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Sourcing Mechanical Controls Buyer

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General Electric West Chester , OH 45071

Posted 3 months ago

Sourcing Mechanical Controls Buyer

  • GE Aviation

  • Experienced

  • Posted 9/18/2018 12:58:44 PM

  • 3172545

  • Job Function: Sourcing

  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; Ohio; West Chester

Role Summary:

As a Mechanical Controls Buyer, you will have the opportunity to negotiate a complex supplier landscape for supplier designed controls hardware in a space with little to no competition. The Mechanical Controls Buyer will build and manage supplier relationships, negotiate the procurement and execute contracts ensuring compliance to all GE Aviation policies & procedures while achieving the best overall value.

Essential Responsibilities:

The role of Mechanical Controls Buyer will manage existing commercial agreements and allow you to gain experience in both commercial & military procurements. The successful candidate for this role has experience in placing complex military purchase orders and has a strong understanding of the procurement manual and all related compliance requirements. It will also be important to have the ability to collaborate with your team members to leverage and share experiences.

In addition, as the Mechanical Controls Buyer, you will:

Lead negotiations including terms and conditions & negotiate the best commercial and technical package for procurement requirements

Understand and follow Procurement Manual and work with compliance team for all procurements

Manage Claims

Issue RFQ & manage bid process

Place and follow-up on POs

Adherence to GE Aviation compliance, quality, cost, and delivery requirements

Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution

Lead team and be the focal / expert for all Compliance related matters

Manage problems and schedule changes

Update ERP

Work with allocated key suppliers to improve On Time Delivery and Quality statistics to target levels

Communicate across direct organization

Present to senior leaders (EB and SEB) in specific purchasing space and on cross functional teams on how purchasing contributes to overall strategy

Assist in the continuous development of the Procurement function towards best practice. Identify and deliver value-adding opportunities from the supply chain

Advise Functional managers or other Functions regarding approaches, processes and procedures within own field

Has a role as a project leader of medium sized projects or is a major contributor to bigger 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 Buying / Procurement

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

Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer.

We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems.

Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter!

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About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing!

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Ohio; West Chester

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.



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