GE Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering in Jacksonville, Florida

Job Number

2784917

Business

GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions

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Posted Position Title

Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Sourcing

Function Segment

Supplier Quality

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Florida

City

Jacksonville

Postal Code

32221

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

Drive quality for assigned suppliers, including quality plan implementation. Select suppliers through qualification processes. Own supplier results, drive improvements utilizing supplier scorecards. Own supplier audits, ensuring compliance, and driving improvement plans where needed. 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

In the role of Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering you will:

  • Possess both Supplier Quality Assurance and Supplier Quality Development

  • Include supplier qualifications, action plans, audits, performance monitoring, and assisting key suppliers towards industrial standards of excellence

  • SQEs have various levels of differentiation which are related to level of technical understanding of engineering drawings and ability to manage vendors

  • Develop 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

  • Work together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level

  • Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done

  • Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge

  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews

  • Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field

  • Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with a minimum 7 years of experience in Sourcing)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Supplier Quality Engineering.

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

  • 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

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