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General Electric Renewables Port Commodity Leader in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

This position manages the Renewables Onshore port Planning, Sourcing & Operations plus the operations of rails sidings throughout N. America

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assess project supply chain assumptions versus site locations to determine potential options for component imports

  • Collaborate with inventory planning and logistics commodity leaders to select import locations that support the least total landed cost of project components

  • Manage relationships with port authorities, stevedores, marine surveyors, and transit yard operators needed to establish and maintain component handling operations

  • Negotiate contract terms and rate agreements with port and rail siding service providers consistent with GE Renewable Energy Sourcing Policy

  • Work with key port authority leaders to secure land use agreements and make infrastructure improvements needed to support GE’s volume forecasts

  • Monitor vessel and rail schedules to resolve bottlenecks and ensure service provider readiness at ports and transit yards

  • Verify deployment of lifting gear and other material critical to port and rail siding scope execution by support personnel

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 3 years of supply chain or other pertinent experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline

  • Experience working with ports and port operations

  • Working knowledge of logistics processes

  • High motivation, leadership, and influencing skills

  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills

  • Proactive self-starter and change agent

  • Cross functional, matrixed, and international team experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Effectively communicate across all organizational levels, departments, and functions

  • Proven project management and process improvement skills

  • Aptitude with analytical tools (ex. Excel, Access); specific skills should include: data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation

  • Ability to perform scenario analysis and strategy development

  • Demonstrated technical aptitude and business acumen

  • Demonstrated financial acumen and ability to perform cost assessments and analysis

  • Ability and willingness to travel as required

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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