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In this highly-visible, high-impact role, you will ...
Lead and coordinate all sourcing activities for the explosively-growing Aviation Digital team.
Drive supplier and commodity strategies (low cost country sourcing, dual sourcing, etc.) that align with the overall goals of the sourcing organization, while achieving successful outcomes for the team.
Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction.
In addition you will :
Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panel
Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers
Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement
Support Design-To-Cost (DTC) activities within Digital projects
Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc.
This may also include purchasing activities
Develop new solutions under guidance and / or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations
Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
Work together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level
Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done
Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field
Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Commodity Management, including contract negotiation
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
Prior experience in contract negotiation with software or similar technology suppliers.
Strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.
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
Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.
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