Sourcing Supplier Development Specialist

Job title: Sourcing Supplier Development Specialist

Company: General Electric

Job description: Leads visits at key supplier sites to perform Capacity, Operational Capabilities and Risk assessment

Identify improvement and risk mitigation opportunities at key supplier sites and manage these improvement activities

Partner with Procurement, Commodities and Supplier Quality stakeholders to create supplier development plans for selected critical suppliers focused on quality, delivery, capacity and supplier process capability

Drive execution of supplier performance improvement plans and interface with internal and external partners to collaboratively pursue solutions and closure of action plans

Collaborating with suppliers to improve their processes and product manufacturing capabilities

Assist selective suppliers in their journey to becoming lean, as well as, strengthen the relationship between the two companies

Develop strong working supplier relationships with regular communication and site visits


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the Engineering field from an accredited university or college

Deep experience in Sourcing, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and / or related fields

Experience in Supplier Evaluation, Assessment, or auditing

Strong ability to build relationship with suppliers and with internal team

Fluent Italian and English

EU Work/Stay Permit

Availability to travel min 50%

Desired Characteristics

Knowledge of main manufacturing processes and aero-engine modules components (Machining Operation, Forgings, Castings)

Knowledge of Lean manufacturing logics and APQP basics

Problem solving attitude

Strong influencing, collaboration, and relationship-building skills both internally and externally with suppliers

Strong organizational skills and the ability to successfully complete multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines and ability to think strategically and pragmatically

Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Expected salary:

Location: Rivalta di Torino, Torino

Job date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 03:44:10 GMT

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