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Lead Sourcing Specialist - Buying/Procurement

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Job Description Summary

As the Lead Sourcing Specialist, you will manage the fulfillment process for a given set of goods. You will also apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. You will gain in-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution. Works closely with Planning,
  • Operations and Buy team to manage problems and schedule changes in order to minimize impact of build schedule.
  • Manage a specific supply base with ownership of PO scheduled lines.
  • Communicate with direct colleagues and the business about design and coordination services rendered.
  • Act as an individual contributor, with proven interpersonal skills.
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.
  • Provides informal guidance to new team members.
  • Impacts projects, processes and procedures in own field. The role operates with some autonomy, but is focused on execution of activities/provision of advice within an enabling discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Activities require professional judgment, but may require more senior levels of guidance.
  • Utilizes technical expertise and judgement to solve problems. Leverages technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 7 years of experience in Sourcing/Supply Chain)
  • Minimum of 3 years of Sourcing or Supply Chain experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute to plan
  • Established project management skills
  • Strong Excel skills

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.

Additional Information

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