QUALIFICATIONS AND JOB DESCRIPTION
Manage the buying process for a given set of goods. Apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures to enable sourcing execution.
•Organize and Lead procurement activities: Purchase Order (PO) launch and follow-up, day-today interactions with suppliers during project execution (Raw material commodity)
•Ensure & assess supplier performance with support of Commodity Buyer
•Implement the strategy set by the Commodity Buyer and the material management team,
•Interact with SC leader, CB, Supplier QA people on QCD requirements,
•By delegation of Sourcing department and CB, for a defined amount of order, perform purchasing
of goods in compliance with sourcing requirements (Frame agreements, competitive bidding…).
- Lunch RFQ for raw material scope (<50k €) under the commodity buyer control, business award, Business award creation etc.
- Raw material supplier coaching, PO follow up ensure quality and on tie delivery (In case of issue, difficulties etc)
Interact with Supply Chain & Sourcing departments to understand needs and provide full visibility on changes in QCD requirements
•Lead procurement activities in accordance with the strategy set by the commodity buyer:
•Place PO in the system,
•Ensure PO acknowledgement,
•Lead kick-off meetings when required
•Manage the PO execution & close follow-up (incl. expediting, inspections (with Quality), delivery (time, quantity, & quality), documentation, reception acknowledgment, payment…) and keep ERP system updated to reflect any change (change of dates, order variation…),
•Support Supply Chain & Sourcing for NCR & Claim management.
•On delegation by the CB, when applicable, take part in purchasing activities. Place RFQ, negotiate PO, award business
•Alert CB and project whenever needed (QCD at risk, claims, PO changes...), and take part in conflict resolution
•For his backlog, perform action plan follow-up in order to secure OTD and reach expected performance. Ensure & assess supplier performance with support of CB
•Ensure financial follow-up of POs in order to ensure supplier payment is done on a time, especially regarding acknowledged payment term & country regulation.
•Monitor and report his/her regions supplier GE Hydro PO execution status
• Bachelor in Engineering
•Mandatory: Experience in sourcing/purchasing of technical components or degree in sourcing with experience in mechanical or electrical engineering, Experience on project and process.
•Optional: Engineer with MBA or equivalent
Knowledge / Experience
•Mandatory skills and knowledge: Negotiation, legal, English, ERP handling, Project management,
planning tools, usual PC and internet applications.
•Optional: Quality design and manufacturing process
Behavioral and Technical Skills / Competencies
•Supplier selection & relationship management
•Preparing and leading negotiation with suppliers
•Planning & supply management
•Project time management
•Bring its contribution to the team
•Written and spoken communication
•English: professional capacity
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
-Ability to work independently
-Strong problem solving skills