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General Electric Commodity management specialist in Hangzhou, China

Job Description Summary

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team. Focused on execution of standard enabling activities/provision of advice subject to policy and work routines within an enabling discipline. There may be some latitude to rearrange the sequence to complete task/duties based on changing situations.

Job Description

Description:

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet sourcing objectives

  • Drive proactive involvement in all functional activities related to sourcing to ensure that sourcing has upfront involvement in all new programs and delivers strong value to the business

  • Send RFQ packages to all potential suppliers and push to get quotes, place Purchase Orders (PO) timely and obtain PO acknowledgements from suppliers

  • Identify and develop new supplier, assess supplier capabilities and execute supplier approval if needed

  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operational goals, and contribute to their accomplishment

  • Forecast material pricing and take action to meet budgets and deflation targets

  • Implement sourcing standards including process & working instruction, synergies for cost out and fulfillment Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with at least 3 years of experience in sourcing commercial activity

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Passion for excellence with high integrity, commitment to cost and fulfillment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Teamwork spirit

  • Open to work with cross function

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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