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Sourcing Specialist 1 - Buying/Procurement

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/14/2018 7:51:38 AM
  • 3064397
  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Business Segment: Transportation Global Supply Chain
Location(s): Canada; Manitoba; Oakbank


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:
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Ensure continuity of supply of all production materials, prototype materials and sundry supplies
• Analyze MRP reports to ensure timely purchases and delivery of product
• Assist and lead in negotiations with new and existing suppliers
• Monitor, plan and negotiate supplier agreements
• Resolve quality, pricing and delivery issues with suppliers
• Recommend and implement purchasing process improvements, including development of new functions and specifications to our in house MRP system.
• Perform detailed cost analysis and cost reduction activities
• Evaluate potential new suppliers and participate in the qualification process
• Timely and effective communication of forecasts and purchase orders to suppliers

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Completed courses on supply chain in APICS or PMAC
• Minimum 3 years in purchasing in a manufacturing environment
• Experience working within MRP systems
• Proficient with all Microsoft products
• Experience in dealing with global suppliers
• Excellent communication skills
• Innovative, self- starter who is able to work independently and as part of a multi-skilled team

Desired Characteristics:
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to tight schedules

Locations: Canada; Manitoba; Oakbank

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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