General Electric Materials Leader in Longmont, Colorado

About Us:

Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability.

Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Role Summary:

The Materials Leader is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of materials flow and for maintaining control and accuracy over all goods inventories, including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, cost and warehouse.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Materials Leader, you will:

  • Lead / coachMaterials team

  • Deliverinventory commitments, while ensuring materials for 100% customer and servicefulfillments

  • Managesite inventory / targets for raw material, finished goods, and inventoryturns

  • Defineand implement Reorder Points (ROP) for materials to achieve inventorytargets, with active root cause analysis on shortages

  • Drivestrategy for material replenishment to reduce supplier lead-times and RM / WIPinventory value

  • Managesupplier relationship for key components (drivers, PCA, metal), includingoptimizing replenishment (VMI, Consignment, Milk runs, etc.)

  • CreateLean visual management of materials from Suppliers-warehouse-Asm Line

  • Definematerial obsolescence reserve targets

  • Leadsitewide physical inventory process to achieve inventory accuracy targets

  • Coordinatewith Sales / FFT on IBP forecast to order long lead-time components

  • Maintaina safe work environment by implementing and enforcing practices that adhere toall relevant environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulations


  • Bachelor’sDegree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of5 years of experience in management of materials and sourcing within a designand manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Supply Chain, Business Management, Manufacturing Engineering or arelated discipline from an accredited college or university

  • SAP experience in a manufacturingenvironment

  • Experiencein the lighting industry, preferably LED lighting

  • Demonstratedproblemsolving abilities

  • Ability to driveand manage change initiatives in a matrix environment

  • Ability to deliverresults in an ambiguous environment

  • Ability to managemultiple projects simultaneously

  • Strongwritten and oral communication skills

  • Stronginterpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: United States; Colorado; Longmont

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.