General Electric Material Specialist in Russell, Kentucky

Role Summary:

Responsible for facilitating transactions, producing, assembling and delivering replacement/ repair parts and equipment as part of a Services agreement or order. Includes activities such as processing transactions, managing processes, material management, site operations, or warehouse logistics & shipping, sometimes in a shop structure. Includes craft & non craft labor as well as manager roles responsible solely for these activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for material planning and inventory metrics across a service segment.

  • Monitor the results of changes to the inventory plan/forecast and recommend modifications.

  • Plan for prevention of excess inventory and stock outs.

  • Work with all levels of personnel (hourly, supervisory, and general foreperson) in resolving issues, tracking material availability, and advising on material usage.

  • Work with customers externally and internally to identify new opportunities to improve our current processes.

  • May also include, Lead Inquiry to Order (ITO) processes through Order to Remittance (OTR).

  • Deliver business sales, contribution margin, develop proposals; negotiate with customers; drive competitive pricing.

  • Contribute to the development of an operational year plan for own department activities of the team.

  • Discuss consequences of changes in products and processes for the own team in the organization.

  • Work together with people from the business unit. Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards collecting or giving technical information. Targeted clients. Contracts are predefined and a framework of conditions is set and followed.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Services).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Locations: United States; Kentucky; Russell

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.