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General Electric Supplier Commercial Manager in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

In this role, you will understand and execute the commercial strategy of the Castings supply base to drive GE's desired outcomes. This includes tasks such as contract lifecycle management, total cost evaluation, purchase order placement, and understanding currencies for negotiations. You will drive days to pay, cash, deflation, and coordinate internal deal reviews. This role will require both strategic thought and tactical follow-through to succeed in a buying/commercial focused space.

This role is open to remote work

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Generates the best possible commercial outcomes for GE to manage total cost of all assigned parts and suppliers, ensuring best cost, quality, and delivery.

  • Place and follow-up on POs. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution. Manage problems and schedule changes. Maintain accurate ERP data.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a discipline and analytical thinking to execute policy/strategy. Basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

  • High level of autonomy as part of an empowered teaming culture. Subject to functional practices and precedents or are covered by well-defined policies or review of end results. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

  • Uses judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems. Has ability to prioritize information for data analysis. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution (OR a High school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in Sourcing, Materials & Planning, or relevant Supply Chain roles)

  • A minimum of 3 years in Sourcing, Materials & Planning, or relevant Supply Chain roles.

Desired Characteristics

  • 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

  • Buying/commercial experience for both commercial and military products.

  • Proven commercial and/or fulfillment experience with a range of suppliers, specifically in the raw material space.

  • Demonstrated excellence in Sourcing Compliance and the usage of Sourcing systems.

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

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: No