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Sourcing Commodity Specialist (m/f)

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/14/2017 5:49:27 AM
  • 3021823
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Supply Chain
Location(s): Austria; Jenbach


About Us:
This position is based in the center of the Alps, in Tyrol - a region that provides a pleasant variety of recreational opportunities and a high quality of life. We are passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. You can expect to join a diverse team, which offers comprehensive and international career opportunities and is known for leadership development.

Role Summary:
We offer you the opportunity to help us further shape our Global Operation Sourcing Strategy as a Regional Sourcing Commodity Specialist to drive synergies across the Business.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Working as a liaison between Business Stakeholders and Global Sourcing Team for MRO, Logistics/Warehousing, Facility.
• Drive simplification on sourcing processes and support the GOS AP team.
• You manage the day to day Strategic procurements actions for Indirect Sourcing in the Business, and setup the mid- and long-term strategy aligned with Category Management.
• Develop the procurement execution strategy for the Business, on assigned commodities using negotiation, E-Auction, and supply base rationalization/consolidation.
• You drive daily supplier selection including RFQ-tender, price negotiation process, manage the transactional purchasing activities and act as the Purchasing owner in regards of pricing, fulfillment and compliance.
• Further you conduct business analyses of the entire portfolio, collaborate with Category Teams to formulate sourcing strategies and support negotiations with the suppliers as well as to manage fulfillment and cycle times and ensure quality, cost and delivery requirements are met from supply base.
• Pursuing the company’s sourcing strategies and material cost and usage reduction initiatives you continually evaluate market conditions and monitor supplier performance to assure that all suppliers meet or beat the required price, quality and service level. The responsibilities also include working with cross-functional teams (Global Ops team, Legal, Finance, Facility, EHS) to develop the cost, product and supply chain performance to the highest standards.
• In doing so, it will be essential for you to maintain the highest level of integrity and ethics in all dealings with internal customers and outside suppliers.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• You like to work in a Global & Intercultural environment and have a demonstrated technical aptitude
& business acumen.
• +3 years’ experience in Sourcing or Supply Chain related roles
• Strong negotiation skills and affinity to develop contracts
• High influencing and social skills. Cross functional experience, Strong interpersonal skills
• Minimal requirement BS/BA Technical and/ or Business Degree
• Proactive self starter. Change agent. Willingness to learn
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (German, English)
• Additional language capabilities in Hungarian are an asset
• Requires up to 20% travel to Global Supply Base and Internal Businesses Stakeholders
• Work Location is Jenbach/Austria

Locations: Austria; Jenbach

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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