Purchasing and Material Management Leader

GE Vernova

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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.
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    Position summary

    terial management team.

    • Strategic focus of the function including implementation of improvements.

    • Developing and maintaining strong partnerships with Suppliers.

    • Ensure all functional processes are compliant and effective.

    • Ensure high levels of supplier performance by managing safety, quality, cost, and delivery, while also championing continuous improvement for the department.

    • Identify risks to supply continuity and take proactive measures to minimise the impact on production.

    • Utilise the company's ERP system (SAP) to ensure the team effectively manage parts availability in alignment with scheduled demand, addressing the impact of any schedule changes, engineering changes, material nonconformities and other issues.

    • Provide purchasing, material management and commercial input to cross-functional teams, contributing confidently to company goals through effective teamwork.

    • Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution.

    • Inventory Management Key Leadership

    • Report procurement, material management and inventory key performance indicators (KPIs) and analyse data to understand variances.

    • Demonstrate problem-solving skills to identify root causes and prevent the recurrence of supply-related issues.

    • Utilise experience in assessing supplier capability and capacity in manufacturing and supply.

    Required Skills & Experience:

    • Experience working in a fast-paced strategic procurement, material management or supply chain role in an industrial environment (preferable engineer to order)

    • Broad experience with MRP systems (SAP)

    • Experience managing and building relationships with partner suppliers to ensure supplier responsiveness, respect to specifications and competitive budgets.

    • Successful inventory management and reduction experience while keeping the highest level of material availability to ensure smooth production.

    • Very responsive to manufacturing daily and short and midterm needs.

    • The ability to work autonomously.

    • Strong communication and influencing skills.

    • Excellent time management and coordination skills, rapid responsiveness

    • Dynamic and flexible approach of thinking

    • An accomplished relationship-builder

    • Energetic, forward-thinking individual

    • Excellent attention to detail

    • Commercial awareness (Pay Terms, Warranty, LD's)

    • Pro-active and problem-solving attitude

    • Networking and communication skills

    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions at all levels.

    Desired Skills & Experience:

    • Relevant Degree

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

    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.