Dayton Cores & Castings Sourcing Leader

General Electric - Dayton, OH

Role Summary:
As the Dayton Cores & Castings Sourcing Leader, you will have dotted line reporting to the Dayton Site Leader and directly reporting to the Sourcing Airfoils Castings Commercial Leader. You will manage Supplier Performance, Operations and Strategy. You will own all aspects from Delivery, Cost, Quality, & Supplier Relationships, along with site spend, profile strategy and execution. You will develop and manage a customer strategy and be a key member of the commercial strategy team.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition, as the Dayton Cores & Castings Sourcing Leader, you will:

Manage Supplier Performance
Establish clear performance criteria on delivery, cost, and quality
Evaluate short and long term supplier strategy (Grow / Shrink / Maintain), new supplier development
Directly interface with Dayton site operations team for supplier delivery commits, and commercial needs

Manage Site Spend
Complete spend profile analysis and develop strategy and operating rhythm to incorporate cost reduction and control
Develop and manage Site Commercial Strategy
Partner with Site, sourcing, and finance teams on Commercial strategy with the casting industry
Develop Terms and conditions agreement
Build out product and customer portfolio

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 Buying, Procurement, Sourcing or Supply Chain

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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Locations: United States; Ohio; Dayton

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