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Senior Buyer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/11/2017 9:51:37 AM
  • 2982690
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): Czech Republic; Praha

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:
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage supplier’s hardware/service delivery
  • Lead a cross functional team (that includes engineering, commodity leaders, quality, programs and supply chain) to solve delivery issues with suppliers
  • Support on time delivery according to the Hardware schedule plan
  • Report weekly to the senior leadership team and provide information on delivery dates and provide gap closure plans for delibquent hardware
  • Handle delivery disruption in accordance with escalation procedures
  • Secure capacity and leverage additional volume with buyers for existing parts
  • Ensure a smooth handover from Strategic Sourcing to Procurement for newly sourced parts
  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews


  • Fluent English is a must
  • Strong experience in a Sourcing/logistics/manufacturing role
  • University/High shool degree, technical degree preferable
  • Very proactive and motivated person, selfmanaged
  • Problemsolver

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to work independently. Strong problem solving skills.

Locations: Czech Republic; Praha

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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