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General Electric Sourcing Leader in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

This role will negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support GEHC Digital projects by negotiating service and materials related to new equipment or services.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a discipline and analytical thinking to Digital Strategy. Basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Will lead projects with risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

  • Jobs at this level function with some autonomy but are subject to functional practices and precedents or are covered by well-defined policies or review of end results. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

  • Uses some judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems. Has ability to prioritize information for data analysis. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • Accountable for delivering business framework agreements and enterprise license agreements for use of software within GE Healthcare Digital globally for any range of suppliers across Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Cloud, Developers, …

  • Work with other commodity Unit sourcing teams on cross company acquisition, service, and supplier initiatives including RFI/RFP’s and single source negotiations or renegotiations.

  • Collaborate with GE HC Digital Leaders in setting realistic but challenging operations goals and objectives.

  • Support development of sourcing plans to integrate Business IT/Software needs into a global commodity team including benchmarking suppliers, contracts and services and evaluating various different Business Unit level requirements, existing opportunities, or new initiatives. This includes setting GEHC Digital sourcing strategies and executing those strategies to deliver material improvements on quality, price, and service

  • Collaborate with Senior GEHC Leadership across the Business to drive strategic imperatives

  • Collaborate with appropriate finance, compliance, and legal subject matter experts

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma with a minimum of 10 years experience in Sourcing & CAPEX Sourcing).

  • Minimum of 2 years of sourcing and software licensing experience

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience working with financial information as a means of decision making, pricing comparisons & benchmarking

  • Minimum 4 years of experience on sourcing negotiating at the highest levels of a supplier

Desired Characteristics

  • Excellent written/verbal communication at an executive Level

  • Drive to execute under extreme deadline pressures

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Software Engineering or Finance

  • Strong business acumen

  • Strong customer service mindset

  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to lead multiple, highly visible initiatives

  • Independent thinker with the proven history of shifting paradigms

  • Knowledge of information technologies and services, specifically cloud services and software as a service license models

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes