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Job Details

MRP / Buyer

Company name
General Electric Company

Parsippany, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Purchasing, Operations

Posted on
Jan 03,2019

Valid Through
Apr 18,2019

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Role Summary:

The MRP / Buyer will strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals. Execute the direct material buy for the Metem factories while driving material cost out programs through better supplier relationships, increased competition and advanced buying strategies.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the MRP / Buyer you will:

Resolve supplier issues that affect performance and on-time delivery

Manage direct material inventory levels. Drive reduction in direct material inventory through material forecasting, material reapplication, and redistribution of inventory

Support Sourcing Initiatives including lead time reduction, Emerging Markets, New Product Introduction (NPI), payment terms and cash flow improvements

Manage projects in a matrix organization across the globe; including interacting with manufacturing personnel to understand unique supplier requirements of global supply chain business

Assist in the development and implementation of improved business processes

In accordance with the developed strategy, drive supplier selection development, and overall supplier management

Provide technical guidance to suppliers toward assuring product/process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications

Drive the negotiation, pricing, and purchasing of associated commodity with suppliers

Utilize modeling data and obtain collaborative feedback to perform optimization simulations and recovery scheduling

Interface with other GE organizations such as: Demand Management, Lifecycle COE, configuration control, Power Purchasing, and others as required

Coordinate planning and scheduling activities for assigned commodity utilizing advanced planning tools to model, simulate, and release optimized material plans to the organization

Apply appropriate optimization methodologies to balance service level, inventory, and resource utilization

Monitor performance to the plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan

Deliver deflation on Year over Year measurable buy, and drive fulfillment metrics

Ensure compliance with business and quality standards

Other duties as assigned


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in sourcing, manufacturing, or operations

Desired Characteristics:

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Strong negotiation skills

Ability to influence others and lead small teams

Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

Effective problem identification and solution skills

Proven analytical and organizational ability

SAP/BMS is preferred

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at EEO combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; New Jersey; Parsippany

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

Company info

General Electric Company
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Company Profile
GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

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