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General Electric Indirect Sourcing Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

The Indirect Sourcing Analyst is responsible for developing and applying best-practice processes and policies across indirect procurement, including spend analytics, savings and initiative tracking, sourcing tool configuration and application (eRFX/RFI, auctions). The Operations Analyst will assist the indirect category management and business sourcing teams in the end-to-end sourcing process, including market analysis, supplier screening/identification, RFx preparation and analysis, should-cost analysis, assessment of business needs (specifications, demand), and KPI development/tracking. The Operations Analyst will also work with the COE Leader to establish and institutionalize sourcing related best practices (Lean standard work, systems configuration, training development, etc.)

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively assist category management and business sourcing teams in end-to-end sourcing process

  • Market analysis, supplier identification and screening

  • Pressure-testing of business needs/specifications, identification of demand management and compliance TCO opportunities

  • Execute advanced analytics, e.g., should-cost analysis

  • Maintain library of RFI/RFPs, cleansheets

  • Prepare and execute RFI/RFPs (manual as well as using e-sourcing tools)•Lead bid analysis and evaluation

  • Implement sourcing best practices, e.g., lean standard work, systems configuration/setup, training modules

  • Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial, or equivalent consulting experience

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA or Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering

  • Collaborative mindset in working across functional areas

  • RFP/RFI and e-sourcing tool experience

  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills (spend analytics, should-cost analysis, market R&I)

  • Lean / six-sigma experience

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Excellent/Advanced MS Excel, Smartsheet, Tableau, Database management skills

  • Demonstrated negotiations skills

  • Aggressive self-starter

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience with RFQ implementation and execution •Working knowledge of ERP/ SSS systems

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes