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General Electric ACS Project Sourcing Site Coordinator   in Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

Job Description

Job Title: ACS Project Sourcing Site Coordinator

Role Summary/Purpose

The ACS site sourcing coordinator owns and coordinates the project sourcing operations and is single point of contact to the Product line on his/her site. He/she assumes the responsibilities of all sourcing activities inside these projects or tenders in accordance with the Sourcing strategy and policy

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

Connect sourcing imperatives with the product line strategies to support revenues and profitable growth:

  • Understand and address market dynamic and trends, and how they impact GE’s customers, suppliers, competitors and the company in terms of price, cash, production costs, global capacity, lead time, internal and supplier capability, barriers to entry and supplier buyer leverage points

  • Participate proactively with the tendering team and support the team in winning the tender

  • Understand sourcing risks, perform risk assessments of supply base and formulates mitigation strategies

Executes with excellence projects and drive margin expansion:

  • Drive sourcing projects from ITO to OTR in collaboration with the respective product line stakeholders

  • Drive key sourcing and business metrics including cost, cash, supplier quality, BCC and fulfilment OTD metrics in line with operating plan targets

  • Optimize cash-out effort and increase suppliers Days To Pay

  • Implement continuous improvement activities in all areas of responsibility to improve operating performance

  • Conduct supplier negotiations to resolve issues and achieve business outcomes in full collaboration with strategic sourcing leaders

  • Promote his/her site in developing new sourcing opportunities in cooperation with the global commodity leaders

  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews

Hierarchy

  • The ACS Project Sourcing site leader reports direct line to the Regional project sourcing leader

Qualifications/Requirements

Graduate degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED) with at least 5 years of experience in a Sourcing role

Desired Characteristics

  • Negotiation Expertise

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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