General Electric Sourcing Initiatives Specialist - Digital Solutions in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Role Summary:

The Sourcing Initiatives Specialist will design, develop, test and implement Digital Solutions to enhance the ERP and broader supply chain business systems space driving improved business process support and optimization through a continuously improved tool set.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, as the Sourcing Initiatives Specialist, you will:

  • Collaborate within the Sourcing team and cross-functionally with Supply Chain functional Leaders and Digital Product Owners to solution business challenges and improve the day-to-day end user experience across business systems and tools

  • Design / Develop / Enhance digital tools utilizing multiple platforms

  • Drive productivity enhancements across the sourcing and related functions space

  • Test all system enhancements

  • Train end users on new tools / enhancements to existing tools

  • Provide end user support

  • Please Note: Work Location Listed is Grand Rapids, MI. However, this position may also be eligible at our Clearwater, FL or Vandalia, OH locations Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Sourcing Initiatives, Information Systems, or equivalent experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Please Note: Work Location Listed is Grand Rapids, MI. However, this position may also be eligible at our Clearwater, FL or Vandalia, OH locations Desired Characteristics:

  • Preferred Application Experience:

  • Oracle R12 Manufacturing

  • Spotfire dashboard development

  • Excel VBA

  • SQL Preferred Experience:

  • Project Management

  • Training & Facilitation Skills

  • Familiarity with Data Tables/Structure

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership 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 GE at http://www.ge.com is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at http://twitter.com/gecareers 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. Learn More about GE Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing! at http://twitter.com/geaviation GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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; Florida, Michigan, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Clearwater, VandaliaGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.