General Electric Commodity Sourcing Leader (CSL) in Shanghai, China
Job Description Summary
Negotiate with direct material suppliers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.
Roles and Responsibilities
Guide negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers. Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement. Manage claims. Includes commercial sourcing management such as data review, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities.
Contribute to supplier strategy development and guide the implementation of strategic supplier panel trough direct supplier engagement, negotiations and selection on specific projects.
Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a discipline andinquisitive thinking to execute policy/strategy. Basic knowledge of related job disciplines.
Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May guide small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle delicate issues.
Jobs at this level function with some autonomy but are subject to functional practices and precedents or are covered by well-defined policies or review of end results. The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness, etc.).
Uses some judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems. Has ability to prioritize information for data review. Uses technical experience and inquisitive thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own team to arrive at recommendation.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college ( or diploma with relevant experience). Preferable Mechanical Engineering background or with comparable experience
This role requires advanced experience in the Sourcing & Commodity Management.
Minimum of 3 years of commercial experience in Sourcing, Sales, Commercial Operations, and/or Supply Chain
Prior sourcing experience in negotiating, identifying opportunities, selecting suppliers, sourcing strategy, and implementing contracts
Good general understanding of technical concepts.
Demonstrated ability to be pro-active and results oriented
Ability to interface at all levels of the organization both internally and externally
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Effective judgement-making capability especially under time pressure
Sound technical judgment
Demonstrated Strong business & customer focus
Experience and demonstrated success working in a cross-functional environment
Demonstrate ability to perform inclusively in a diverse environment and to promote inclusion and diversity in the workplace;
"WE are passionate about creating an inclusive work environment. By valuing the ideas and contributions of a diverse workforce we help inspire others to grow, succeed, and raise the bar for everyone. Join us at GE Gas Power, where results can be achieved by embracing a community of belonging"
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Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No