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General Electric Lead Commodity Management Specialist in Suzhou, China

Role Summary:Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Requires mastery of a body of theoretical knowledge. Requires developed and strong foundation of function skills and knowledge of relevant purchasing and sourcing concepts.

Essential Responsibilities:• Sourcing Strategy

Participate in the definition of the GS and Units Sourcing Strategy from local within GS sourcing network, analyze, propose, recommend and implement the Unit Sourcing Action Plans in order to optimize the cost, quality and delivery of purchases

• Sourcing aspects

Responsibility for analyzing the market, searching and developing new suppliers in order to build a strong supplier panel for business units in China with coordination to Central sourcing organization.

Manage and supervise the supplier portfolio (balance workload and resources) in order to reach good supplier performance

• Negotiation aspects

Responsibility for negotiations with suppliers of all kinds of agreements in order to optimize the price level, to ensure on time delivery and delegate quality control within PL and Grid sourcing organization

Propose the right allocation with considering the needs from BUs and ensure the implementation of the allocation

• Cost reduction

Drive continues deflation results for commodities in the scope through different leverages, supplier negotiation, re-design to cost, transfer to BCC suppliers, etc. to meet the expectation of product cost out from the business

• BCC %

Ensure % of BCC purchase for commodities in scope

Support HCC units to source from China for commodities in scope

• Communication management

Ensure good, transparent and effective communication to PL Sourcing and internal customers (ie.Project buyers) in order to use efficiently the given resources

• Reporting

Produce, analyze and provide Unit’s Sourcing indicators in order to pilot Business Sourcing Strategy and Unit Action Plans

• Role Summary/ Purpose :

Strategic purchasing of key commodities within the Grid Solution and Business unit sourcing strategy, with the objective to provide the Unit with the needed goods and services at the right cost, the right time and the right quality.

Qualifications/Requirements:• University degree in Economics/Industrial/Mechanical

• Sourcing/Supply chain trainings

• 3-5years experience in EU/US background company

• >3year experience of industrial Sourcing; Mechanical background is preferred

• Manage of commodity including define sourcing strategy/supplier selection/mapping and perform supplier negotiations

• Good English

• Advanced Sourcing Methods (TCO; Cost breakdown; nego; supplier selection/develop..)

• Good general understanding of domestic process and national, international business implications

• Good knowledge of the Company’s operations & of the European and SOC market place (for EU countries)

• Good understanding of international Business

Desired Characteristics: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.

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