Machined Airfoils Supplier Fulfillment Leader

West Chester, Ohio
Not Specified
Jun 17, 2019
Aug 17, 2019
Job Role
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
3 years
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?
Role Summary:  The Machined Airfoils Supplier Fulfillment Leader will work with suppliers to ensure capacity, readiness and raw material are positioned to support future schedules. You will monitor successful execution by supplier, apply early risk identification techniques to deliveries, and coordinate with functional experts to resolve those problems before impact to internal customers. In addition, you will coordinate and expedite the flow of materials according to production schedules.

Essential Responsibilities: 
As the Machined Airfoils Supplier Fulfillment Leader, key responsibilities include:

Work closely with casting suppliers to manage critical parts

Drive total output and priorities thru constrained operations

Drive overall recovery plans to reduce delinquency and improve on time delivery and span

Communicate with customers on delivery commits and demand, to ensure alignment with needs of the business

Proactively review entire portfolio of GE demand at the supplier

Engage with digital team and lead projects for data sharing and digital tools to increase productivity

Define supplier strategy including management and optimization of supplier panels

Lead negotiations and allocate needs to specific suppliers

Negotiate terms and conditions and transmit information to Procurement

Manage claims, including commercial sourcing management such as data analysis, negotiations support, etc.

Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

Provide technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge

Actively participate in supplier performance reviews

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 supplier delivery, procurement, production control, commodity management, project management and / or manufacturing

Desired Characteristics: 
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Ability to influence others and lead small teams

Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

Effective problem identification and solution skills

Proven analytical and organizational ability

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About Us: 
At GE Aviation , we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in
research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re
passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:  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). 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 Locations: United States;Ohio;West Chester, Cincinnati; 

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