigation strategies, and the continuous improvement of related business processes
  • Collaborate with and influence others in a constructive manner
  • Be the subject matter expert in Materials Management functionality

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in planning and/or procurement using an MRP system manufacturer
  • Minimum 7 years in Operations and/or Sourcing

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum 2 years managing employees of 5 or greater
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of shop operations, production control, manufacturing and materials functions
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to mine data from systems, building queries, and building repeatable processes for answering business questions
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and proven ability to motivate others
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Master’s degree, MBA from an accredited college or university in a supply chain or business related field
  • Minimum 4 years of planning and/or procurement experience using an MRP system at a discreet manufacturer of durable goods
  • Minimum 4 years managing planning and/or procurement employees
  • APICS CPIM and/or CSPC certification
  • Experience in SAP in a planning and/or procurement role

    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. 
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States ; Florida; Jacksonville

    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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