Sourcing Commodity Leader

Shanghai, ShangHai
03 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This position will be the business sourcing management person for the assigned sub commodities in China...Casting, Forging, Machining, Power train, Fuild Engine Components, Electrical and C-Class for GE Water & Distributed Power business.

Essential Responsibilities

This position is tasked with developing commodity strategies, achieving deflation targets, managing supply risk and managing outcomes and relationships with strategic suppliers related to the commodities of Distributed Power, representing a $ 10 million annual buy.
In this role, you will:

• Work closely with respective GCL / Site Sourcing Leader to drive China Sourcing Strategy through commodity assignment.
• Build comprehensive strategic supplier relationships while also developing negotiation strategies to achieve stated goals and objectives including deflation & capacity;
• Support GCL / Site Sourcing leader to execute RFQ (Request for Quotation) packages, negotiate Pricing and Supply Agreement; implement Terms & Conditions in line with sourcing strategy;
• Proactively leads spend analysis, supplier development, supplier negotiations and contract implementation to meet overall deflation and productivity objectives within the commodity;
• Drive supplier selection, development, and monitoring and overall supplier management in accordance with the broad GE Water and Distributed Power sourcing functions;
• Lead supply base consolidation and supplier improvement initiatives on assigned commodities;
• Work effectively with Engineering, Supplier Quality, and Site Commodity Leader on issue resolutions and cost reduction opportunities;


• Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or Material Engineering
• Minimum of 7 years of Manufacturing or material processes, and/or Sourcing Experience
• Previous experience in Materials and Manufacturing commodity management
• Demonstrated negotiation skills, contract development and business law knowledge
• Business processes / Sourcing activities / Program management experiences
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Chinese and English
• Ability to work, motivate and influence in a cross-functional, multi-site, global team environment
• Strong financial planning, analytical and critical-thinking skills

Desired Characteristics

• Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
• Proactive self-starter and change agent
• Customer-focused and results-oriented mindset
• Six Sigma trained, or with strong process discipline
• Program graduate (GE Employees only)