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Sourcing Specialist

Chennai, TN
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Drive defined sourcing strategies to achieve the business objective of cost, delivery and quality Support the evaluation and selection of new suppliers, development of existing suppliers, and overall supplier management in region Competitive negotiations to drive deflation in region with the supply base Manage supplier contracts, supply agreements, and /or e-auctions with preferred suppliers in the region to ensure that market trends, supplier performance, and future business needs are aligned Monitor, forecast, and develop strategies to capitalize on macroeconomic and industry trends impacting the assigned commodity and business in region to minimize total material costs, ensure material availability, capacity, and quality Cost reduction strategies to be identified and implemented in timely manner Interact with RCL and GCM to understand the commodity strategies Collaborate with supporting resources (engineering, quality, global supply chain, and regional teams) to achieve plan Engage in ITO / OTR processes, Identify and drive margin improvement opportunities. Participate in GE Corporate sourcing initiatives to leverage best practices partner with corporate commodity leaders, sourcing leaders, and peers to maximize synergies and global suppliers Warehouse management and find out techniques to reduce inventory or liquidate to ensure no variance with books count. Ensure that custom clearances are done in time by collaborating with CoEs and finance team without any demurrages including but not limited to outbound logistics. Drive strategic initiatives on days to pay improvement, supplier rationalization, Sole source reduction, Fulfilment improvement, COF recovery & QMS complianceQualifications/Requirements Bachelors Degree from accredited college or university Minimum 10 years of industry experience with exposure to sourcing/global supply chain function Ability and willingness to travel as requiredDesired CharacteristicsExperience and industry knowledge within Engineered systems commodities/ control electrical parts/ metal and non metal parts Demonstrated negotiation skills, contracting expertise, and business law knowledge Working knowledge of sourcing buy to pay processes High motivation, leadership, and influencing skills Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills Proactive self-starter and change agent & Ability to work under stress environment Cross functional, ability to work on matrix environment , and international team experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Effectively communicate across all organizational levels, departments, and functions Proven project management and process improvement skills
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 10-15


Material Management | Operations | Purchasing/Sourcing
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