GE Sr Sourcing Manager - Tender and Project Sourcing in Kolkata, India

Job Number



GE Power

Business Segment

Power GE India

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

Sr Sourcing Manager - Tender and Project Sourcing

Career Level




Function Segment


Location(s) Where Opening Is Available India


Kolkata, Noida, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

This key role within SPS Sourcing will lead the tendering activities for ECS business (including SOx & NOx). Besides providing sourcing support to the tendering team, he or she will use experience and expertise to establish sourcing strategies to reduce cost disruptively through localization, new supplier development, technology tie-ups and negotiations, He or she will collaborate with the cross functional teams to develop tender specific sourcing plans for various products within ECS business

Essential Responsibilities

  • This position may be based either in Kolkata or in Noida

  • Enable the business to be more competitive in the market place and win share

  • Develop and implement cost-out ideas to reduce product cost year over year

  • Work with cross-functional teams to challenge each and every cost and drive entitlement

  • Collaborate with suppliers to generate ideas, define engagement strategies (pre / post bid tie-ups, frame agreements etc.)

  • Improve product costing solidity with a path to meeting the target

  • Understand the market levers and formulate strategies to counter them

  • Drive implementation of GE T&C and Pay terms at the tender stage

  • Articulate the rationale of the sourcing strategies and work with procurement team to ensure implementation

  • Identify technology gaps and work on plans to reduce them over time

  • Implement a mechanism to capture key leanings for projects under execution

Key KPIs:

  • Entitlement driven, product cost reduction

  • Maximize GE2GE spend

  • Maximizing the use of suppliers in the panel

  • Cost solidity

  • Headcounts management vs. workload


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

  • At least 10 years of experience in Sourcing

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in a leadership role related to project procurement

  • At least 3-5 years experience of leading a team

  • This position may be based either in Kolkata or in Noida

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to understand engineering drawings

  • Effective planning, organization and presentation skills including the ability to prioritize and plan work.

  • Strong technical background and understanding of project business

  • Strong Leadership skills/Interpersonal skills/Problem solving abilities.

  • Improvement of workflows and manufacturing processes

  • Ability to coach & develop team members.