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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.

Job Description

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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.


Desired Characteristics

  • 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;

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Additional Information

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