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Global Sourcing Leader f/m GE Inspection Technologies

  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 12/4/2017 1:49:53 PM
  • Job #: 3013251
  • Location(s): Germany, Slovakia, United States; Massachusetts, New York; Hurth near Cologne, Ahrensburg, Wunstorf/Germany, Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Nove Mesto/Slovakia

About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield
products, services and digital solutions. We deploy minds and machines to enhance customer productivity, safety
and environmental stewardship, while minimizing costs and risks at every step of the energy value chain. With
operations in over 120 countries, we infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing
smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Role Summary:
The Global Sourcing Leader f/m GE Inspection Technologies (GEIT) will own the sourcing vision, strategy and deliverables for the global GEIT business. The role can be based in one of the global GEIT locations Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Hurth, Ahrensburg or Wunstorf, Germany, Nove Mesto / Slovakia.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will lead a
team of ~ 20 sourcing professionals across (6) global sites and drive
Sourcing activities for the (6) core BHGE Inspection Technologies product
lines in order to support and meet business and functional objectives.

Your further responsibilities are:
Establish sourcing strategies for direct and indirect spend in line with DS and Global Operations strategies to meet or exceed op plan deflation targets
Develop a strong relationship with Manufacturing, Engineering and Product Line teams to partner in driving key sourcing and business objectives around cost, cash, supplier quality, NPI and fulfillment
Lead and manage Supplier Quality team to drive defect reduction, COQ recovery, quality initiatives and overall supplier quality performance
Report functionally to the Digital Solutions (DS) Sourcing Leader, with strong operational alignment to the General Manager for Global Supply Chain
Ensure compliance with BakerHughes GE (BHGE) sourcing policies, procedures and export control regulations
Reduce risks in supply chain by mitigating sole source suppliers
Drive emerging market growth strategy
Collaborate with Materials team to drive standardization and continuous improvement of purchasing processes and cycle time reduction through consignment, VMI and Kanban strategies
Provide benchmarking and industry intel support in make vs. buy strategies and decisions
Drive business cash initiatives supporting inventory and AP; lead implementation of e-invoicing strategies

• Bachelor’s
degree from an accredited university/college or equivalent education
• Significant sourcing experience
• Travel
up to 20% of the time, as required

Note: If being hired to United States location- 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 background
investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proven strategic and analytical skills
Demonstrated leadership capability within a matrix organization
Highly-motivated, results/metrics driven with demonstrated influencing skills
Strong negotiation skills
Experience managing a team of sourcing professionals•
Prior site, P&L and/or business sourcing experience
GE program graduate (i.e. OMLP, FMP)
Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
Knowledge of shop operations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions

Locations: Germany, Slovakia, United States; Massachusetts, New York; Hurth near Cologne, Ahrensburg, Wunstorf/Germany, Skaneateles/NY, Billerica/MA, Nove Mesto/Slovakia

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.

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