General Electric Lead Commodity Specialist - Labor in Cincinnati, Ohio
The Lead Commodity Specialist will be responsible for owning all indirect spend for the Labor category in North America.
Assist in the development & execution of the global sourcing strategies at the local level that deliver a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives; supplier selection, development, and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and overall supplier performance.
Execute regional cost reduction projects that support the global projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects and contract negotiations to the general ledger
Monitor supplier quality and delivery performance and develop improvement strategies to ensure business needs are met
Partner with stakeholders to ensure sourced goods and services meets the business needs
Research, analyze and synthesize industry, market, spend, risk and commodity data to make recommendations on approach and strategy
Partner with Business Sourcing organization to ensure appropriate support, fulfillment and quality requirements meet business expectations
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, or Finance (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years experience in an sourcing, operations, or supply chain role)
Minimum of 3 years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial background
Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering
Proven analytical Skills
Lean Six Sigma certified
GE Leadership Program Graduate
Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win
Proven aggressive self-starter
Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills
Proven project management skills
Working knowledge of ERP/ SSP systems
Experience with RFQ implementation and execution
History with supplier base consolidation
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Locations: United States; Ohio; Cincinnati
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.