Global Sourcing Leader f/m GE Inspection Technologies
Baker Hughes GE
Posted 12/4/2017 1:49:52 PM
Business Segment: Baker Hughes GE Digital Solutions
Location(s): Germany, Slovakia, United States; Massachusetts, New York; Hurth near Cologne, Ahrensburg, Wunstorf/Germany, Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Nove Mesto/Slovakia
About Us: Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. We deploy minds and machines to enhance customer productivity, safety and environmental stewardship, while minimizing costs and risks at every step of the energy value chain. With operations in over 120 countries, we infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world. Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
Role Summary: The Global Sourcing Leader f/m GE Inspection Technologies (GEIT) will own the sourcing vision, strategy and deliverables for the global GEIT business. The role can be based in one of the global GEIT locations Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Hurth, Ahrensburg or Wunstorf, Germany, Nove Mesto / Slovakia.
In this role, you will lead a team of ~ 20 sourcing professionals across (6) global sites and drive Sourcing activities for the (6) core BHGE Inspection Technologies product lines in order to support and meet business and functional objectives.
Your further responsibilities are:
•Establish sourcing strategies for direct and indirect spend in line with DS and Global Operations strategies to meet or exceed op plan deflation targets
•Develop a strong relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Line teams to partner in driving key sourcing and business objectives around cost, cash, supplier quality, NPI and fulfillment
•Lead and manage Supplier Quality team to drive defect reduction, COQ recovery, quality initiatives and overall supplier quality performance
•Report functionally to the Digital Solutions (DS) Sourcing Leader, with strong operational alignment to the General Manager for Global Supply Chain
•Ensure compliance with BakerHughes GE (BHGE) sourcing policies, procedures and export control regulations
•Reduce risks in supply chain by mitigating sole source suppliers
•Drive emerging market growth strategy
•Collaborate with Materials team to drive standardization and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and cycle time reduction through consignment, VMI and Kanban strategies
•Provide benchmarking and industry intel support in make vs. buy strategies and decisions
•Drive business cash initiatives supporting inventory and AP; lead implementation of e-invoicing strategies
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent education
• Significant sourcing experience
• Travel up to 20% of the time, as required
Please Note: If being hired to United States location- GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Proven strategic and analytical skills
•Demonstrated leadership capability within a matrix organization
•Highly-motivated, results/metrics driven with demonstrated influencing skills
•Strong negotiation skills
•Experience managing a team of sourcing professionals•
•Prior site, P&L and/or business sourcing experience
•GE program graduate (i.e. OMLP, FMP)
•Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
•Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
•Knowledge of shop operations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions
Locations: Germany, Slovakia, United States; Massachusetts, New York; Hurth near Cologne, Ahrensburg, Wunstorf/Germany, Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Nove Mesto/Slovakia
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