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General Electric Project Planner in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Role Summary:

  • Working with Brazil and Global Planning;

  • Inventory team, ensure optimal inventory is planned, maintained to support Services External Sales, Internal Services, Warranty;

  • FSA Streams Fulfillment in Brazil.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for reduction in inventory commitments and risk mitigation, without sacrificing fulfillment by developing programs with suppliers or internal GE functions.

  • This responsibility covers Brazil internal, external customer base and markets.

  • High level objective is to Optimize Internal and External fulfillment and Inventory asset investments, increase inventory turns.

  • Support inventory management and controller ship in Brazil with Leadership, answers on questions involving managing inventory assets.

  • Prepare for review sessions with Global Inventory; Planning Manager, Brazil Finance and Leadership.

  • Support annual Op plan analysis and construction.

  • Focal point to gather feedback from internal and external customers in Brazil; collect data, solicit feedback and leading indicators from Projects functions, Design Engineering teams and Sales teams to identify fleet failure trends, future consumption trends, potential product issues; identify risk early and feed information to other global planners.

  • Review Back orders and Special Stock Orders (SSO's) weekly, analyze data, present root causes, containment; corrective actions at meetings , educate internal customers and management regarding Planned and Unplanned items.

  • Communicate with Product Service, Warranty teams Globally, identify quality issues early on and identify changes or additions to stock levels Work with Fulfillment, Field Services, Warehouse and Operations teams globally to execute inventory reduction programs such as relabeling of Superseded parts, Slow Moving Inventory, Productivity opportunities.

  • Reduce back ordered lines by regular Backorder analysis and making decisions on inventory levels.

  • Work with Sourcing to generate Forecasts for parts in an effort to reduce costs and shorten lead times.

  • Manual Planning of critical parts assigned; proactive understanding of consumption trends.

  • Review Brazil SMI regularly for opportunities; reduction.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or OMLP graduate.

  • Experience in demand / material planning.

  • Preferred experience in materials management, fulfillment, operations, inventory control, or logistics.

  • Preferred experience with Advanced Planning and Decision Support Systems.

  • High level skills in all Microsoft Office tools required (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook...); Oracle ERP processes.

  • Fluent English.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge in Spanish.

  • Knowledge in projecting tools.

  • Knowledge in Oracle ERP and/or SAP.

  • Highly self-motivated

and passionate profile.

  • Strong leadership and inclusiveness skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated abilities for team work.

  • Proactive and takes ownership.

  • Ability to interface with all functions and all levels of management.

  • Problem-solving skills and ability to balance multiple priorities/deals at a time under high time pressure.

  • Project management; presentation skills with ability to work across functions and all levels of management.

  • Strong influencing skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication 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.

Additional Locations:Brazil;Sao Paulo;