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16 days agoGeneral Electric

Sourcing Fulfilment Leader

  • Cheltenham (Gloucestershire)
  • Sales

Job description

Job Description Summary

GE Aerospace is a major manufacturer of aircraft engines and components partnering with the world’s major aerospace companies covering commercial, business jet and military applications.
We offer unique opportunities to work on major international projects, developing critical aircraft systems that will be relied on by people across the globe for decades to come

We are recruiting for a Sourcing Fulfilment Leader to join our Sourcing Fulfilment team in Cheltenham. This team is accountable for driving the execution of on time delivery performance through assertive orderbook management, supplier development and key stakeholder engagement across circa 150 active suppliers that span 6 value streams. This team has a major impact on overall business execution and plays a critical part in terms of operational performance at our Cheltenham site.

The Sourcing Fulfilment Leader will be value stream aligned and accountable for the material delivery/supply schedule to ensure that our production teams have the necessary products available to manufacture. Working cross functionally with the key stakeholders, including the wider sourcing team, this role will work to mitigate risks in terms of shortages and part availability into our production cells and workshops.

The Sourcing Fulfilment Leader is also the first point of escalation of any supplier delivery risks, which will need strong and collaborative leadership to drive improvements and to communicate status/updates effectively. Experience dealing with and leading supplier recovery projects across a multitude of different commodity types will be essential in this role.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Proactively highlight supplier delivery issues that could impact business goals and work collaboratively across the business to resolve/mitigate these risks.
  • Manage and resolve these escalations and provide clear timely updates on the issues.
  • In conjunction with Fulfilment Specialists, monitor supplier performance to plan and work with suppliers to manage any required recovery plans/actions.
  • Able to escalate issues to Material Health Lead (MHL) concisely with current status and required actions in mind.
  • Ownership of daily BUCC meetings and providing latest operational updates.
  • Liaise with business unit Material Leads for 13 week MHV (Material Health View), being able to decipher shortages and those with the highest impact to the business.
  • Liase with MHL to support potential supplier transitions, supplier exits or entry into new suppliers for Delivery, Quality and Cost benefits. – Supplier Development
  • If the MHL is Out of Office, the FL will lead Team Meetings, Presentations and be the Sourcing escalation point for the business unit.
  • Drive inventory discussions and actions to protect the business needs on costs.
  • Periodic travel is required as part of this role.

Required Qualifications/ Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate high performance within a Sourcing/Fulfilment environment.
  • Additional experience within Quality, Operations, Planning and Engineering
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal, leadership and negotiation skills.
  • Time Management skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to mentor, train and develop better processes and people
  • Strong customer mind set
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability with strong demonstrated Excel skills

Desired experience and skills

  • Knowledge of Oracle ERP
  • Lean/Continuous training and implementation
  • Previous people management experience

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward.  Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Pension
  • Bonus          
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection            
  • Private medical cover    

Security Clearance

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

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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