General Electric Lead Sourcing Specialist 1 - Sourcing Management in Nantes, France
Role Summary:Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of purchasing and sourcing concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of purchasing concepts in order to help drive supplier performance.
Essential Responsibilities:Define and improve Sourcing strategies at business or plant level. May also include management of regional & business teams. Negotiate the best commercial and technical package for procurement requirements .Work with allocated key suppliers to improve On Time Delivery and Quality statistics to target levels. Communicates across direct organization. Presents to senior leaders (EB and SEB) in specific purchasing space and on cross functional teams on how purchasing contributes to overall strategy. Assists in the continuous development of the Procurement function towards best practice. Identify and deliver value-adding opportunities from the supply chain. Advises Functional managers or other Functions regarding approaches, processes and procedures in the own field. Has a role as a project leader of medium sized projects or is a major contributor to bigger projects.
Qualifications/Requirements:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing). Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Sourcing Management.
Desired Characteristics:Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to influence others and lead small teams. Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact. Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills. Proven analytical and organizational ability.
About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comAdditional Locations:France;Nantes;