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Lead Sourcing Initiatives Specialist

  • Job Function: Sourcing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/29/2018 1:50:50 AM
  • Job #: 3047491
  • Location(s): India; Coimbatore

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.

Role Summary:
Work with site teams globally to manage casting planning and execution to support business expectations.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Perform global casting planning for F&PT product lines across all regions and factories globally
• Participate in S&OP process and translate the S&OP information into actionable data for our casting suppliers. Utilize S&OP data to provide long term volume expectations for casting suppliers.
• Collaborate with casting suppliers to lead their capacity planning, lead time reduction, and stock planning. Insure control plans are in place at each supplier to monitor compliance to the plan.
• Align with GSCM make/buy strategy for castings across all manufacturing sites. Insure that global planning for castings aligns between suppliers and manufacturing plants to minimize supplier lead time and optimize inventory globally.
• Initiate necessary actions to assure best value is received, customer delivery requirements are met, and address any manufacturing problems at supplier’s facility
• Lead global process to insure make/buy strategy is coordinated across all sites to include change management and SMI prevention and consumption for castings.
• Drive to ensure VMI at suppliers and stocking centers is appropriate to support global need and primary suppliers established appropriately at each site.
• Establish operating rhythm with F&PT leadership for review of key planning parameters, change management, inventory stock levels, and key projects.
• Develop scorecard for key KPI’s for suppliers and internal manufacturing sites.

• Bachelor's Degree (in Business or Technical discipline preferred) with at least 3 years of Supply Chain/Sourcing experience.
• Data analytics & execution experience.

Desired Characteristics:
• Experience with international sourcing.
• Strong negotiation skills.
• Ability to be a self-starter & work autonomously.
• Ability to work cross functionally.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented.
• Ability to work under tight time deadlines, with frequently changing priorities and sometimes-high stress levels
• Ability to make formal and appealing presentations
• Experience with utilizing SAP ERP system in a manufacturing environment

Locations: India; Coimbatore

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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