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Job title: Sourcing Specialist

Company: General Electric

Job description: Job Description Summary At Avio Aero, a GE Aviation Business unit, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.

The Sourcing Specialist will manage the buying process for a given set of goods.
he/She will apply sourcing policy, interface between supplier and entity with respect to specifications and budgets. Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team The Lead Buyer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will use your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Manage the sourcing process, from evaluation of requestor’s requirements to PO placement

Manage Supplier with the aim to strength relationship with strategic suppliers and create action plan for critical suppliers, in collaboration with strategic team

Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects

Build a strong relationship with GE Aviation Sourcing Team to collaborate and share opportunities

Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs

Solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations

Negotiate PO and Purchase contracts, following applicable company and government regulations

He/She will perform spent analysis for the Accessories & Controls commodity, with direct involvement in OP and GPB preparation and will support Contract Administrator to achieve KPIs target (OTD and delinquency target)


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Master’s Degree in Engineering is preferred)

Proven analytical and problem solving skills, with sound judgment and a diplomatic attitude

Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form

Ability to handle several activities simultaneously, manage multiple priorities and resolve appropriately

Professional working knowledge of SAP MRP software system

Proficient in MS Office (e.g. Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, Word)

Highly motivated team member

Proactivity, Customer orientation, initiative, autonomy

Fluent in Italian and English

EU work permit

Desired Characteristics

Contract management and negotiation skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal, collaboration and leadership skills

Proven analytical and problem solving skills, with sound judgment and a diplomatic attitude

Team working attitude

IT literate with experience in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point and MS Outlook

SAP knowledge

What we offer

Smart working and work life-balance

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.

Total Rewards

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:

Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme

Flexible benefits platform

GE Aviation share plan

Life and injury insurance

Private medical cover

Employee assistant program

Employee special awards (service and recognition)

Local special agreements and discounts

English and languages training for you and one member of your family

Technical, Leadership and development trainings

Inclusion & Diversity

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Expected salary:

Location: Rivalta di Torino, Torino

Job date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 04:34:41 GMT

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