General Electric Lead Fabrication & Mechanical Procurement Specialist - H/F in Pierre, South Dakota

Role Summary:

The Lead Fabrication & Mechanical Procurement Specialist will be responsible of on-Time-Delivery of materials/ components for production line and sub-contractors

The Lead Fabrication & Mechanical Procurement Specialist will manage stock & vendor relations

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Take full ownership of the given commodity within wind offshore business to own purchasing requisitions and to track MRP releases on weekly basic and highlight any MRP miss or gap

  • Create Purchase Orders as per wind offshore work instruction

  • Be responsible to collect PO acknowledgement from suppliers and ensure proper archiving

  • Hold kick-off meetings with suppliers after PO release to flow down in detail components’ schedule

  • Lead and drive suppliers for excellent OTD (on time delivery) as per the business metrics and escalate delivery delays pro-actively to the procurement leaders

  • Collaborate cross function to pro-actively catch upcoming delays and drive the supplier to recovery plan as necessary, report progress to the stakeholders and procurement leaders

  • Be reactive on non-conformities management, 2 days target to reorder material in case of material to be replaced

  • Optimize stock in collaboration with the inventory team and the suppliers for the given commodity

  • Pull-in and Push-out assurance : closely collaborate with suppliers about such new request, then formalize the PO update in SAP once the new Contractual Dates are agreed

  • Be a garant for GE’s policies starting by NO PO/NO PAY and the Spirit and the Letter

  • Be fully responsible to deliver and close PO on the ERP systems, in addition, clean and close any invoicing related issues

  • Manage LOB and work with sourcing to secure vendor capacity and inventory level

  • Manage ECN (define application range and application into the vendors)

  • Be a source of proposals, initiate and lead continuous improvement intiatives crossfunctionally: MRP configuration, material flow, non-conformity management, etc. Escalate suppliers issues and share lessons learned while collaborating with the supplier quality team

  • Support and collaborate with sourcing strategy team as well as Supplier quality team on parts qualifications and expedite the timeline where needed

  • Coordinate with Warehouse on good receipt, invoices, delivery issues

  • Manage vendor Non Conformity replacements, return to vendors and Vendor Bill Back

  • Insure on time vendor payments through tracking of invoice clearance

  • Drive Digital tools and enhancement in supplier collaborations and metrix


  • Comply with EHS policy

  • Participate in the deployment and compliance with legal requirements and internal EHS

  • Identification of risks that affect their area or field of work and define / propose means of prevention and adequate protection to prevent them

  • Active participation in the development of courses and proposals for improvement to avoid incidents and accidents

  • Educate and train in work procedures / instructions concerning them safe for their duties


  • Goals & Objectives to be achieved (100% PO placed on time, MRP messages management)

  • PO execution and closure with no litigation

  • On-time-delivery: 99% of owned POs delivered on time (need date vs supplier delivery date)

  • 0% aged invoicing on the given commodity

Working contact

  • Internal : Sourcing & logistics teams, manufacturing engineer, finance, supply chain, quality

  • External :Suppliers, carriers, warehouse staff, sub-contracted logistic team


Technical skills

  • MRP and planning (advanced level)

  • Supply chain management

  • Advanced knowledge in Lean Manufacturing/Kaizen activities

  • Technical competencies ( read a drawing, understand manufacturing process)


  • Be able to use Microsoft Office pack

  • Be able to use SAP

  • Master in Excel (VBA would be a plus)

Professional behaviours

  • Negociation / Communication

  • Good analytical skills

  • Team work

  • Leadership

  • Resilience / Resist to stress and able to perform under pressure/against tight deadlines

  • Able to propose recovery plan, autonomous


  • Spanish - fluent

  • English – Fluent or Professional

  • EU Work Permit

If contracted in Spain:

Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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

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