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General Electric Senior Commodity Site Leader in Beijing, China

Job Description Summary

The Commodity Sourcing Leader contributes to define and to implement the sourcing strategy of a group of commodities.

Job Description

Therefore, the Commodity Sourcing Leader will have to implement actions such as:

  • Deploy, Optimize, and communicate a competitive commodity Global Sourcing strategy

  • Create a Market Intelligence for his/her own segments

  • KPI’s to be reported to the Direct Material Sourcing Leader

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

  • Assess supplier performances

  • Develop and lead cost out ideas on each of his/ her segment

  • Cooperate with Commodity Buyers under the leadership of the Global Fulfillment Leader

  • Contribute to define the global Renewable sourcing strategy

  • Source goods with best suppliers and develop the suppliers' panels

  • Negotiate T&C and any particular clauses

  • Prepares forecast & backlog for her/his commodity

  • Support development of best assumptions in tendering and product activities

  • Support commodity co-design, standardization and rationalization actions

  • Support discussions with suppliers during execution in case of claims, PO changes in coordination with Buyers who is the leader. Provide sourcing rules in Oracle

  • Develop a strong relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Line teams to partner in driving key sourcing and business objectives around cost, cash, supplier quality, NPI and fulfillment

  • Reduce risks in supply chain by mitigating sole source suppliers

  • Drive emerging market growth strategy and localization requirements

  • Collaborate with Materials team to drive standardization and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and cycle time reduction through consignment, VMI and Kanban strategies

  • Drive business cash initiatives under the leadership of Finance

  • Drive continuous improvement in the sourcing process with their stakeholders (engineering, ITO, fulfillment…)

Lead relationship with his/her segment suppliers

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Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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