GE Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering in Jacksonville, Florida
GE Oil & Gas
Oil & Gas Downstream Technology Solutions
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Posted Position Title
Lead Sourcing Specialist - Supplier Quality Engineering
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces
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.
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
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.
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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