Job Description Summary
The Sourcing Manager Services is a working leadership role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the services sourcing team with direct reports, performing / managing sourcing activities for assigned Power Services Projects (Complex Projects and Extended Scope Projects) including TDI / Warranty for both ITO and OTR phases in the assigned scope of countries including South Asia region mainly in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
This role will focus on Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine, Generator, Boiler and BoP scope of major Conversion, Modification & Upgrade (CM&U) projects in Power Generation Industry.
Roles and Responsibilities
Sourcing Manager Services will partner with PMO - Project Managers, Operations and Commercial team to ensure externally sourced scope is purchased at the best price, and quality and that it ships on time to meet required need dates.
This is a working leadership role wherein you will also be responsible for procurement needs of projects and support initiatives.
You will lead a team of PSL / PTM / Sourcing representatives on the proposal team in ITO to ensure compliant and competitive proposals and OTR phase during project execution.
Sourcing Manager Services will work with the TDI / Warranty team to ensure that supply of materials and services for warranty projects in the region.
This will involve working with engineering, OEM’s, projects, and operations team to fulfill customer demands. Drive localization of supply chain to provide best cost suppliers with the fastest lead time to support business needs.
Coordinate with Regional Strategic Sourcing Key Commodity Leaders on supplier selection & strategy. Responsible for supplier selection, preparation of request for quotations and all related communication with suppliers.
This involves coordination with PMO, Engineering, and suppliers (EPC’s and OEM’s) to understand project scope requirements.
Prepare bidders lists and work with suppliers for bid clarification and / or kick-off meetings if required. Work with supplier quality and support their supplier qualification process and take the lead on supplier CoPQ recovery and drive supplier localization.
Responsible for leading negotiation of contracts (purchasing agreement and contract of works) for external sourcing of services and materials of complex project scopes using expertise from supporting organizations like contracts, legal and insurance teams.
Ensure appropriate business approvals are obtained as per DOA prior to final contract negotiations following applicable company and regulations.
Sourcing Fulfillment of GT, ST, Gen, Boiler & related MSD scope. Work with Parts Sourcing Fulfillment Team to set sourcing strategy, identify compliance requirements and prioritize expediting of parts and materials.
Ensure supplier payments, close open PO’s, deal with AP holds and payment updates to suppliers. Responsible for PMO dashboard updates, metrics and weekly KPI’s follow up.
Work with assigned sourcing team to meet or beat business goals for deflation, cash and On time delivery. Ensure accurate KPI pulsing for the buy, drive deflation and improve NNT.
Ensure compliance of offers, specifications, schedule, quality and contractual terms. Demonstrate leadership for the sourcing team while working with individual departments, especially commercial, legal, engineering, quality, Compliance, EHS, and finance.
Work with respective Supplier Quality Engineers to ensure the use of qualified suppliers and resolve supply chain issues.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, operations, or supply chain or equivalent.
Minimum 5 years of experience in supply chain, sourcing, engineering, or field engineering role in power generation industry.
Familiarity with GT, ST, Gen, Boiler & related BOP components.
Proficient in Smartsheet, MS Office applications like Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% to time, domestically and internationally.
ERP purchasing system experience like Oracle / Power Max / SAP / Ariba.
Excellent communication skills including reading and interpreting engineering drawings, BOM and contractual documents.
Advanced knowledge with procurement and sourcing processes in tender and execution stage, expertise in preparation of cost calculation, ability of analytical evaluation of data.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
Financial and business acumen, Familiarity with Sourcing quality process.
Familiarity with different organizations & responsibilities within EPC Construction companies.
Demonstrated ability to be effective in a cross-functional, cross-cultural team environment.
Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only).
GE program graduate is preferred (GE employees only).
Relocation Assistance Provided : Yes