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General Electric Service Fulfillment Buyer in Abanto-Zierbena, Spain

Job Description Summary

Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • This role is defined for Service Business from ITO to OTR

  • Is the POC for the Project Team for SR or/and TX Projects within the Supply Chain organization

  • Is responsible Quality & Deliveries for the allocated Service project of the Buy components

  • Work closely with the Transport Specialist, Material Planner & Sourcing team. As well as with all project team members, under the lead of Service Project Manager

  • Work closely with the Project manager and project team to drive execution of the allocated Projects

  • To manage Supply Chain action progress plan to ensure On Time Delivery, Quality (NCR), Cost and contractual compliance

  • Act as a project buyer responsible of the Source to Pay process, for a delegated scope (Site activities & Direct material not covered by Regional Commodity leaders)

  • Process RFQ,

  • place PO,

  • follow up the order until completion of the supplier scope and ensure invoice payment

  • Collaborate with Regional Commodity Leaders to ensure GE qualified vendors is aligned with service business need with regards to responsiveness, overall lead time, quality, On-time delivery, cost competitiveness

  • In collaboration with Regional Commodity Leaders and sourcing team support any relevant business case for new vendors development or framework agreement definition to fit Service Business need

  • For the delegated scope:

  • Own supplier panel and proactively maintain an updated and relevant panel with the best Termes & Conditions.

  • Understand technical specifications of service projects and prepare the RFQ packages to suppliers, negotiate with suppliers, place PO, lead KOM, ensure schedule implementation and follow up until delivery, coordinate with Supplier Quality to ensure inspection & documentation are done in due time

  • Interact with Material Planner in order to ensure that purchasing requisition creation, PO Placement, shipment and day to day activities to respect the project planning and all milestones/targets of the project

  • Secure Data quality in ERP that will allow regular project schedule update and ensure that actions are deployed to secure OTD and cash management.

  • Interact with Transport Specialist to ensure proper time for Transportation activities (including permit request)

  • Provide relevant feedback and support to ITO

  • Ensure best compliance

Main Characteristics:

  • Sourcing: Manage Supplier Panel, Negotiation with suppliers, Good external communication, Supplier selection & relationship management, Contract Management & Legal Awareness, Total cost management (TCO)

  • Product Knowledge: Working technical knowledge of Hydro

  • Operational Effectiveness, Accountability, & Urgency: Result oriented, manage customer expectations, and effectively delivers in the spirit of the agreement. Problem solving: able to pivot with changing customer expectations or unexpected events, navigate conflicts between contract profitability and customer satisfaction, balance trade-offs between time/efficiency vs. performance/need for more creative solutions. Knows when to escalate issues and helps remove bottlenecks and barriers to progress. Clear thinker with ability to develop, communicate, and deliver clear strategy and action plans

  • Continuous Improvement: Engages across teams to improve operations and delivers for customers

Qualification & Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Engineering and/or Supply Chain management or Project Management

  • Significant experience in position or coordination Sourcing /procurement/ supply chain in project related context or in project Management

  • Energy industry experience is a strong adder

  • Fluent in English

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No