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General Electric Sr Sourcing Manager- Sourcing Strategy in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Growth Playbook Leader demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. This role is accountable for GM&F sourcing strategy to meet business needs across the organization, managing complex sourcing and value stream issues, coaching/ establishing short and long-term planning, and contribute to the overall Aviation sourcing business strategy. Interprets internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. Utilizes understanding of industry trends to inform decision making process.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Define, improve and drive Sourcing strategies for Global Machining & Fabrications with actionable 1 | 3 | 5-year strategy road map.

  • Influence policy and ensures delivery within own function, linking with other functions of the organization

  • Communicate complex messages and negotiate with suppliers, vendors and customers

  • Apply Lean principles and implement process improvement initiatives

  • Manage supplier contracts, lead negotiations, identify opportunities and selecting suppliers

  • Present business solutions to leaders in functional area. Communicates complex messages and negotiates mainly internally with others to adopt a different point of view

  • Influence peers to take action and may negotiate with external partners, vendors, or customers

  • Create, update, and maintain part family & supplier strategies for GM&F

  • Lead projects to find creative solutions to address complex problems such as sourcing financial targets, cost out plans and establishing a pipeline of commercial and cost out ideas

  • Leverage analytics and has the ability to evaluate quality of information received to question conflicting data for analysis

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Supplier Management, Project Management, and or Contract Management

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Supply Chain is preferred

  • Ability to develop key relationships, find and set up new suppliers

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification is preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills as a change agent with the ability to influence at all levels

  • Proven project management and process improvement ability

  • Strong quantitative and data analysis skills

  • 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 requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes