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Lead Sourcing Specialist - Aviation NPI

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/31/2017 10:52:15 AM
  • 2986259
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Vandalia


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.

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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.

Role Summary:
Develop supplier selection roadmap and strategy for Aviation NPI (New Product Introduction) commodities. Identify, select, develop and qualify suppliers. Perform price negotiations for long-term contract & execute purchasing activities to meet organization’s priorities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Define supplier strategy including supplier management and optimization of suppliers
  • Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers
  • Responsible owning product commodities from sourcing perspective and negotiate terms and conditions & transmit information to Procurement
  • Actively participate in or lead project tollgate / project operations reviews and provide regular updates to the team
  • Communicate potential risks to the team
  • Ability to meet project deadlines for timely execution of new products
  • Must follow company policies / guidelines while working with suppliers & promptly take actions to meet business needs
  • Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities and balancing both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects
  • Works together with site leadership team on various projects
  • Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done
  • Work with cross-functional teams in plant/factory environment to meet specific project objectives

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Commodity Management

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Knowledge of Aerospace parts procurement process
  • Supplier identification, development and negotiation experience is desired
  • Oracle experience would be a plus

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.



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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Vandalia

    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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