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General Electric Transport Operations Leader in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

Manage transportation and related logistics of goods and services to and from internal and/or external customers/suppliers. Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.

The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Define the transport plan and select carriers, in cooperation with GSA team in air, ground, ocean and rail. Lead regular implementations, and follow up on performances.

  • Handles Europe level logistics escalations, informs management pro-actively about market trends, and consequences.

  • Play an important role keeping the cost as down as possible, understand when express, flash mode needed, approves after all evidence collected from requestor.

  • Strongly control LEC activities including spot bid awards in inbound, make suggestions for possible KL setup if volume indicates.

  • Works together with freight payment leader keep the volume of unpaid invoices low, found the proper logistics evidence retroactively if needed.

  • Keep LS and LD factor up to date in cooperation with Global teams – review on Quarterly bases.

  • Come up with lean and standardization ideas, and implement them within TOC, and within Europe logistics, or in relationship between Logistics and OTR.

  • Setup and lead of QBR series with all air freight forwarders in every first month of Q, and take after the necessary corrective actions.

  • Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Required Qualifications

  • For roles outside of the USA- This role requires advanced experience in the Logistics & Transport. Knowledge level is comparable to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No