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General Electric EMEA Service Sourcing Team Leader in Abanto-Zierbena, Spain

Job Description Summary

• Lead a team of Serrvice Buyers

• Act as Regional Sourcing representative for Service Business

• Optimize, communicate, deploy & Implement a competitive commodity Sourcing strategy for the region.

• Purchase materials, products and services for Hydro projects in accordance with QCD requirements

• Improve Expertise from team members

• Monitor & Improve Suppliers & Sourcing performance in Operations (Total Cost of ownership, Delivery, Quality, Service level & Innovation)

• Assess supplier performance

• Teamwork with Regional Commodity Leaders, Service Project Manager and Global Commodity Leaders

Job Description


  • Manage Service Buyers team

  • Define workload planning

  • Contribute to define the regional sourcing strategy for Service related items

  • Provide inputs and needs from her/his Region(s)

  • Lead ITO Process for Service Bid

  • Take part to strategy definition under the lead of the Global Service Sourcing Leader

  • Source best suppliers and develop the suppliers' panels in the Region with the support of Quality insurance

  • Negotiate T&C/Price lists (Long Term Frame Agreement /open Purchase Orders and implement Supplier Review Management with these suppliers

  • Drive and lead stakeholders in his/her region for supplier improvement and development

  • Prepare forecast & backlog for her/his commodity

  • Support development of best assumptions in tendering and product activities:

  • Price lists, costing tools, TBOMs update, Vendor list, issuance of specific RFQ if necessary, …

  • Supports risk &opportunities reviews

  • Be the main interface between Engineering and the supplier

  • Lead purchasing activities for major POs in coordination with Project Requirements (Place RFQ, clarify specific project requirements, negotiate PO, award business, ensure hand-over with Project). Ensure load management

  • Lead discussions with suppliers during execution in case of claims, PO changes in coordination with the Project.

  • Organize and supervise Technical review meetings before PO placement and Kick-off meetings with suppliers after PO award to ensure supplier fully understands technical and contractual requirements

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No