Commodity Leader - Small Machining & Fabrication

Shanghai, Shanghai
03 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is tasked with developing commodity strategies, achieving deflation targets, managing supply chain risk, managing outcomes and relationships with strategic suppliers related to the commodities of small machining & fabrication, B&C class parts to Renewable Energy products application.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
• Be the local focus point for Business, to lead the development and execution in line with global commodity strategies, including business planning and review;
• Build comprehensive strategic supplier relationships while also developing negotiation strategies to achieve stated goals and objectives including deflation & capacity;
• Proactively leads spend analysis, supplier development, supplier negotiations and contract implementation to meet overall deflation and productivity objectives within the commodity assignment;
• Drive supplier selection, development, and monitoring and overall supplier management in accordance with the broad GE Renewable sourcing functions;
• Lead supply base consolidation and supplier improvement initiatives on assigned commodities; Support different sites to develop Chinese local suppliers, to achieve OTD and cost target;
• Work effectively with Engineering, Supplier Quality, and Site Commodity Leader on issue resolutions and cost reduction opportunities.


• Bachelor's Degree in Business or relative Engineering Application Discipline
• Previous experience in metallic products manufacturing and material management
• Business processes / Sourcing activities / Program management experiences
• Proven negotiations, leadership and facilitation skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work, motivate and influence in a cross-functional, multi-sites, 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 graduated (GE Employees only)