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General Electric Strategic Sourcing Leader - Services in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

The Strategic Sourcing leader is responsible for defining and executing sourcing strategies for Non-Globalized commodities across Gas power Services and transforming the supplier base & operational processes for flow parts Quality, Delivery, Cost & Cash

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Define and Execute sourcing strategies to drive Cost and Cash improvement for the Non-Globalized commodities under services sourcing’s responsibility

  • Lead and execute strategic initiatives for Lead time reduction, , On time Delivery, Pay term improvement, Supplier rationalization, Sole source reduction, LCC volume growth, CoFreduction, COFR and QMS compliance across Gas services sourcing

  • Own the Cost, Cash and Delivery KPIs for the services sourcing team and work with suppliers and cross-functional teams to exceed targets

  • Lead, Coach and Develop talents across commodity and fulfilment management teams

  • Coordinate and lead the execution of key transactional lean events to improve the standard work and wing to wing processes that are impacting key sourcing KPIs on OTD, Back log reduction, Cost, Quality & Cash.

  • Own sourcing QMS compliance. Ensure DOA, Price approvals, Segregation of duties, competitive bidding policy adherence, supplier on boarding compliance and adherence to all other sourcing policies & procedures.

  • Develop supplier relations and drive strategic cost out actions to drive year over year savings (conducting supplier conferences, Vendor negotiations, Should costing, BCC spend increase,Total landed cost management etc )

  • Work with legal team and provide all required operational support to team on contact management, Data base storage, litigation supports etc

  • Work with OM team, Materials team and Flow parts fulfilment team to execute strategies for meeting & Exceeding targets on OTD , Delinquency, Supplier Esccapes , Lead time reduction etc . Execute Daily Management and Standard work across the sourcing value chain for flow parts.

  • Manage fulfillment escalations and conduct PSRs and execute on continuous improvement actions together with suppliers

  • Lead and execute on various other initiatives driven by the business leaders as and when it occurs.

Qualification/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university

  • Major industry experience with exposure to sourcing/global supply chain function

  • Experience in leading and managing large and senior team members ( preferably in GE )

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong leadership skills for coaching, mentoring and motivating large team with senior sourcing members.

  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, contracting expertise, and business law knowledge

  • High financial acumen and system thinking

  • Working knowledge of sourcing buy to pay processes & experience in managing sourcing initiatives & operations

  • High motivation, leadership, and ability to influence without authority

  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills

  • Proactive self-starter and change agent & Ability to work under stress environment

  • Cross functional, ability to work on matrix environment , and international team experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Aptitude with analytical tools (ex. Excel, Access); specific skills should include: data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation

  • Ability to perform scenario analysis and strategy development

  • Familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP & ORACLE Systems, COPICS, BAAN and/or other purchasing systems

  • Green Belt / Black Belt Certified (GE employees only)

  • GE program graduate (GE employees only)

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes