General Electric Lead Sourcing Specialist 2 - Project Initiatives in Pune, 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.

Role Summary:

Lead Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for increasing supplier plant efficiency by improving production throughput of key suppliers implementing lean methods with an objective to reduce Lead time, Inventory, production cost and increase throughput.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Lead a cross-functional team of GE and Supplier to streamline the manufacturing and material movement process & eliminated non-value added activities

• Design floor layout changes to facilitate the free flow of product parts from production cells to assembly area

• Update Plan for Every Part (PFEP) logistics database of welds, brakes, jigs, metals based on demand & inventory

• Establish and implement KPI’s for various manufacturing departments to help measure Managing Daily Improvement (MDI)

• Implemented visual Pull System reduced lead time & inventory

• Implement Just-in-Time (JIT) techniques to optimize throughput and lower warehouse costs Facilitated motion kaizen and 2P events through multiple value streams (VS

• Manage a VS transformation utilizing Kanban, PFEP, 5S, 2P, EPEI, finished goods and pull system

• Create a layered audit to ensure sustainment of product flow, standard work and problem solving

• Facilitate lean enterprise VS transformation utilizing work flow cycles, integration events, single point of initialization, visual pitch and takt time planning

• Deploy structured problem solving to analyze inventory, determine root causes and implement solutions to reduce inventory. Improved order policies, Plan for Every Part (PFEP) and supplier Kanban

Qualifications/Requirements:

B. Educational Qualification

• Bachelor’s Degree from accredited and reputed college or university in Engineering + specialization in Materials Management / MBA Preferred

• Certified Lean Black Belt

B. Professional Experience

• 7-10 years of industry experience with exposure to project sourcing /global supply chain projects and demonstrated capability.,

• Desired Characteristics

• Working knowledge of overall sourcing buy to pay process and manufacturing processes buy to pay processes

Desired Characteristics:

• High motivation, leadership, and influencing skills

• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills

• Proactive self-starter and change agent & Ability to work under stress environment

• Cross functional, ability to work on matrix environment, and international team experience

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Effectively communicate across all organizational levels, departments, and functions

• Proven project management and process improvement skills

• Aptitude with analytical tools (ex. Excel, Access); specific skills should include: data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation

• Ability to perform scenario analysis and strategy development

• Demonstrated technical aptitude and business acumen

• Demonstrated financial acumen and ability to perform cost assessments and analysis

• Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),SAP, ORACLE Systems, COPICS, BAAN and/or other purchasing systems

Locations: India; Pune

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.