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Sr Sourcing Staff Manager - Commodity Management

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/16/2017 12:49:48 AM
  • 3000306
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): China; ShangHai; Shanghai

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:
The Senior Global Commodity Leader – Castings and Forgings will strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals. Lead Castings/Forgings Component team, and manage direct material volume of aprox $350MM for GE Renewable Energy inclusive of Onshore Wind and Offshore Wind.

Essential Responsibilities:
Control costs while meeting delivery and quality requirements from the supply base.

As the Senior Global Commodity Leader – Castings and Forgings, you will:
• Manage supplier contracts, supply agreements, and negotiations with preferred suppliers to ensure that market trends, supplier performance, and future business needs are aligned
• Develop and execute long term global commodity strategies for a diverse group of suppliers, with varying levels of complexity
• Develop competitive negotiations to drive lowest landed with the global supply base
• Lead the evaluation and selection of new suppliers, development of existing suppliers, and overall supplier management
• Define and drive use of preferred suppliers plus develop alternate sources to reduce single and sole sources
• Interact with site teams to understand business needs and develop supply chain strategies that optimize total requirements
• Collaborate with supporting resources (engineering, product line, quality, global supply chain, and regional teams) to achieve plan and ensure adequate cycle time to procure materials
• Partner with corporate teams dedicated to initiatives such as low cost countries, GE and COE (Center of Excellence) sourcing
• Develop technical and market expertise in commodity areas

• Bachelor`s Degree in Business, Logistics, Manufacturing, or Engineering from an accredited university or college
• Minimum 5 years of sourcing or global supply chain experience
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally 20% of the time

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience and industry knowledge within discrete part sourcing or composites
• Demonstrated negotiation skills, contracting expertise, and business law knowledge
• Working knowledge of sourcing buy to pay processes
• High motivation, leadership, and influencing skills
• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
• Proactive self-starter and change agent
• Cross functional, matrixed, and international team experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Effectively communicate across all organizational levels, departments, and functions
• Have proven project management and process improvement skills
• Aptitude with analytical tools (ex. Excel, Access); specific skills should include: data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation
• Ability to perform scenario analysis and strategy development
• Demonstrated technical aptitude and business acumen
• Business process / Sourcing process / program ownership experience
• Strong financial planning, analytical and critical-thinking skills, MBA
• Customer-focused and results-oriented mindset

Locations: China; ShangHai; Shanghai

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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