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General Electric Senior Supplier Development Leader in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Senior Sourcing Supplier Development Leader will be responsible for leading supplier capacity and capability engagements which will include assessment execution, capacity planning, mapping out supplier operational and technical capability, driving supplier development activities including leading lean training and kaizen at suppliers, and leading the creation of supplier development plans. You will assist and drive the S&OP process and ensure actions are implemented in alignment with identified capacity gaps. You will evaluate cost out opportunities and manufacturing processes utilizing lean manufacturing tools.

This role will require 35%-50% travel.

This role is eligible for remote work.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Senior Sourcing Supplier Development Leader, key responsibilities will include:

  • Represent GE with external suppliers; build and use these relationships to improve adoption of GE initiatives at the supplier

  • Deliver GE and industry updates with supplier leadership teams

  • Work in a team environment to develop processes, tools, and training needed for supplier capacity and capability engagements

  • Execute training and assessments

  • Partner with supplier resources to develop plans to improve their overall supplier capability

  • Write and help execute supplier development plans

  • Review and improve supplier manufacturing processes

  • Develop strategies to meet the quality, fulfillment and productivity requirements of the business

  • Have authority within the network of experts and in project teams

  • Manage cost reduction projects

  • Present product / program strategies, Sourcing roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders (EB and SEB) across GE

  • Input and influence decisions within own discipline and area

  • Communicate recommendations and solutions across direct organization and with cross-functional partner organizations

  • Involved in complex decision making, sometimes with external parties

  • Regularly advise management in the function and/or in the business

  • Has a supportive role in decision making about important strategy and subjects

  • Act frequently as a project leader in projects involving the business and other functions

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution

  • A minimum of 5 years in Operations, Supply Chain, or Sourcing

Desired Characteristics

  • 10+ Years Operations Experience

  • Demonstrated Lean or Process Improvement Success

  • Relationship Management Experience

  • Sourcing Experience

  • Comfortable speaking and teaching in front of large groups

  • Shop leadership experience

  • Project management and strategic initiative experience

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs and projects

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • 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

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 (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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an employee is in a state where this requirement is temporarily paused for federal contractors. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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