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General Electric Supply Chain Materials Buyer/Planner Specialist in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

Functions as the planner/buyer for a portfolio of service parts and has direct impact on global customer fulfillment and inventory working with suppliers based in Americas.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Overall ownership of material procurements and availability, using standard materials planning processes and tools

  • Drive accountability and on-time delivery with suppliers, both internal and external

  • Work with customer solutions to resolve backorders, expedite as necessary

  • Maintain target stocking levels while meeting inventory targets

  • Build and maintain strong linkages with inventory, finance, sourcing, logistics, warehouse op’s, customer solutions and product life cycle

  • Support new product introductions and engineering changes, while working to minimize obsolescence

  • Mitigate and problem solve supply interruptions and risks

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or 1 years of Supply Chain/Materials experience, preferably with a manufacturing company

  • Buyer/Planner/Order Management experience or supplier-facing responsibilities

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other Office applications

  • Effective time management and organizational skills; detail oriented

  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively over phone and e-mail

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No