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General Electric Buying Specialist in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Buying Specialist role will sit in a centralized buyer function supporting multiple commodity areas for GE Aviation from our Evendale, OH site. In this role, you'll manage requisitions, place purchase orders, and handle aspects of quote management.

This role is based in Evendale, OH. The team works a hybrid schedule with both remote and in office work days.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support and execute sourcing tasks and operations for all commodities as required.

  • Review existing standard work and procedures. Identify opportunity and provide feedback for improvements.

  • Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience. Understands how work of own team contributes to the area.

  • Resolves issues using established procedures. Consults People Leader or more senior team members for issues outside of defined parameters.

  • Collaborates with others to solve issues. Develops strong stakeholder relationships and serves as the interface between customer and GE. Exchanges information, asks questions and checks for understanding.

  • Utilizes experience and judgement to solve problems. Leverages skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • Handles simple data entry work requiring face value check and correction.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with 4 years of experience in Sourcing & Buying-Procurement).

Desired Characteristics

  • Internships or Co-Ops in Supply Chain or Sourcing are a plus

  • Experience in Buying, Managing Purchase Orders

  • Exposure to Manufacturing Operations

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes