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Lead Contract and Material Administrator

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/4/2018 12:52:03 AM
  • 3038808
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): Australia; Fountaindale, Newcastle, Brisbane

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 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.

Role Summary:
The purpose of this role is to manage the availability of materials for our Collision Avoidance System (CAS) and Drill Guidance System (DGS) Contracted Manufacturing Organisations (CMO) and administration of the DGS CMO contract.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Management of the CMO contract for the successful delivery of our DGS equipment, parts and services
• Procurement and expediting the supply of raw materials to the DGS CMO
• Other direct and indirect purchasing for the Australian spoke as required
• Assist with the planning and oversight of raw material holding for our CAS CMO
• Ensuring the timely placement of manufacturing POs on the CMOs
• Co-ordinating with CMOs regarding product delivery to GE
• Co-ordinating delivery to customer sites
• Liaising with CMOs regarding reporting and operational matters
• Sharing CMO performance reports with DMT leaders
• Document control of all engineering and manufacturing documentation between GE Engineering and the CMO
• Other ad hoc material planning and product delivery tasks

• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience)
• Minimum of 5 years of materials planning, sourcing, quality, contract management or operations experience
• Willingness and ability to regularly travel to CMO site in Newcastle regionAbility to partner across multiple functions including materials, sourcing, operations, engineering and quality
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong financial, quantitative and data analysis skills
• Strong project management and process improvement skills
• Proven ability to influence stakeholders in a cross-functional, multi-site, global team environment
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Well developed interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: Australia; Fountaindale, Newcastle, Brisbane

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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