Lead Procurement Specialist

GE Vernova

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Sanand, India

Why you should apply for a job to GE Vernova:

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  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
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    Position summary

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    • Manage the buying & order fulfilment process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets

    • Awareness of CFSI requirements and Nuclear Safety Culture

    • Provide inputs related to supplier cost to factory costing team

    • Understand market dynamics and support strategies for assigned commodities & proactively drive initiatives to meet sourcing objectives. Align the local procurement strategy with global procurement strategy.

    • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on purchases with new vendor developments

    • Acts as functional expert for the development and execution of purchasing contracts for the organization e.g. for partnering, strategic alliances, technology transfers. Provides contracting expertise as needed across the organization.

    • Take initiatives & propose Vendor Development, cost reductions, Lead-time reduction, lean etc.

    • Drives KPIs like deflation, payment term, OTD, etc.

    • Manage multiple internal stakeholders like project management, order management, factory operations team, supplier quality, finance , global commodity leaders, costing team, etc.

    • Manage supplier relationships in the best interest of GE

    • Review supplier performance periodically and take appropriate actions wherever needed

    • Work across factory teams and in tandem with Engineering, Shop, MMI, Process specialists, Quality (Shop + Supplier), Purchase & Logistics teams for timely supplies.

    • Lead vendor claims for CoPQ and Liquidated Damages

    • Supports fulfilment team during execution of purchase order

    Required qualifications:

    • Degree/Diploma in Engineering or similar

    • 10+ years of experience in sourcing/procurement for commodities like castings, forgings, fabrication, machining, fasteners, small mechanical parts, blades, round bars, balance of plant scope, etc.

    • Background in heavy engineering industry/ equipment manufacturing industry

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Turbine-generator manufacturing industry experience

    • Proficient in English language

    • Previous experience of working in SAP MM module

    • Previous experience as a people leader/team manager preferred even though this role is an individual contributor role

    • Ability to travel - 5% to 10% of the time

    • Pro-active, problem solving attitude, networking and communication skills

    • Excellent stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

    • Organizational skills including prioritization and resource deployment

    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Vernova:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Build your network and connect with other GE employees for professional development via our seven Affinity Networks.
  • We empower our people through coaching and feedback, our talent development philosophy, and even our customizable benefits programs.
  • GE offers many healthcare options; 401(k) plan; tuition reimbursement; adoption resources; employee assistance; and recognition programs.