General Electric Senior Sourcing Manager - Commercial Initiatives in Evendale, Ohio
Job Description Summary
This role will support the Shafts and Frames commodity team in commercial initiatives and strategy. This individual will help the buyers on the team work on cost and productivity initiatives and lead strategy across the commodity to meet goals and objectives. A successful candidate will be highly analytical and comfortable using data to drive decisions and supplier actions. They will liaison between Sourcing, Program Management, Engineering, Quality, and the Customer.
Roles and Responsibilities
Provide expertise on reporting capabilities across the Sourcing Function. Supports the development of the commodity strategies with the efficient collection of spend and contract data and then analysis of that data.
Typically a 1st line manager of professionals or a 2nd line manager of a professional department. Developing specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest functional developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensures delivery within area of responsibility.
Skilled influencer, able to communicate complex messages to others. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.
Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. These jobs have significant input into their priorities. Jobs at this level tend to be covered by professional practices and policies but these are shaped by the role. Working within broad guidelines and policies, roles at this level have moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of evaluative judgment.
Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems that impact the function. 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.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution
A minimum of 5 years in Sourcing and Sourcing Analytics.
Negotiation and Supplier Relations experience
Data focused decision maker
Able to lead by influence
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
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes