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General Electric Indirect Sourcing Analytics Initiatives Lead in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

Our role as an Indirect Sourcing Analytics Initiatives Lead offers its employees a chance to share big ideas, ability to make a difference, broad positive change and freedom to risk, fail and learn.

This role 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 Initiatives Lead 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


  • 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.

  • Complete analytics, e.g., should-cost and modeling.

  • Prepare, implement and store RFI/RFPs (manual as well as using e-sourcing tools such as Smartsheet, Excel and Tableau).

  • Lead bid analysis and evaluation.

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


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain, Commercial, or equivalent consulting experience.

  • Advanced MS Excel, Smartsheet, Tableau, Database management skills.

Desired Characteristics:

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

  • RFX implementation and execution and e-sourcing tool experience (SAP Ariba).

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

  • Lean / Six-Sigma experience.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Collaborative approach in working across functional areas.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and self-starter.

  • Proven negotiations skills.

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

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