General Electric Fulfillment Sourcing Leader in Salzbergen; Budapest; Paris; Barcelona, Germany

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead fulfillment activities for the ONW Europe business covering full spectrum of purchased materials and services, approximately $ 1.4 Bn annual buy volume

  • Ensure material delivery w/o disruption to shop and 95%+ OT to final customer expectations

  • Analyze / develop procurement strategy for ONW Europe in cooperation with GCLs – ensure full implementation and adherence of allocation agreements

  • Lead teams for full commodity coverage with global suppliers

  • Drive systematic process improvements, productivity & simplification resulting 10+% YoY improvements

  • Lead procurement related digitization enhancements, system stabilizations and upgrades for Europe

  • Lead/support ONW Europe supplier lead time reduction efforts

  • Actively support supplier forecasting efforts, lean event at suppliers & other initiatives

  • Manage and control supplier LTs in the system and connection to commercial expectations

  • Lead ONW SC Europe efforts to optimize inventory

  • Working with suppliers and LCOE to tighten operational controls

  • Support & collaborate with GCLs in cost-out initiatives, reduction of single/sole sources and smooth introduction of new sources without disruption to fulfillment

  • Proactively work with the respective GE and external parties to ensure smooth NPI (new product introduction) and implementation of process controls

  • Support procurement localization efforts primarily in the MENAT region to enable future local teams to be self-sufficient to manage transactions

  • Drive procurement global horizontal efforts and team up with global teams for leverage, standardization and better outcomes

  • Assist ITO in Bid & tendering activities with specifying component source locations and compliance requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Strong Supply Chain experience and professional working experience

  • Delivering results and business outcomes in a dynamic environment

  • University degree in economics or Engineering

  • Successful experience in leading teams in different business cycles and dynamics

  • Excellent communication skills to interact with suppliers effectively

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

  • Thorough understanding of business processes with special focus to Supply Chain, quality, qualifications and NPI

  • Proven problem-solving skills, data oriented and systematic skills

  • Working experience with MRP systems

  • Driving & leading change with business outcomes

  • Working experience with integrations and working in a multi-culture environment

  • Working experience in localization efforts

  • Transparency to top management and ability to work at a tactical and strategic level

  • Ability and flexibility to travel as job requires

Desired Characteristics:

  • Full ownership and responsibility for an operation with specific business outcomes

  • Broad understanding and working experience with a variety of technologies (machining, castings, electrical, assembly… etc)

  • Six Sigma and Lean proficiency

  • Working in a fast pace – short-cycle business environment and industry

  • Previous GE experience from different GE businesses is a plus

  • Engineering diploma is an advantage

  • Shop-floor experience

  • GE Leadership program

  • Excellent interpersonal & motivational skills

  • Ability to work horizontally across different business processes, functions and geographies

Please note the following requirement if you are interested in the spanish location:

Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

Locations: Germany; Salzbergen; Budapest; Paris; Barcelona