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Role Summary: The Sourcing Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the GE Aviation Turboprops organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.
Develop, plan, and manage programs to meet GE purchasing commitments in Sourcing
Manage the complete purchasing and contract administration functions as required to meet program commitments
Develop sourcing strategy targets on quality, price, delivery, and service necessary to meet requirements
Implement and maintain a quality improvement process targeting reduction in product variation and product losses using key management tools
Collaborate with managers in setting realistic and challenging operational goals, and contribute to their accomplishment
Periodically prepare and implement supporting work plans
Liaise with Buyer/Contract Administrators in fulfilling purchasing commitments and support the appropriate program plans
Provide for the evaluation of vendor quotations utilizing appropriate negotiation and purchasing analysis techniques and implementation of proper contracts with emphasis on quality, price, delivery, and service necessary to meet requirements
Provide for evaluation of suppliers' capabilities and identification of appropriate items to buy
Provide support to GE Marketing and Sales in their proposal efforts
Lead commodity Sourcing with accountability over direct/indirect buy, and cost reduction targets
Develop, implement and lead overall supplier strategy for commodity area, including simplification, ensuring sourcing process integrity, and optimize productivity, quality and fulfillment
Set sourcing strategy and lead a team with strong process responsibility to develop complex and comprehensive supplier/buyer contractual relationships to meet the business needs
Ensure supplier compliance with regulatory and reputation requirements
Partner with Supplier Quality to drive quality initiatives for Sourcing
Responsible for people management (~10 people) activities including recruiting, performance management, compensation, and organizational structure
Master's/Bachelor's university degree
Strong experience in a Sourcing position
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
Strong process discipline with sound analytic and statistical skills
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