The Composites Lead Sourcing Specialist will negotiate the procurement and contracts for composite parts and/or materials and ensure compliance to all GE Aviation policies and procedures, while achieving the best overall value. You will be responsible for purchase order placement and execution, supplier strategy and capacity development, cost idea generation and execution, and supplier performance management.
Roles and Responsibilities
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
Strong background in contract negotiation
Experience in a Buyer role in Aviation or related industry
Manufacturing or Shop Operations experience
Ability to analyze data and perform pricing analysis
Experience with strategic sourcing of new suppliers / vendors
Ability to utilize Excel for data analysis
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
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.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes
GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies.