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Company: GE
Location: Atlanta, GA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Role Summary: The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for supporting the execution of the sourcing strategy across the indirect commodities. This will require working directly with Commodity Leaders, Sourcing Leaders, Project Leaders, local sites, GE affiliates, Indirect Buy Desk and the corporate team to deliver all indirect goods and services while meeting the financial savings targets for the business.

Essential Responsibilities: As the Sourcing Specialist you will:
  • Own the day-to-day execution of the transactional procurement process and manage escalations related to purchase requisitions, invoices, payments, supplier set-up, and PO closure
  • Collaborate with the local sourcing commodity teams by translating the business requirements (SOWs) as input to the commodity strategy
  • Support 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 sourcing 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
  • 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 a sourcing, 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

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About Us: At GE's Gas Power, we're pushing the boundaries of what's possible within gas power generation to help our customers achieve the right balance between power plant performance and environmental sustainability. Our world-class portfolio of gas power systems and services utilizes the centuries of experience and has expanded across the entire plant
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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: 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). Additional Locations: United States;Georgia;Atlanta;

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