GE Careers
Apply Now    

Global Commodity Leader - Electro Mechanical Devices (EMD)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/21/2017 3:49:37 PM
  • 3029160
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Mexico, United States; Georgia; Atlanta, Plano, Cary, Burlington, West Burlington, Plainville, Monterrey


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.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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:
The Global Commodity Leader will be responsible for the EMD commodity for Industrial Solutions’ $300M plus annual buy. The position entails leading all phases of sourcing for assigned Commodity globally & requires skills necessary to identify cost saving opportunities, support fulfillment escalations, drive supply-base to utilize GE standard payment terms, create competitive environment,negotiate spend & collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive optimal total cost of ownership.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Global Commodity Leader, you will:

  • Develop, Lead and execute Sourcing strategy for assigned accounts / commodities
  • Develop annual plan to deliver cost-out, improved cash flow, increased Best Cost Country spend and minimization of constrained buy
  • Maximize cost-out on assigned buy via negotiation, redesigns, DMP (Direct Material Productivity), sub-tier component cost reductions as well as utilization of tools such as e-auctions, Should-Cost analysis, Data Analytic and benchmarking
  • Manage Sourcing activities for assigned buy including quoting, set up of Info Records / Sourced Codes in SAP
  • Provide sites support as needed for current and new designs
  • Work effectively with Site material, Engineering and Supplier Quality teams to address escalations and provide problem resolutions
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams on NPI projects including identifying new sources of supply, signing NDA’s and Supply / Development Agreements
  • Lead supply base consolidation in support of operational costs improvement and spend leverage
  • Drive supplier’s lead-time reduction and MOQ optimization for assigned buy
  • Work effectively with Cross-GE EMD team, Energy COE, Poles, and Sites’ sourcing people to maximize leverage globally and drive optimal results for the company


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or other technical field
  • Minimum of 8 years of Sourcing experience


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working for a large Corporation in similar global or regional capacity
  • Ability to effectively work across poles, cultures, and time zones to provide strong support to global stake holders
  • Ability and willingness to travel globally
  • Proven change agent with excellent facilitative leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience developing and Executing a Commodity Strategy
  • Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win
  • Aggressive self-starter and change agent
  • Excellent oral / written communication and influencing skills
  • Strong project / program management experience with a winning track record
  • Prior sourcing and/or supply chain operations experience required
  • Master's Degree in business or Global Sourcing experiences with fortune 500
  • Six Sigma certification or equivalent quality certification
  • Prior supplier negotiation experience
  • Knowledge of contracts and ability to negotiate conditions of purchase

To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

Locations: Mexico, United States; Georgia; Atlanta, Plano, Cary, Burlington, West Burlington, Plainville, Monterrey

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.


Apply Now    
Link for schema

GE Careers Technical Assistance

Having technical issues with ge.com/careers or your application? We're here to help.

Get In Touch

Connect With Us

Stay up to date on GE and possible opportunities that open in areas that interest you.

Sign Up