Lead New Product Sourcing Specialist

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
1449613
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Sourcing
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Sourcing Lead is responsible for the introduction of newly sourced technology materials & services to meet the requirements of new & existing development programs. The scope of activity will vary from project to project but shall include selection and development of the supply base, ensure compliance with company and Government legislation, influence of the sourcing strategy and implementation of new product technologies and processes to meet customer requirements.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • NPI sourcing project management
  • Act as business programs sourcing focal and serve as a subject matter expert
  • Drive proactive involvement in all functional activities, including Sourcing Commodity, Subcontract, compliance and Engineering Services, to ensure that sourcing has earliest possible engagement in all new programs to deliver best sourcing approach and strong value to the business
  • Develop technology and Supplier road maps in respect of future business opportunities
  • Lead technology program sourcing strategy (new materials, processes and suppliers)
  • Buy of engineering services
  • Commercial input into bids and proposals for technology enablers and major subcontract products
  • Own Strategic Proposal Cost plan and facilitate the unique proposal templates (RFQ, CAPA, CID) to enable commodity managers to solicit costs information
  • Lead proposal engagement with programmes, Sourcing, Engineering, Pricing, Cost Estimating, Gov Accounting and Sourcing Compliance
  • Process Gate keeper to ensure input to Sourcing contains all data elements needed to produce compliance costs for USG proposals
  • Manage changes throughout proposal lifecycle that impact costs, responsible for communications across Sourcing (direct/indirect, GEIQ etc.
  • Own TINA Sweep analysis and data dissemination to global commodity and buy teams, responsible for completion Sourcing TINA Certification pack
  • Support Customer FACT FIND and meetings as requiredManage supplier schedule in support of program timescales
  • Understand and be accountable for sourcing compliance and its documentation (P.O. Folders, CAPA, TINA, Export etc.)
Qualifications/Requirements:
    The successful candidate will possess exceptional motivational, interpersonal and influencing skills. The success of the business unit will be delivered by increasing the performance of others. Strong emphasis is placed on change leadership to drive the organisation to achieve demanding improvement targets.
  • Engineering degree, HND or B-Tec qualified or equivalent knowledge
  • Senior Buyer experience
  • Prior experience in procurement
  • Government legislation knowledge
  • Sub-contract negotiation
  • Programme management background / experience
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skillsApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf

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