Global ITO Sourcing leader

GE Renewable Energy

  • Min. 5 years
  • Vadodara, Gujarat (India)
Global ITO Sourcing leader
Job Posted : Mar 4th, 2021

Job Description

Negotiate with dedicated providers according to specific policies. Achieve the best contractual conditions while also ensuring internal customer satisfaction. Interprets simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. Stays informed of industry trends that may influence work.

  • Bring Sourcing expertise in our Inquiry to Order (ITO) opportunity preparation & optimization.
  • Support Costing and Technical Tendering areas in the definition of competitive & accurate tender cost
  • Manage industrial scheme & vendor list based on Global Sourcing strategy
  • Identify risk & opportunities during ITO opportunity preparation
  • Supports of his/her Sourcing leader during the execution and approval of the Inquiry To Order (ITO) process
  • Seeks sustainable competitiveness improvements, supports the regional product optimization initiatives

Essential responsibilities :

  • Represent Sourcing during ITO for his/her respective area. Ensure the interface between Sourcing and Costing & Technical Tendering teams in the preparation of our opportunities.
  • In case of project award, participate in the handover process based on the Sourcing Tendering Resume information.
  • Ensure cost and Leadtime accuracy, competitive sourcing scheme and relevant Risk and Opportunity analysis
  • Ensure implementation of Global Sourcing policy in our ITO activities, contribute to cost optimizations and ensure their validation with his/her regional management and with Global Commodity Leaders.
  • Support ITO team in defining the steps required to secure our margins, such as escalation formulas, provisions for firm pricing, hedging.
  • Contribute to optimization of sourcing strategy on prioritized product segments.
  • Monitor and analyze commodities price evolutions, maintain material cost Data Base & support Hydro Costing Tool deployment.
  • Coordination in ITO with the commodity Leader and Global Commodity Leader to deliver the best cost and cycle scenario taking into consideration all CTQs.
  • Highlight and mitigate the Sourcing Risk to the ITO Sourcing Leader and to the internal customers (Sales, Commercial operation, Costing).
  • Backup the ITO Sourcing function cross region for punctual needs to assure a continuity of the ITO support & service.

Desired characteristics :

  • Project Sourcing skills.
  • Global business acumen & strategic vision.
  • Action oriented/Creativity/Motivating others/Drive for results/Planning;
  • Ability to understand commodity sourcing strategies.
  • Ability to make decision/sense of urgency.
  • Cross-cultural management, Presentation skills.
  • Ability to Work in a team; Communication skills.
  • Negociation/ Influencing.

Qualification/Requirement : 

  • Bachelor in Engineering or Business administration (technical background is preferred).
  • Operational purchasing: >5 years experience in Sourcing /Supply Chain/Sales-Costing.
  • Experience on Power industry or correlated segments.
  • Office Software (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, Visio).
  • Ability to work in English, in a global environment and matrix organization.