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Coatings Sourcing Leader

GE Energy
West Chester, OH 45069
**Job Description Summary**

The Coatings Sourcing Leader will negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies and achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. You will interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes or services and also utilize understanding of industry trends to inform the decision making process.

**Job Description**

**Roles and Responsibilities**

+ Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels. Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers. Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement.

+ Manage claims. Includes commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities

+ Line manager with professional direct reports. Has ability to attract and retain talent. Manage a team of 6-8 buyers and project leaders.

+ Develop expertise within function. Grow reputation within the organization

+ Influence policy and ensure delivery within own function, linking with other functions of the organization

+ May lead functional teams or projects with moderate resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity. Present business solutions to leaders in functional area. Communicate complex messages and negotiates mainly internally with others to adopt a different point of view. Influence peers to take action and may negotiate with external partners, vendors, or customers

+ Has major influence on small business unit, a segment within a larger business unit, a family within a Function or a P&L business segment and has ownership/influence over budgets

+ Lead others to find creative solutions to address complex problems that may impact the organization. Has the ability to evaluate quality of information received and questions conflicting data for analysis. Use multiple internal and external resources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college + a minimum of 5 years of sourcing and/or procurement experience

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Master's Degree preferred (but not 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

_This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment._

**Additional Information**

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . 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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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