General Electric Regional Sourcing Manager in Vadodara, India
Role Summary:Manages regional spend of up to 25 MM $ of raw materials. Monitors the regional supplier performance. Supports execution of sourcing strategies for strategic A-class raw materials for all commodities in Plants in the respective region of responsibility.
Essential Responsibilities:- Be responsible for India Regional on-time fulfillment for deliveries to factory.
Support Buyers in fulfilling commitments and organize the appropriate plans to mitigate delivery risk;
Work with logistics team to ensure Direct Materials inbound process is well defined and meets budget;
Lead team to ensure suppliers compliance to on-time deliveries and buyers operating rigor to agreements in place;
Keep accurate commercial terms for Direct Materials in ERP system in full compliance with global and regional contracts;
Mentor and develop Sourcing and cross-functional local teams;
Manages regional spend (between 25 MM $) and defines sourcing strategies for B & C-class raw materials for all commodities in the region in aligment to Commodity Policy.
Manages the relationship with suppliers for specific area of responsibility (Core, Reinforcements, Liquids, Metals or Plastics).
Execution of the commodity strategic Sourcing plan through effective negotiations and development of bilateral long-term contracts, driving optimal conditions for such negotiations by thorough supplier segmentation and multi-source through second source qualification being accountable for smooth introduction of new sources without disruption to fulfillment;
Manages spend portfolio per operating plan, Provides timely and accurate monthly forecasts and provides market intelligence to key stakeholders
Qualifications/Requirements:Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Sourcing). Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in Sourcing Management.
Desired Characteristics:Strong negotiation skills, Fluent in English, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, selfstarter, results driven, tenacious, accountable, decisive, resourceful, passionate, can-do mentality,
clear sense of urgency;
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;
Successful experience in leading teams in different business cycles and dynamics;
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems;
Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects;
Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions;
Familiarity with sourcing, MRP Systems and vendor management and relevant software;
Working experience with integrations and working in a multi-culture environment;
Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analysing and interpreting data
About Us:LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the
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global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress
made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a
work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates
state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.
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GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product
and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind,
hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine
blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make
the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55
countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial
company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to
choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
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