Commodity Site Leader-Investment Casting

Company Name:
Business GE Power & Water
Business Segment PW-PGP Power Generation Products
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Posted Position Title Commodity Site Leader-Investment Casting
Career Level Experienced
Function Sourcing
Function Segment Sourcing
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces South Carolina
City Greenville
Postal Code 29615-4614
Relocation Expenses No
Role Summary/Purpose GE offers a great work environment and challenging careers. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employerfor all, including minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled. The Commodity Site Leader - Investment casting will strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals. They will manage direct material volume & control costs while meeting delivery and quality requirements from the supply base.
Essential Responsibilities In addition you will:
Be the focal point to lead the development and execution of long-term commodity strategies for Gas Turbine Investment Casting purchasing through negotiation plan development and execution
Synergize with other commodity leaders to develop / execute strategy to contract and drive savings
Drive sourcing program and lead Site Unique material initiatives for strategic sourcing team including management of deflation activities and supply change risk mitigation
Deliver deflation on Year over Year measurable buy, reduce product cost and drive fulfillment metrics
Drive supplier selection development, and overall supplier management, in accordance with the developed strategy
Support Sourcing Initiatives including cycle reduction, Emerging Markets, Product Cost Out (PCO), Contractual Service Agreement (CSA) and New Product Introduction (NPI) Sourcing practices and cash flow improvement
Plan, prepare and execute Commodity Strategy - Blue Print and Op Plan
Manage projects in a matrix organization across the globe; including interacting with manufacturing personnel to understand unique supplier requirements of global supply chain business
Assist in the development and implementation of improved business processes
Provide technical guidance to suppliers toward assuring product/process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications
Bachelor''s Degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 3 years of experience in sourcing, finance, manufacturing or operations
Eligibility Requirements:
Ability and willingness to travel to support business needs
Additional Eligibility Qualifications 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.
Desired Characteristics
Previous Manufacturing / Sourcing, negotiations and buyers experience
Demonstrated project / program leadership
Bachelor''s Degree in a Technical or Business field from an accredited college or university
Strong analytical skills
Strong negotiation skills
Strong business acumen
Strong communication skills and presentation skills
Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
Self-starter, resourceful, team builder and a leader
Strategic and global thinker
Proficient in MS Office Applications (including MS Access)
Entry Level Program graduate
Masters of Science Degree from an accredited college or university
Masters of Business Administration Degree from an accredited college or university
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or equivalent quality certification
Prior leadership experience
Working knowledge of Communication Oriented Production Information Control System (COPICS) & Oracle Systems
Working knowledge of eSMS, Clear Orbit RCA and SDR systems
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