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General Electric Site Sourcing Leader (m/f/d) in Monchengladbach, Germany

Job Description Summary

GE Grid Solutions equips 90 percent of the world's energy supply companies, helping them generate and distribute electricity. With over 200 years of combined experience in developing cutting-edge solutions, our products and services enable resilient, more efficient and reliable energy systems. Over 20,000 employees in 80 countries work to meet the needs of our customers globally. They are all dedicated to a common task: to be a trusted partner for our customers - from the energy source to the cities

Job Description

Our location in Mönchengladbach has been producing power transformers with around 300 employees for over 139 years and is therefore one of the largest employers in Mönchengladbach and the surrounding area. These transformers reach a total weight of up to 650 tons and are therefore among the heavyweights in the field of electrical machines. They are used in power plants to generate electrical energy and in substations to transmit electrical energy.

At GE Renewable Energy Mönchengladbach , we’re driven by making a difference - not only for the here and now, but for the future, too. Come make your mark, now and join as Sourcing Site Leader.

As Sourcing Site Leader you will be responsible for organizing, plan, supervising and controlling the purchase of production and general expenses, within the Sourcing Strategy of the Business and the Unit instructions, with the objective of providing the Unit with the needed goods and services at the right cost, the right time and the right quality.

Sourcing Strategy

Participate in the definition of the BU Sourcing Strate, analyze, propose, recommend and implement the Unit Sourcing Action Plans, in order to optimize the cost, quality and delivery of purchases

Frame agreements

Participate in the preparation, negotiation and implementation of Business, analyze, prepare, negotiate and implement Unit F.A, in order to reduce the cost of the delivered goods and services

Sourcing development (at Unit level)

Search, select, qualify and propose the most competitive suppliers for technical goods, in order to reach the BU and the Unit’s SQCD targets

New products

Within the BU Sourcing Teams, using the Suppliers’ intelligence, participate in analyzing, advising and supporting new product definition, in order to minimize cost and maximize quality and thus satisfy the Customer

Sourcing Data

Produce, analyze and provide BU and the Plant leader with the Unit’s Sourcing indicators, in order to pilot BU Sourcing Strategy and Unit Action Plans

Team Management Hire, train, motivate and evaluate the people in the Team, in order to provide the Unit with the needed Sourcing competencies and performance

Your profile:

  • Strong experience in sourcing Leadership position ideally in energy industry / manufacturing

  • University degree in Engineering, Economics, Marketing or Business Administration post graduate in industrial Sourcing much appreciated. Experience in people management

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving and analysis

  • Detail oriented and excellent time management skills Passionate with a sense of urgency and a drive for continuous improvement

  • Builds strong relationships internally and externally Knowledge of Advanced Sourcing Methods

  • Fluent English and Germany

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes