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General Electric Product Sourcing Leader - Life Care Solutions Accessories in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key team member in a cross-functional segment team responsible for interfacing between Product Development teams and the Global Operations organization, including leading key deliverables for the sourcing segment for the total product life cycle (NPI & Installed Base).

  • Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels. Lead 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 analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities.

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired expertise to execute functional policy/strategy.

  • Key focal point for all Supply Chain issues pertaining to NPI, installed base component obsolescence and quality, including manage NPI deliverables required to establish an optimal supply chain focused on strategic suppliers with a strategy to achieve target product ICVs for assigned segment.

  • Champion sourcing initiatives early in NPI process to ensure excellence in supplier selection, components, and platform specification including the selection of strategic suppliers and simplification and meeting target costs/management of ICV and variance targets.

  • Integrate the Engineering, Production, and Sourcing objectives in the execution of assigned segment including promoting standardization across programs for supplied product and champion sourcing initiatives early in the NPI process (including supplier P&E), and to ensure excellence in supplier selection and component and platform specification driving supplier capability measurements for assigned programs.

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor, with proven interpersonal skills. Communication with direct colleagues and the business about design and coordination services rendered. Provides informal guidance to new team members. Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.

  • Impacts projects, processes and procedures in own field. The role operates with some autonomy, but is focused on execution of activities/provision of advice within an enabling discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Activities require professional judgment, but may require more senior levels of guidance.

  • Utilizes technical expertise and judgement to solve problems. Leverages technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of GEHC Purchasing Controls Procedure and associated Work Instructions and operates within them to ensure that all purchased product and services conform to specified requirements.

  • Develop and maintaining of fully qualified and compliant supply base.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technical, Supply Chain, Business or related.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing operations, sourcing, supply chain or engineering.

  • Excellentinterpersonalcommunicationsand negotiationskillswithabilitytoinfluenceatalllevelsoftheorganization.

  • Strongcommunication (verbal, written & presentation); skilled in working collaboratively with remote personnel.

  • Self-starter who can work independently with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

  • Strong project management or process improvement skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets development and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience with development and production with Medical Devices.

  • Practical experience in balancing and optimizing engineering process rigor with product delivery priorities.

  • Excellent program/project management experience with the ability to develop and execute on integrated program plans.

  • Effective problem solving ability to lead and influence others (cross-functionally and globally).

  • Demonstrate strong execution skills and ability to drive change globally.

  • Experience with eNPI (new product introduction), ePDM (product data management) and Oracle systems.

  • MBA or master's degree in technical field.

  • Certified Green Belt.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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