General Electric Project Sourcing Leader in Various, Czech Republic

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Role Summary:

The Project Sourcing Leader will be responsible for performing/managing sourcing activities for assigned Power Services Projects (Complex Projects and Extended Scope Projects) including ITO & OTR phases.

This role will focus on GT, ST, Generator, Boiler, AQCS & BoP scopes of major Conversion, Modification & Upgrade (CM&U) projects in power generation field.

Essential Responsibilities:

Project Sourcing Leader will partner with PS Project Managers to ensure externally sourced scope is purchased at the best price, and quality and that it ships on time to meet required need dates.

  • Responsible for supplier selection, preparation of request for quotations, offer evaluation and all related communication with suppliers

  • Responsible for the fulfillment and preparation of negotiation and closure of contracts (purchasing agreement and contract of works) for external sourcing of services and materials of complex project scopes.

  • Sourcing Fulfillment of all CM&U related material like pressure/non-pressure parts, piping, fittings, valves, dampers, electro-instrumentation, fans, pumps, exchangers, complex technologies, all type of skids, etc.

  • Work with Parts Sourcing Fulfillment Team to set sourcing strategy, identify compliance requirements and prioritize expediting of parts and materials.

  • Manage the resolution of any other issues impacting externally sourced scope including negotiation of contractual conditions with suppliers, checking of contract fulfillment, complaints and claim management.

  • Coordinate with Strategic Sourcing Key Commodity Leaders on supplier selection & strategy

  • Work with respective Supplier Quality Engineers to ensure the use of qualified suppliers and to resolve supply chain issues

  • Sourcing representative on the proposal team in ITO to ensure compliant and competitive proposals

  • Responsible in the execution phase (OTR) for reporting of purchasing completion on running projects, monitoring of project cost savings and On Time Delivery plus other Key Performance Indicators.

  • Participate in PS Project kickoffs R3 and Project reviews as required.

  • Sourcing single point of contact for Project Management and close co-operation with the project execution team and individual departments, especialy comercial manager, legal, engineering, quality, EHS, finance. Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point

  • Significant experience in supply chain, sourcing, engineering or field engineering role in power generation industry

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% to time, domestically and internationally

  • Familiarity with CM&U GT. ST, Generator, Boiler & AQCS components

  • Excellent communication skills: must have excellent written and verbal English including reading and interpreting contractual documents. Czech languages is also an important advantage.

  • Advanced knowledge with procurement and sourcing processes in tender and execution stage, expertise in preparation of cost calculation, ability of analytical evaluation of data.

  • Good knowledge of the concepts of Purchasing Agreements and Contracts for Work Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, operations, or supply chain

  • Strong experience in Supply Chain or Sourcing role

  • SAP ERP purchasing system experience. Ariba portal/e-auction systems knowledge is an advantage

  • Sourcing commodity leadership / buying experience

  • Financial and business acumen

  • Familiarity with Sourcing quality process

  • Demonstrated program and/or project management skills

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Familiarity with different organizations & responsibilities within EPC Construction companies

  • Highly motivated, self-directed and resourceful

  • Demonstrated ability to be effective in a cross-functional, cross-cultural team environment

  • Flexibility ability to develop strategic plans and performs purchasing transactional tasks at the same time

  • Experience with Risk and Claim Management

  • Other languages (German, Bulgarian, Romanian, Chinese) are an advantage Locations: Czech Republic, Hungary; Brno