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GE Aerospace

Senior Sourcing Manager

2 days agoRemote

Job Description Summary

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Interprets simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. Stays informed of industry trends that may influence work.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Define and improve sourcing strategies at business or plant level including management of regional & business teams.
  • Requires specialized depth and breadth of expertise within their discipline and require strong commercial awareness and is expected to influence the development of strategy within region, including control of resources and influences policy formulation.
  • Lead functional teams or projects with minimal resource requirements, risk, and complexity.
  • Communicates complex messages and negotiates with others to adopt a different point of view. Influences peers to act and negotiate with external partners, vendors, or customers.
  • Impacts the team's ability to achieve service, quality and timeliness of objectives. Work is subject to functional policy objectives. Regularly advises management in the function and/or in the business. Has a supportive role in decision making about important subjects.
  • Uses high level of judgement to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems that impact the function. Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders. Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and able to construct and provide recommendations. Uses multiple internal and some external sources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision.
  • Provide oversight to large suppliers or Business Process Outsourcing. Ensure Business Process Outsourcing compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and act as the primary point of contact on all service level issues and resolution.
  • Responsible in managing a team, projects and to grow contacts/network within the region.

Required Qualifications

  • This role requires significant experience in the Sourcing & Supplier Management.
  • Preferably Master's degree; or minimum Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Aviation/Aerospace, Supply Chain, Business, from an accredited university or college.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in sourcing strategies within aerospace/aviation environment.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.
  • High levels of evaluative judgement are required to achieve outcomes required.
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Job ID: GE_Aerospace-R3741395
Employment Type: Other

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