General Electric Buying/Procurement Specialist in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.
Place and follow-up on POs.
Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution.
Manage problems and schedule changes. Update ERP.
Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability.
Understand strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives under supervision.
Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy .
Support commodity buys.
Works within a team setting and / or under guidance.
Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis.
Signals flaws in approaches, methods, procedures and processes and suggests improvements.
Contributes to project as a team member.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing).
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently.
Strong problem solving skills.
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Locations: United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.