General Electric Buying/Procurement Specialist in Lahore, Pakistan
Job Description Summary
The Sourcing Buyer will work as the local owner for the a Combined Cycle Power Plant O&M sourcing activities. This responsibility includes the development, communication, and execution of strategies to ensure realization of the business objectives for Balloki site.
The Sourcing Buyer will be reporting to Plant Manager and dotted line to the O&M Sourcing Leader
Roles and Responsibilities
Collaborate with source commodity teams by translating the business requirements (SOWs) as input to the commodity strateg
Lead the execution of the O&M sourcing strategy at Balloki site; deliver a competitive advantage by driving the strategic supplier initiatives, selection, development, and consolidation to ensure optimal business performance.
Support sourcing specific ERP (Maximo) and tool data entry, Review and improve processes. Work on special initiatives using Lean/Kaizen methodology and lead system implementation
Deployment of supply chain optimization initiatives in alignment with Commodity and Initiatives teams strategies (e.g. localization, BCC).
Manage the weekly operating rhythms and KPI’s reviews with the leadership
Regular collaboration with SQE teams to ensure quality, delivery and performance needs are met and improvement strategies are implemented.
Execute across the purchase base, with full accountability for meeting deflation (savings), usage, cash and preferred supplier targets.
Own the day-to-day execution of the local procurement process and manage the purchase orders until closed.
Understand and ensure business specific regulatory requirements, global ops compliance, and quality, delivery and cost expectations are met.
Manage the operational relationship with suppliers, organize EHS seminars and bootcamps as a refresher to GE standards and procedures.
Work Cross-functionally with business teams to effectively implement business solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
Min 3 to 5 years of work experience in sourcing/supply chain/procurement
Fluent in English and Urdu
Ability to travel regularly on-site
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is preferred
Experience with ERP tools, especially Maximo is a plus
Very strong organizational and communication (both verbal and written) skills
Ability to effectively and accurately transmit, receive and interpret data through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
Knowledge and capability to use the tools, processes, and best practices for predicting business trends and providing forecasts that drive business decisions and planning.
Excellent ability to manage large projects
Strong influencing & collaboration skills
Excellent ability to build rapport across the organization
Relocation Assistance Provided: No