General Electric Sourcing Specialist in Uppsala, Sweden

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Role Summary:

We are seeking a Sourcing Specialist to join our team and take ownership of specific supplier relationships for the Cyclotron and TRACERCentre business for our cyclotron supplier base.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Sourcing Specialist role will be responsible for:

  • Suppliers of the Cyclotron supplier base

  • Owning the relationship, QBR’s, development, NPI (New Product Introduction) strategies within commodity

  • Negotiating contract and price, conducting supplier reviews to support supplier selection, development and consolidation

  • Co-operating with other Supply Chain functions to maximize outcome / productivity

  • Fulfillment, supplier monitoring, obsolescence/life-cycle management

  • Being part of or driving development projects including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, and database management

  • Setting strategies for NPI process; driving cost out programs, transfers and quality enhancement - developing and executing the local sourcing strategies that deliver a competitive advantage driving the strategic supplier initiatives

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with some relevant experience in Sourcing or Procurement OR demonstrated work experience with technical depth/knowledge in Commercial Sourcing / Procurement

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of time

  • Communicate fluently in both written and spoken Swedish and English

  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Well developed negotiations skills and analytical with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships

  • Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments

  • Good communication/networking and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as provide support for team

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.