Procurement Management Specialist

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1499096
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Sourcing
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Procurement Management Specialist (known internally as Lead Supplier Management Specialist) will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities:
    Essential Responsibilities :
  • Act as Indirect Commodity Leader (EU) and serve as a subject matter expert
  • Understand and be accountable for sourcing compliance and its documentation
  • Contract with suppliers for new product, services, processes, issue PO as required
  • Understand strategies for assigned commodities and proactively drive initiatives to meet
  • Sourcing objectivesIdentify and qualify new suppliers
  • Assess supplier capabilities and make recommendations on supplier acceptability
  • Implement sourcing standards including process & execution, synergies for cost out
  • Drive productivity opportunities with supply base to deliver cost out goalsSupport commodity buys
  • Control Commodity Spend activity and supplier performance
  • Analyse and track supplier service delivery
  • Hold regular reviews with suppliers and develop improvement plans to exceed minimum KPI's
  • Drive effective recovery plans and create payment tracking and invoice analysis, tracking / invoice analysis
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Experience in a Sourcing role and Manufacturing environment
  • Applications 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 .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: BPSS.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Senior Buyer experience within the aerospace environment is desirable
  • Candidate must also be able to present evidence ofPrior experience in Indirect procurement/commodity management
  • Change leadership experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to anticipate supplier needs and ensure that they are met
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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