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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

Job Description

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Desired Characteristics

  • 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

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No