General Electric Buying/Procurement Specialist in Nailsea, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Place and follow-up on POs. Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution.

  • Manage problems and schedule changes.

  • Update ERP.

  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability.

  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives under supervision.

  • Analyze and track Supplier promise date accuracy and develop reports to ensure Supplier promise date accuracy.

  • Support commodity buys.

  • Works within a team setting and / or under guidance. Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis.

  • Signals flaws in approaches, methods, procedures and processes and suggests improvements.

  • Contributes to project as a team member. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma with seasoned experience in a Sourcing role) or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Proven experience in a Sourcing position within Operational manufacturing procurement environment Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a Bonus Type : VIC Bonus Target Information - Currency : GBP Bonus Plan Name : Perform suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working. Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong problem solving skills. About Us: Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfieldproducts, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion andexperience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with asmaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, thecompany deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applyingbreakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuseover a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter target=”_blank”>@BHGECo at http://www.twitter.com/BHGECo