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Advanced Technology Sourcing Buyer

Evendale, OH
General Electric

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Role Summary:The Advanced Technology Sourcing Buyer is responsible for introducing future technologies and engine programs through the development, design, and build process. This organization has recently expanded our responsibilities to include: Tooling, Labor & Engineering and IT for military programs. You will need to have a strong knowledge and understanding of sourcing policies and procedures to achieve a compliant purchase order placement while also achieving customer requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Apply sourcing policies and procedures across supply base

+ Execute against Growth Playbook objectives (GE / commodity / supplier level)

+ Understand the strategy of the supply base to drive suppliers to achieve GE's desired outcomes

+ Interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications, delivery and test schedules

+ Work with customers to help meet budget targets

+ Manage contracts to drive adoption of optimal terms and conditions

+ Work closely with suppliers on amendments for Concurrent Product Development (CPD) in support of the customer's requirements

+ Strategically develop suppliers who will be new to working production procurements

+ Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

+ Engage in continuous improvement activities and manage part aggregation and indirect spend

+ Manage source changes & new product introduction through approval process

+ Actively participate in supplier performance reviews and drive supplier qualification success


+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Sourcing or Supply Chain)

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in sourcing, procurement, supply chain or manufacturing

Desired Characteristics:

+ Previous Buying / Procurement experience

+ Ability and Willingness to get military clearance if needed

+ Strong background in contract negotiation

+ Ability to analyze data and perform pricing analysis

+ Experience with strategic sourcing of new suppliers / vendors

+ Ability to influence others and lead small teams

+ Effective problem identification and solution skills

+ Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and effectively

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About Us:

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.Additional Locations:United States;Ohio;Evendale, Cincinnati;

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