General Electric Evendale , OH 45241
Advanced Technology Sourcing Buyer
Posted 9/19/2018 6:56:49 PM
Job Function: Sourcing
Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale
The ATO Sourcing Buyer is responsible for introducing future technologies and engine programs through the development design and build process. This organization has recently expanded our responsibilities to include:
Tooling, Labor & Engineering and IT for military programs. The ATO Sourcing Buyer will support our team's new expansion of scope to support procurement for out of production spares requirements and will include existing ATO scope of work.
The ATO Sourcing buyer will :
Apply sourcing policies and procedures across supply base
Interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications, delivery and test schedules
Work with customers to help meet budget targets
Have a deep understanding and can educate others concerning procurement policies and procedures
Strong knowledge and understanding of sourcing policies and procedures to achieve a compliant PO placement while achieving customer requirements
Negotiate terms, conditions and pricing to support the objectives of the business
Ability to review customer requirements and collaborate across the organization to determine suppliers that are most capable to perform the necessary work
Work closely with suppliers on amendments for Concurrent Product Development (CPD) in support of the customer's requirements
Work customer requests for military services in Tooling, Engineering & Labor and IT
Work requests to support challenging procurements for low-volume out of production spares
Strategically develop suppliers who will be new to working production procurements
Manage strong relationships with suppliers in support of PO execution
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 throughout the business at SPB and EB level
Actively participate in supplier performance reviews
Advise functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures within their own field
Contribute to projects as a team member or leads small projects
Additionally, the ATO Sourcing may also:
Place and follow-up on POs
Manage problems and schedule changes
Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done
Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge
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 materials, procurement, or sourcing experience
Previous Buying / Procurement experience
Ability and Willingness to get military clearance if needed
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small multifunctional teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and effectively
Proven analytical and organizational ability
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Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.