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General Electric Global MSD Sourcing Fulfillment Leader in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Global MSD Sourcing Fulfillment Leader will be responsible for overall coordination of operational sourcing execution, initiatives, and processes for the Global MSD Sourcing teams across regions and projects. Primary responsibilities will include running key operations and daily management for MSD fulfilment / materials management, supplier expediting, and supplier recovery. Related responsibilities will include creating and managing global MSD sourcing bowler with KPIs and metrics of key operations across SQDCCC outcomes; identifying and mitigating process gaps; and deploying relevant interventions with tools, processes, Lean, and cross functional partnerships. The Global MSD Sourcing Fulfillment Leader will coordinate with the respective TCoE team with responsibility for Buyers/Expeditors tagged to MSD operations. The Global MSD Sourcing Fulfillment Leader and their team will partner with other teams on the Global Projects Sourcing Operations CoE, pulling in respective commodity and regional teams as and when needed.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Partner with global sourcing teams to implement and execute project MSD requirements and related operations. Ensure regular updates for Projects DM are executed with accuracy and consistency.

  • Working cross-functionally with engineering, ITO, projects & logistics, coordinate efforts to identify sources of OTD leakage / LD exposure, margin erosion and implement corrective actions.

  • Together with project fulfillment and scheduling teams, provide sourcing support to improve and maintain schedule, tracking and reporting tools around on-time delivery.

  • Working cross-functionally with sourcing, engineering, projects & logistics, coordinate efforts to identify causes for late deliveries and implement corrective actions.

  • Develop and maintain Projects Sourcing operating rhythm for key deliverables and milestones such as on time engg release, on time RFQ / PO release, on time delivery / fulfillment say do, supplier recovery.

  • Organize Projects MSD Sourcing support of other key initiatives such as supplier conferences and other global initiatives.

  • Developing Global MSD Bowler for all relevant KPIs and Metrics, plus analytics and dashboards needed to capture MSD buy / savings / OTD / quality / compliance etc

  • Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise within their discipline. May require strong commercial awareness, and is expected to influence the development of strategy within own area, including control of resources and influences policy formulation.

  • May lead functional teams or projects with minimal resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity. Communicates difficult concepts and may influence others' options on particular topics. May guide others to consider a different point of view.

  • Impacts the team's ability to achieve service, quality and timeliness of objectives. Work is subject to functional policy objectives. Regularly advises management in the function and/or in the business. Has a supportive role in decision making about important subjects. High levels of evaluative judgment are required to achieve outcomes required.

  • Uses high level of judgment to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems that impact the function. Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders. Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and is able to construct and provide recommendations. Uses multiple internal and some external sources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Substantive experience in any of Sourcing, Commercial Operations / Sales, Supply Chain /Manufacturing / Operations, or Project Management of at least 5 years

  • Relevant experience in Power generation / Oil & Gas sectors

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated Team Leadership Experience and Capabilities, Proactive self-starter

  • High motivation and influencing skills, Strong interpersonal / facilitation skills

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to operate with global customers, suppliers and employee base to execute scope of deliverables

  • Demonstrated technical aptitude & business acumen

  • Cross-functional and International team experience

  • Strong project management and process improvement skill; Change agent with ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Process leadership experience such as Lean, Six Sigma, CAP, Action WorkOuts, process improvement; CPM or APICS certification (not mandatory)

  • Prior experience in expediting / fulfilment, negotiating, identifying opportunities, supplier management, and cash recoveries (not mandatory)

Additional Information

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No