General Electric Lead Services Specialist - Materials Management in Annapolis, Maryland

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Role Summary:

The Lead Services Specialist is responsible for facilitating transactions, producing, assembling and delivering replacement / repair parts and equipment as part of a Services agreement or order. Includes activities such as processing transactions, managing processes, material management, site operations, or warehouse logistics & shipping, sometimes in a shop structure. Includes craft & non craft labour as well as manager roles responsible solely for these activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, the Lead Services Specialist will:

  • Be responsible for material planning and inventory metrics across a service segment

  • Monitor the results of changes to the inventory plan / forecast and recommend modifications

  • Plan for prevention of excess inventory and stock outs

  • Work with all levels of personnel (hourly, supervisory, and general foreperson) in resolving issues, tracking material availability, and advising on material usage

  • Work with customers externally and internally to identify new opportunities to improve our current processes

  • May also include, Lead Inquiry to Order (ITO) processes through Order to Remittance (OTR)

  • Deliver business sales, contribution margin, develop proposals; negotiate with customers; drive competitive pricing

  • Develop a year plan for its own department

  • Is involved in discussions with other functions and teams about improvement in processes, procedures and ways of working

  • Contribute to plan of larger unit

  • Communicate across direct organization

  • Present to senior leaders (EB and SEB) in specific technical space and on cross functional teams on how technologies interconnect and contribute to overall strategy

  • Diverse clients in a region

  • Follows frameworks to get through the processes

  • There is room for negotiating and client specific conditions

  • PLEASE NOTE: Work location listed is Grand Prairie, TX. However, this position may also be available at our Winfield, KS location Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in used jet engine material management, jet engine repair production and planning activity or equivalent technical expertise of jet engines and jet engine repair processes)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Materials Management ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :

  • PLEASE NOTE: Work location listed is Grand Prairie, TX. However, this position may also be available at our Winfield, KS location 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

  • Proven analytical and organizational abilityWhy join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections at http://bit.ly/geconnections GEConnect04 Locations: United States; Kansas, Texas; Grand Prairie, WinfieldGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.