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Materials Intern

  • GE Power
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 9/13/2017 3:50:35 PM
  • 2961350
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Conversion
Location(s): Mexico; Garcia


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:

Guarantee direct and indirect material availability through an efficient purchasing execution, ensuring timely delivery to the plant according to the master production schedule, while identifying opportunities for cost-effectiveness and continuous improvement



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the procurement of production material and outsourced component processing.

  • Develop material planning tools and processes to manage critical milestones in the supply chain.

  • Work with Sourcing to strategically develop new suppliers as necessary, to reduce costs and manufacturing risks.

  • Work with Warehouse leadership and Finance to insure invoice matching and timely payment to suppliers.

  • Creation and issuance of demand forecasts for long lead-time items to suppliers.

  • Provide support and follow up on Quality claims to suppliers and obtain replacement material or equivalent credit memo.

  • Issuance of purchase orders to suppliers and material expediting as necessary.

  • Perform maintenance on purchased material coding in Manufacturing System as necessary to comply with plant global inventory plan.

  • Review and provide disposition to slow moving materials and execute corrective actions to reduce slow moving inventory.

  • Proactively seek opportunities to contribute with plant metrics through leadership and involvement in productivity and deflation projects.

  • Monitor stockroom transactions to promote an optimum usage of the Manufacturing System.

  • Establish and maintain good relations with suppliers, insuring a solid supply chain


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Customer Service focus

  • Proactive

  • Working under pressure

  • Fluent English Proficiency


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent oral communication & report, business correspondence & procedure-writing skills

  • Change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change

  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving & root-cause analysis skills


  • Locations: Mexico; Garcia

    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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