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FieldCore Strategic Sourcing Manager III in Atlanta, Georgia

FieldCore, a GE company, is a new, independent industrial field services company that will deliver the highest standard of field services excellence and capabilities for GE and its customers. FieldCore will bring together the field services expertise and people from both Granite Services and GE’s Power Services into one powerhouse. Driven by the values of safety, quality, and integrity, FieldCore will be built to deliver operational excellence for customers in the power generation, oil & gas, nuclear, and wind power markets. For more information, check out

Role Summary/Purpose

The Sourcing Manager III will lead the global effort related to driving competitive advantage and cost savings. The Sourcing Manager III will use his/her expert knowledge of the creation and management of leveraged agreements, the management of key supplier and customer relationships, and the effective execution of commodity planning and management processes to successfully implement, execute, and comply with global procurement and commodity/spend category strategies, contracts, processes, and policies. The Sourcing Manager III will lead a global Sourcing team consisting of Sr. Buyers, Purchasing Agents, and Buyers to focus on performing these functions for all identified Regional/Global leverage opportunities.

Essential Function

  • Develop the overall supply chain vision for the company, including short term goals and and long term direction

  • Communicate the vision to suppliers to elicit them as partners in the new direction of global supply chain management

  • Develop and maintain on-going relationships with key suppliers, and establish effective programs and to ensure “best in class” supplier performance

  • Formulate and deploy procedures governing all aspects of materials procurement, vendor inventory management, and supplier development supporting global operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and operating philosophy initiatives

  • Participate in the strategic and tactical negotiation of major supplier contracts

  • Implement continuous improvement processes within the supply chain group, as well as with suppliers

  • Develop and implement commodity and supply chain strategies covering all commodities, services and supplier processes throughout a global enterprise to deliver maximum cost saving, leverage, and standardization

  • Develop high-potential and high-performing staff and implement strategies to become a more competitive procurement function, driving enhanced economic value to the enterprise

  • Implement and manage risk programs globally

  • Develop and maintain a savings reporting mechanism with Finance which is understood and accepted by the user departments

  • Produce regular reports on performance and provide comprehensive management information and in-depth analysis when requested including spend analysis, savings secured and potential savings for forecast and budgets

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Finance, Business Administration or similar related area and a minimum of five years sourcing and supply chain experience at a senior management level

  • An additional four years applicable experience can be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Experience with supplier management, contracting and negotiations required

  • Energy, construction, engineering or related experience is preferred

  • Must possess a solid understanding of supplier management practices and have experience with large-scale system implementations

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong analytical skills to include cost and price modeling, value analysis, and ROI

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

  • Membership in ISM (NAPM), with professional certification as a CPM preferred

  • Ability to sustain exemplary knowledge of ecommerce, supply chain management, and ERP system technology as they evolve

  • Ability to focus on satisfying internal customer requirements and obtaining and responding to internal customer feedback

  • Demonstrated self-initiative and decision making skills

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Demonstrated ERP skills including familiarity with Oracle

  • Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service oriented attitude

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment

  • Some travel required

  • English proficiency required

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