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
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.
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 )
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)
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes