General Electric Project Sourcing Specialist in Tatabanya, Hungary

About Us:

GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

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:

The Buyer is responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of sourcing tactics, strategies to best meet ES objectives (such as material and services cost enhancing) under management or more senior sourcing colleagues’ guidance.

  • Effective communication with suppliers, as well as GE team (e.g. Project Managers, Project Engineers, Sourcing manger, e.g.) to ensure On-time and Quality Supplier Delivery;

  • Determine potential sources, obtain bids, and plan programs to meet business needs, solicit and evaluate suppliers’ proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques

  • Timely converting Purchase Requisitions into Purchase Orders in SAP;

  • Collect order acknowledgements;

  • Report purchase order progressing to management, implement recovery plans if needed;

  • Support Quality team in monitoring inspections dates and collecting vendor documentation

  • Expediting Suppliers to respect delivery plan and inspection programs when requested;

  • Perform supplier on site expediting visits;

  • Seeking new suppliers;

  • Negotiation of the commercial elements with suppliers;

  • Supporting ITO with bid collections;

  • Executing other tasks provided by her responsible manager relating to her roles and responsibilities;

  • Apply lessons learned and improvement ideas.Work closely with Quality to:

  • Collect Vendor documentation and manuals

  • Monitoring project inspection programs

  • Support supplier quality compliance audit and qualifications

  • Support supplier monitoring and yearly assessments. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher level vocational training from logistics or economics

  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective communication with suppliers and internal customers;

  • Must work well in a fast-paced environment (pressure resilient);

  • Must work well in a global and cross functional team environment;

  • Self-starter;

  • Fluency in English (Spoken & Written);

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Excellent PC skills (MS project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint);

  • Proactive;

  • Quick issue tracker;

  • Good team player

  • Good understanding of suppliers’ manufacturing and construction schedules

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of the sourcing field

  • Experience in SAP system Desired Characteristics:

  • Third European language (German, Russian, Spanish, French, Italian)

  • Technical diploma (Mechanical, Electrical Engineer)

  • Good understanding of suppliers’ manufacturing and construction schedules; Locations: Hungary; TatabanyaGE 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.