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General Electric Project Procurement Manager - Ocean Wind in Remote, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

Leads Offshore Wind sourcing team within a given project and is fully responsible for the negotiation, fulfilment of the offshore POs, expediting and deliveries of the project.

Member of the Project management Sourcing Team, who operationally reports to the GE Offshore Wind Operations Sourcing Manager and functionally to the Project Director (PD).

Job Description

About us:

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability. We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate, and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our Project Managers work with integrity, great commitment, and incredible collaborative skills. Their projects can be global and complex, so they thrive under pressure and complicated management chains. While the work can be tough, the sense of pride they feel at the end result motivates our Project Managers to hang tough and focus on outcomes. Through your personal integrity and unparalleled organizational skills, you can work in a role that delivers an incredible sense of accomplishment, making a mark on the future of our world.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Owns, drives, and updates the Project Sourcing strategy for cost, vendors panel, on time PO placement, on time delivery and execution of services.

  • Owns and coordinates within his/her team the project execution sourcing activities.

  • Sponsors buyers in invoices treatment, bonds requests to suppliers, as well as in the most important purchase order negotiations (high value; critical contract set-up) when and if required.

  • Is the owner and is accountable for Project Sourcing Cost. Strives to implement savings and the best possible cash-flow for project sourcing.

  • Has the authority to make resolutions in his/her project within the project Sourcing scope.

  • Understands the commercial part of the TSA (Turbine Supply Agreement) contract and ensures its flow down terms into Purchase Orders and project subcontracts

  • Ensures that suppliers meet all contractual requirements regarding GE terms and conditions, as well as customs and duties.

  • Ensures that all relevant sourcing processes, work instructions and guidelines are followed within the project as well as ensures compliance with Corporate Instructions, other Group Directives, etc.

  • Ensures compliance with Legal, Financial, Quality and EHS rules for the project, business, sector, and Company.

  • Supports sourcing leaders and buyers in his/her team in relation to the correct and on-time preparations of technical specifications and scope of works from the project team disciplines (installation, commissioning, quality, EHS, marshalling harbor, etc.)

  • Supports sourcing fulfilment leader for the correct delivery of products and materials on-time and with due quality requirements. Works together with sourcing fulfilment leader on improvement of supplier performance.

  • Is in charge of giving return of experience feedback to Operations Sourcing Manager, Inquiry to Tender (ITO) unit, and to other stakeholders within GE Wind Offshore business unit.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as Project Sourcing Manager or Supply Chain management.

  • Minimum 3 years experience as team manager.

  • Good understanding of finance, fiscal and commercial implications in a global acting environment.

  • Good understanding of legal/contractual aspects of an EPC contract.

  • Risk management knowledge.

  • Good communicator and teamwork capability.

  • Strong Negotiation skills.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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