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General Electric Senior sourcing specialist in Quang Ngai, Vietnam

Job Description Summary

This Sourcing Specialist is responsible for sourcing in DQ Plant in Vietnam daily operation, especially localization and negotiation for non-globalized commodity. This role also need a clear pictures of what the sourcing performance overall in deflation, EAC, Bowler, BCC, cash to achieve annual saving OP target. In this role, you will work with your oversea leader and follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. Your work will be fully aligned with the global Sourcing strategy.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Understand overall sourcing strategy and respective strategy for assigned commodities including Harp/Module Baffles, Attachments & Supports, Remaining Materials (paint, packing, fasteners, consumables), shipping frame, proactively drive initiatives to meet Sourcing objectives

  • Work effectively with Engineering, Supplier Quality, and site materials personnel on day-to-day problem resolution and opportunities for cost reduction

  • Work closely with Engineering on NPI projects including identifying new sources of supply,Lead supply base consolidation and supplier lead-time reduction initiatives on assigned commodities

  • Partners with the Global Commodity Leaders business sourcing leaders to ensure fulfillment, quality, drive productivity opportunities with supply base to capture additional cost out. Collaborates and develop negotiation strategies and drive negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives.

  • Identify and qualify new suppliers; act in accordance with GE Integrity and Sourcing policy

  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability

  • Analyze suppliers’ proposals (quality, price, capacity)Develops the strategy to execute cost reduction projects based on strategic imperatives of the business. Partners with business stakeholders and commodity colleagues to influence contract negotiations, drive process changes, and implement sustainable cost controls.

  • Proactively monitors risks, own escalations, mitigation and initiatives necessary for corrective actions

  • Leads the evaluation process for business related commodity and suppliers for business or region

  • Prepare, present, and influence senior leaders on current and future sourcing imperatives


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college, Minimum of 5 years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial

  • Additional experience in contract manufactures of supply chain function is preferred.

  • Strong quantitative and data analysis skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills , Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to manage complex projects and improve processes

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No