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Material Manager

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/1/2017 11:50:42 AM
  • 3037308
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Montana; Havre


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We
are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide
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:
In this role, you will be responsible for facilitating transactions, producing, assembling and delivering replacement / repair parts and equipment as part of a Services agreement or order. Includes activities such as processing transactions, managing processes, material management, site operations, or warehouse logistics & shipping, sometimes in a shop structure. Includes craft & non craft labour as well as manager roles responsible solely for these activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for material planning and inventory metrics across a service segment.
  • Monitor the results of changes to the inventory plan/forecast and recommend modifications.
  • Plan for prevention of excess inventory and stock outs.
  • Work with all levels of personnel (hourly, supervisory, and general foreperson) in resolving issues, tracking material availability, and advising on material usage.
  • Work with customers externally and internally to identify new opportunities to improve our current processes.
  • May also include, Lead Inquiry to Order (ITO) processes through Order to Remittance (OTR).
  • Deliver business sales, contribution margin, develop proposals; negotiate with customers; drive competitive pricing.
  • Develops a year plan for its own department.
  • Is involved in discussions with other functions and teams about improvement in processes, procedures and ways of working.
  • Contributes to plan of larger unit.
  • Communicates across direct organization.
  • Presents to senior leaders (EB and SEB) in specific technical space and on cross functional teams on how technologies interconnect and contribute to overall strategy.
  • Diverse clients in a region.
  • Follows frameworks to get through the processes.
  • There is room for negotiating and client specific conditions.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Services).
  • Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Materials Management.


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.


Locations: United States; Montana; Havre

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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