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General Electric PMO Procurement Specialist in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Procurement specialist in PMO sourcing is in charge of administrative management, statistics reports and organizational tasks related to sourcing activities for projects and the department as a whole.

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:

Strategic thinkers who enjoy a fast-paced working environment, our Sourcers are resilient and resolute in the face of challenge. They’re accountable for the decisions they make, and love to prove they can get the best product for the job through their resourcefulness. This confidence is empowering and exciting -and their knowledge is second to none through the opportunities to travel to supplier locations in this role! You’ll thrive in this role if you’re a great negotiator, with a persistent mindset and the desire to experience global cultures.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out Purchase Requisitions (PR) and Purchase Orders (PO) in ERP, being responsible for requisitions internal approvals, distributing internally and externally Purchase Orders together with their appendixes, controlling suppliers acknowledgement of POs.

  • Performs correct storage and organization of POs in GE storage tools.

  • Executes and keeps track of annual open POs scheme for certain suppliers. In charge of POs balance follow-up and update if necessary.

  • Executes suppliers onboarding process in GE systems and databases.

  • Manages items reception, and booking. Suppliers invoice troubleshooting.

  • In charge of the maintenance of the department filing structure and documentation.

  • Supports PMO Sourcing team in the realization and update of the Sourcing and Fulfilment procedures, work instructions or ancillary templates.

  • In charge of PMO Sourcing regular statistics execution (monthly, quarterly, annually).

  • Supports PMO Sourcing department in presentations and other organizational events.

  • Responsible for continuous improvement in processes and methods under his/her day-to-day tasks

  • Basic understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • May have some autonomy to make decisions within a defined framework. Resolves issues in situations that require good knowledge and judgment within established procedures. Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined policy/parameters.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Experience in sourcing administration environment.

  • Experience in digital tools usage and in Oracle ERP environment.

  • Strong organizational abilities.

  • Experience in assessing and working with suppliers.

  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills.

  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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: No

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