General Electric Structural Casting Supplier Program Manager in Evendale, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Supplier Program Manager is responsible for working through long term strategies to assist value stream and sourcing long terms delivery by focusing on constraint management, new product introduction, delivery performance, collaboration, lean, readiness, and materials interactions. The role of Supplier Program Manager will be working in a highly matrixed environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

Additionally, as the Supplier Program Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Owns sourcing specific ERPs, processes and tools

  • Reviews and improves processes

  • Works on special initiatives

  • Is considered a senior and seasoned practitioner

  • Develops strategies and drives negotiations to meet the quality, fulfillment and productivity requirements of the business

  • Has authority in the network of experts and in project teams

  • Balances both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

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

  • Inputs and influences decisions within own discipline and area

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

  • Involved in complex decision making sometimes with external parties

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

  • Has a supportive role in decision making about important subjects

  • Acts frequently as a project leader in projects involving the business and other functions Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Sourcing Initiatives Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

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

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