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Job Description

Machined Airfoils Supplier Delivery Leader

* GE Aviation
* Entry-Level
* Posted 9/19/2018 5:06:21 PM
* 3149534
* Job Function: Sourcing
* Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale

Role Summary:

The Machined Airfoils Delivery Leader will work with suppliers to ensure capacity, readiness and raw material are positioned to support future schedules. You will monitor successful execution by supplier, apply early risk identification techniques to deliveries and coordinate with functional experts to resolve those problems before impact to internal customers. The Machined Airfoils Delivery Leader will coordinate and expedite the flow of materials according to production schedules.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Machined Airfoils Delivery Leader, you will:

Work closely with casting suppliers to manage critical parts

Drive total output and priorities thru constrained operations

Drive overall recovery plans to reduce delinquency and improve on time delivery and span

Communicate with customers on delivery commits and demand, to ensure alignment with needs of the business

Proactively review entire portfolio of GE demand at the supplier

Engage with digital team and lead projects for data sharing and digital tools to increase productivity

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, including commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc. This may also include purchasing activities

Develop new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations

Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

Work together with high level people from the business at SPB and EB level

Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done

Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge

Actively participate in supplier performance reviews

Advise Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures within their own field

Contribute to project as a team member or leads small projects


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing)

Minimum of 3 years of experience in supplier delivery, procurement, production control, commodity management, project management and/or shop operations

Desired Characteristics:

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Ability to influence others and lead small teams

Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

Effective problem identification and solution skills

Proven analytical and organizational ability

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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.

Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing!

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.

Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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