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General Electric Indirect sourcing Leader LM HQ in Kolding, Denmark

Job Description Summary

Indirect sourcing Leader will work closely with assigned Sourcing Manager and business as the local owner for assigned segment(s). These responsibilities include the execution of indirect sourcing strategies (with focus on Engineering and professional services), driving cash and sourcing operations.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Proactively lead the deployment of the global sourcing strategies at the local level to meet overall deflation and productivity objectives within the assigned locations. Fully accountable for successfully meeting deflation, cash and usage targets for assigned locations.

Execute regional cost reduction projects that support the global projects through contract negotiation, process changes, and implementation of sustainable cost controls, including collaboration with Finance to validate the impact of projects to the general ledger, utilizing iSave and other tools.

Develop and execute long term, local/regional strategies to align with business plans and objectives within various sub-commodities across GE.

Manage / actively support tactical execution of LM projects, escalations due to delivery / quality issues, invoicing / payable issues, database management, improve payment terms, assist internal customers with SOW development through to PO execution (as necessary).

Drive use of GE Preferred Suppliers and work with Sourcing Leaders and Category Management teams to communicate demand for goods or services not currently addressed by GE Preferred Suppliers.

Participate in GE Sourcing initiatives to leverage best practices; partner with Business Sourcing, Category Management and other Sourcing Leaders to maximize synergies and global supplier management.

Enforce business policies to meet business targets and customer needs, including improving procurement processes and optimizing Sourcing resources to enhance the customer experience with Sourcing.

Engage with Category management sourcing and Local Business leaders to leverage volume and combine strategies on deflation and cash improvements for all suppliers.

Support sourcing leader to build up metrics and contribute to reach excellence of metrics. Prepare S2/OP Plan for each year.

Share best practices where opportunities arise across other GE businesses.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Engineering or Technical Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Expected 5 years Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, or Manufacturing experience

  • Excellent English communication skills

  • Strong customer service and results oriented mindset

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, ERP applications

  • Demonstrated leadership and technical aptitude

  • Ability to organize, assess, prioritize tasks, milestones and deliverable.

  • Team player & can-do attitude.

Desired Characteristics

  • Fluency in Danish, Spanish, Polish or other European language

  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills

  • Ability to manage and develop supplier relationships

  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments

  • Strong self-starter – ability to deliver outcomes under remote management

  • Strong analytical skills – use of Excel and online tools to analyze and understand data

  • Stakeholder management - ability to successfully influence stakeholders to drive cost-out

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No