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General Electric Program Sourcing Leader- Maternal Infant Care in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The sourcing leader is responsible to develop, implement and lead the sourcing strategy and operating plan for selected suppliers in our Maternal Infant Care business. The scope of the role is managing $20M spend, 70 suppliers worldwide across two design centers (Wauwatosa, WI and Bangalore) and two manufacturing sites (Madison, WI and Bangalore) with active support from extended sourcing and SME teams. This role reports to the Program Sourcing Manager and is fully integrated into the Strategic Business Unit.

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

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Select strategic suppliers for any NPI, supplier transfer, FMI and get suppliers ready to deliver targeted business requirements (quality, fulfillment, cost and cash) per the program milestones, in partnership with the supplier management, supply chainand engineering teams.

  • De-risk supplier base proactively, from identifying the risk to executing the mitigation plan, in partnership with the MIC business team.

  • Drive product cost down by 10% year over year ($2M approximate annual cost out) through supplier negotiation and design change ideas, partnering with engineering and manufacturing with a total cost mindset and support logistic cost out initiative.

  • Support supplier quality, ensuring supplier compliance with FDA, EHS, transportation and other regulatory and reputation requirements and support supplier and parts quality initiatives.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Procurement, Supply Chain Management.

  • Minimum 8 years experience in Engineering, Sourcing, Operations or Supply Chain.

  • Ability to drive long strategic partnerships with suppliers and demonstrated experience in optimizing supplier base performance- Quality, Fulfillment, Cost, Cash and Contract.

  • Excellent business/financial acumen, ability to act as business partner through horizontal teams with the abilityto influence and drive change in a collaborative and effective way.

  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional or geographically dispersed teams.

  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of time.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Ability to document, plan, market and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

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 (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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

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