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Materials Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/6/2018 4:51:26 PM
  • 3054973
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Mexico; Apodaca


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.



Role Summary:

Lead the materials team by managing and coordinating all purchasing and Inventory control activities (from suppliers and within departments) according to production schedules. Plan and schedule purchased and fabricated material needs. Comprehensive and in-depth understanding of Supply Chain concepts and principles.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage master planning, material processes and procurement system, plan and update purchasing needs.

  • Lead the team of buyers to achieve on time delivery of materials and deliver on time customer requirements.

  • Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues.

  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs.

  • Optimize inventory and process improvements, maintain competitive inventory levels by effective management of the supply chain and SAP.

  • Leads analytical and design activities using proven IT Tools and vested approaches and methods.

  • Communicates across different levels of the organization with concise and clear language.
  • Presents to senior leaders with detail data and on cross functional teams.

  • Communicates across the function in the area of expertise.
  • Metrics:

  • Inventory Dollars, Inventory Turns, External Service, Purchase Order Days OVD, Blocked Invoices, Open purchase orders, Purchase requisition days open, Supplier OVD Dollars.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from and accredited university or college.

  • Customer focus and sense of urgency.

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask.

  • Knowledgeable on SAP, MS excel and Access.

  • Proven experience on Materials roles.

  • English fluency is a must.


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong team orientation and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization.


  • Locations: Mexico; Apodaca

    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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