Offers “General Electric”

37 days agoGeneral Electric

EMEA Regional Commodity Leader - Welded Steel Commodities

  • Budapest, HUNGARY

Job description

Job Description Summary

This EMEA Regional Commodity Leader presents a unique opportunity to lead the Buying Process of Welded Structures in EMEA Region for GE Vernova Hydro Power. You will negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies, achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction, while getting in-depth understanding of key business drivers.

About our business:
GE Vernova is a planned, purpose-built global energy company that includes Power, Wind, and Electrification segments and is supported by its accelerator businesses of Advanced Research, Consulting Services, and Financial Services.
Building on over 130 years of experience tackling the world’s challenges, GE Vernova is uniquely positioned to help lead the energy transition by continuing to electrify the world while simultaneously working to decarbonize it.

Hydro Power – a major player in the hydroelectricity generation market - is a business division of GE Vernova. Our work includes the designing, manufacturing, and installation of equipment for hydroelectric power plants, as well as servicing and refurbishing existing facilities. Hydro Power’s turbines and generators represent more than 25% of the total installed capacity worldwide, with 4000 employees present in more than 30 countries.

Job Description

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Define the regional sourcing strategy for the related commodities

  • Provide inputs and needs from her/his Region(s)

  • Source best suppliers and develop the suppliers' panels in the Region with the support of Quality insurance

  • Negotiate T&C/Price lists (Long Term Frame Agreement /open Purchase Orders and implement Supplier Review Management with these suppliers

  • Drive and lead stakeholders in his/her region for supplier improvement and development

  • Perform technical reviews with suppliers prior to supplier award decision

  • Prepare forecast & backlog for her/his commodity

  • Support development of best assumptions in tendering and product activities:

  • Price lists, costing tools, TBOMs update, Vendor list, issuance of specific RFQ if necessary

  • Supports risk & opportunities reviews

  • Be the interface with Global Engineering ,GIT, HPM for standardization, product qualification

  • Lead purchasing activities for major POs in coordination with Project Requirements (Place RFQ, clarify specific project requirements, negotiate PO, award business, ensure hand-over with Project). Ensure load management

  • Lead discussions with suppliers during execution in case of claims, PO changes in coordination with the Project

  • Define & deploy regional commodity strategy

  • Execute project as per Commodity Strategy

  • The Commodity Leader is dedicated to projects, supporting tendering and global functions when requested)

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Supply Chain Management)

  • Senior-level experience in Sourcing & Buying activities for Manufacturing industry / Energy industry / Construction industry

  • Experience with Welded Structures

  • Fluent English language knowledge

  • Strong technical and commercial background

  • Aptitude to work in a global environment and matrix organization

  • Solid communication & influencing skills

  • Proven experience in supplier selection & development

  • Understanding products and using technical knowledge & skills

  • Contract Management & Legal Awareness

  • Total cost management and solid transactional skills

Desired Characteristics

  • French knowledge would be a plus

  • Ability to see around corners and be proactive

  • Ability to work independently to achieve targets and objectives

  • Ability and ownership to drive improvements and change with tangible results 

  • Self-directed, detail-oriented, organized, and flexible

  • Capable to challenges the status quo and endless curiosity

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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