General Electric Commercial Logistics Specialist Wind Europe (m/f) in Salzbergen, Germany

About Us:

Renewable Energy offers its customers solutions for energy production from renewable resources. With more than 30,000 installed wind turbines globally, GE provides more than 50,000 megawatt installed capacity of clean and efficient energy. A comprehensive service program supports clients from project development to operation and maintenance, to solutions for network integration and the commercial exploitation of wind energy. The wind turbines are manufactured in Salzbergen, Lower Saxony - GE's European headquarters for onshore wind, where also the European Customer Service and Training Center is located.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:

As a member of the Outbound Logistics Europe team you will focus on commercial matters (details below) to allow the Logistics operations team members to fulfill their scope in the most efficient way.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Identify and manage Logistics Service Providers (LSP) in collaboration with Sourcing functions

  • Operationally manage logistics related orders, including bidding process ownership (RFQs, awards)

  • Own the procurement order (PO) issuance and vendor invoice monitoring process

  • Coordinate the vendor claim management and vendor recovery

  • Analyze logistics related cost and report to related functions (Finance, PM, etc.). This includes e.g. EAC management, budget definition and reporting, Cost Out initiative reporting

  • Maintain functional cost planning and execution, liaise with transport fixture manager for fixture related spends

  • Support the Logistics operations team members on specific requests for customs related document issuance, e.g. during customs audits

  • Lead Logistics PO, AP invoice, cost, and budget related ERP subjects, coordinate local system setups

  • Supervise Logistics related EHS and quality processes, incl. Non-Conformance procedures, supplier quality audits by SQE

  • Re-examine current practices considering changing business environment, new vendors and requirements

  • Identify and implement saving opportunities Qualifications/Requirements:

  • First relevant working experience in sourcing related business operations in an industrial environment

  • International logistics related work experience

  • Proficiency in ERP operations, preferably Oracle applications such as Oracle Races, SSS

  • Strong and precise analytical skills for cost reporting

  • Clear thinking mindset to understand complex situations and act adequately

  • Self-confident and persistent characteristics for price negotiations and vendor claim management

  • Basic knowledge about im- and export processes and document requirements

  • High communication skills with the ability to work with and through global, cross-functional teams including internal customer, suppliers, and service providers

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks with a proven ability to meet hard deadlines

  • Fluent verbal and writing skills in English and German Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in working at GE, knowledge of GE processes and business operations

  • Verbal and writing skills in Spanish is a plus Locations: Germany; SalzbergenGE 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.