General Electric Lead Indirect Sourcing Specialist - Aviation in West Chester, Ohio

Role Summary:

Aviation Indirect Sourcing Specialist with Spend <$100MM, PO Transactions <10,000 responsible for all commodities in that country with no direct reports.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the local source commodity teams by translating the business requirements (SOWs) as input to the commodity strategy.

  • Lead the execution of the local sourcing strategy; deliver a competitive advantage by driving the strategic supplier initiatives, selection, development, and consolidation to ensure optimal business performance.

  • Partner with key local business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the needs of the business.

  • Collaborate with local source commodity teams to ensure supplier quality and delivery performance needs are met and improvement strategies are implemented

  • Collaborate with local commodity leaders to execute negotiation on specifically assigned commodities.

  • Execute across the purchase base, with full accountability for meeting deflation (savings), usage, cash and preferred supplier targets.

  • Own the day-to-day execution of the transactional procurement process including approving a PO. Convert purchase requisitions into purchase orders and manage the purchase orders until closed.

  • Develop & Lead projects across the country or P&L as agreed with business stakeholders.

  • Ensure business specific regulatory requirements, global ops compliance, and quality, delivery and cost expectations are met.

  • Manage the operational relationship with suppliers.

  • Work Cross-functionally with Global Ops and business teams to effectively implement business solutions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years experience in asourcing, operations, or supply chain role)

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Sourcing, Operations, Supply Chain and/or Commercial background

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or Engineering

  • Strong analytical Skills

  • Lean Six Sigma certified

  • GE Leadership Program Graduate

  • Demonstrated team player with a strong initiative to win

  • Aggressive self-starter

  • Demonstrated professional oral/written communication and negotiation skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Working knowledge of ERP/ SSP systems

  • Experience with RFQ implementation and execution

  • History with supplier base consolidation

About Us:

Global Operations is GE’s multi-functional shared services. We operate worldwide, transfer knowledge and work with

every GE business to make our company simpler, better and more customer-focused. Our culture promotes

innovation, knowledge sharing, and collaboration in an open office environment that has leaders both sitting and

working alongside their team. We’re looking for entrepreneurial problem-solvers who are passionate about exploring

new, efficient ways of working, while gaining exposure across multiple industries. Join the team and help us deliver

tomorrow’s GE, today.

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