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Project Buyer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 6/16/2017 9:59:49 AM
  • 2910361
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Colorado; Longmont


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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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Role Summary:
The Project Buyer role will have primary responsibility to ensure an uninterrupted supply of materials to support production and sales as well as work to resolve Materials issues while achieving and maintaining inventory business metrics. These general actions will coordinate with global cross-functional teams on a daily basis.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Project Buyer, you will:

  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • Evaluate current and anticipated requirements, determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan purchases to meet business needs
  • Provide coordination and leadership in procurement activities for assigned projects
  • Be responsible for assigned projects to meet the requirements of the business
  • Perform continual material analysis and monitor supplier progress
  • Perform some or all of the required functions from quoting to satisfactory delivery of material or service
  • Initiate necessary actions to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any non-conforming material with supplier
  • Create purchase orders with sound purchasing practices and assure compliant acquisition of material or service that meet applicable company and government regulations
  • Maintain “timely” control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other required documents to assure orderly administration and retention of records

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a purchasing or sourcing role

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to perform under pressure/against tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time in order to meet delivery deadlines
  • Six Sigma Trained or Equivalent Quality training; Green Belt certified (GE employees only)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work under tight time deadlines, with frequently changing priorities
  • Strong customer service mindset with ability to enhance internal customer relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter and highly motivated

    GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
    Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Oil & Gas today!

    Locations: United States; Colorado; Longmont
    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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