GE Sourcing Specialist in Gabes Port, Tunisia

Job Number

2782653

Business

GE Global Operations

Business Segment

Global Operations Middle East & Africa

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.

Posted Position Title

Sourcing Specialist

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Sourcing

Function Segment

Sourcing

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Tunisia

City

Gabes Port

Postal Code

6071

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Requires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.

Essential Responsibilities

Define and improve Sourcing strategies at business or plant level. May also include management of regional & business teams. Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations. Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects. Works together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level. Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done. Provides technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge. Actively participate in supplier performance reviews. Advises Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field. Contributes to project as a team member or leads small projects.

Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing). Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Sourcing Management.

Desired Characteristics

Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.