General Electric Composites Nacelles Lead Sub-Commodity Management Specialist in West Chester, Ohio

Role Summary:

You will manage long term supplier's relationships by providing contract management and buying activities, supporting of Regional Engine Services and Support organization. This role involves dynamic interaction with the engines, customer support and customer Teams. This is an excellent position for those looking to expand into program and customer support roles.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Composites Nacelles Lead Sub-Commodity Management Specialist, you will:

  • Be responsible for developing and delivery schedules with selected suppliers, based on GE Engines S&OP process

  • Manage procurement (buyer) and delivery (CA) of assigned product lines

  • Own suppliers’ contract

  • Drive change to current processes

  • Lead contract negotiation for new programs Additionally, you may also be responsible for:

  • Supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels

  • Leading negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers

  • Negotiating terms and conditions and transmitting information to Procurement Teams

  • Managesclaims

  • Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc.

  • This may also include purchasing activities

  • Develop new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations

  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

  • Work together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level

  • Specify needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done

  • Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge

  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews

  • Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures within their own field

  • Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Sourcing, Procurement, Delivery Operations, Commercial Operations, or Contract management 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

  • Significant Sourcing Impact (ERP) experience

  • Experience coordinating NPI and/or Sourcing development programs

  • Experience and capability of managing and resolving contractual issues

  • Manage multiple task and initiatives

  • Experience with Engineering Configuration processes

  • Experience with Supply Chain Fulfillment, ITC, Receiving, and Planning processes GE at http://www.ge.com is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at http://twitter.com/gecareers SourcingHJAVIHotJob About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing! at http://twitter.com/geaviation GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Ohio; West ChesterGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.