•Be responsible for delivering key Sourcing metrics including deflation, supplier direct material productivity, cash, consolidation of supplier base, and migration of spend to best-cost countries •Lead the development & execution of global sourcing commodity strategies to ensure optimal framework and negotiated rates •Be the commodity expert across Distributed Power for assigned commodity •Develop negotiation strategies and drive negotiations to achieve stated goals and objectives in accordance with the strategy. Drive supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management •Drive Sourcing initiatives including Buy GE, best cost country (BCC), productivity, rationalization of supply base, sole source reduction, cycle reduction, on-time delivery and quality improvements, Six Sigma / lean, and cash flow improvement •Drive commodity specialties within the P&Ls (Profit & Loss)and regions supporting business functions to achieve total best cost and value •Develop strategic Blueprint and Operational Plan commitments. Establish reporting rigor for metrics and execution •Understand business compliance requirements and drive opportunities to eliminate compliance risk as well as driving initiatives to remediate concerns •Interface with Business Sourcing Leaders and functional owners to understand business priorities and determine appropriate commodity growth strategies
•Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college •Minimum 7 years of experience in Sourcing, Production Control, Distribution, Production Planning, or other global supply chain management disciplines •Ability and Willingness to travel at least 20%
According to Austrian law job postings need to include the minimum salary for a position. For this position the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EURO 2.946,77 gross monthly. Please note that this is the very minimum salary and will most likely be higher. The effective salary is based on the candidate's Qualification and Experience and will be negotiated accordingly.
•Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited university or college or extensive technical knowledge acquired by the job
•MBA from an accredited college or university and/or financial experience •Strong oral and written communication skills •Negotiation expertise •Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation and facilitation skills •Strategic thinker / planner •Strong quantitative and analytical skills •Demonstrated change agent •Ability to develop a strategy and drive execution in a matrixed environment •Six Sigma Green Belt / Black Belt or equivalent quality certification