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General Electric Senior Sourcing Functional Staff Manager in Chennai, India

Job Description Summary

Perform daily operations of Sourcing & SCM to Projects & MFG Plant to ensure On time delivery, reliability and consistency on the production line.

Includes Product, Tendering & Projects Sourcing Support

Strategy development & Vendor Management

Inventory Support

Team Management

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage an Sourcing operation, business, unit, part of a production facility in order to reach defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety. Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards. Team management of salaried employees.

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a reference & resource for colleagues with less experience. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

  • Create Impacts functional area - Cost out, Margin increase for Orders Win Strategy - Growing business organization and ways of working.Impacts OTD, Quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team.

  • Has significant input into priorities.Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role.The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate or Master's Engineering degree from an accredited university with 15 + Sourcing experience, MBA in Supply Chain Management will be added advantage.

  • Hands on Tools Knowledge - SAP & PLM , Exposure to CAD tools will be advantage

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

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.

*Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No