GE Appliances, a Haier company Principal Program Manager, Indirect Sourcing System Management in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting Title
Principal Program Manager, Indirect Sourcing System Management
Lead strategy, projects, and support for all Indirect Sourcing system tracks, including project, crib, and expense purchases.
What you will Do
Lead strategy, projects, and support for all Indirect Sourcing system tracks, including project, crib, and expense purchases. Responsible for project scoping and prioritization, Indirect Sourcing reporting strategy, Self Service Purchasing (SSP) Phased Launches focused on productivity and system enhancements, Crib process and tool optimization, and SSP Buydesk management. Analyze and provide direction for all Indirect Sourcing projects and new tools. Set up project plans and work with IT counterparts to determine system/tool direction. Manage Oracle-based Self Service iProcurement system to write purchase requisitions. Investigate and resolve production issues. Communicate system outages or issues to external and internal users. Plan, organize, and control resources, procedures, and timing for business processes, including organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements. Review, assess, and determine Indirect Sourcing Strategic tools for analytics, contract management, project management and tracker focused on cost out activities, request for quote, and contingent labor tracking. Review and approve mass data loading requests. Review and lead enhancement projects for iProcurement, including gathering Voice of Customer, collaborating with IT counterparts, system testing, launch, and post-launch support. Review and approve access requests for new iProcurement users and use audit features to assure business compliance. Provide support to all Indirect Purchasing Users, including system training for the Oracle iProcurement and Purchasing Module. Create and update training guides. Develop tools and Oracle Business Intelligence reports for Indirect Sourcing system users. Implement data quality reports. Correct data records. Assist in developing Data Center of Excellence.
What you need to Succeed
Qualifications / Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, or foreign degree equivalent, in Business Administration, Finance, or Information Management and 7 years of progressively responsible post-Bachelor’s degree related experience is required. The position also requires experience with all of the following: 7 years of experience using sourcing and related purchasing processes, including spend classification and analysis, supplier quote evaluation, negotiation and supplier selection; 6 years of project management experience leading complex, cross-functional, global projects involving business or sourcing process improvements; 5 years of experience using the Sourcing Procure-to-Pay module of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) IT system, including data collection, data cleansing, mass data loading processes, writing and executing test cases, user training, and post go-launch support; 3 years of experience using general ledger accounting processes; and 2 years of experience using Microsoft Excel to perform sourcing data management activities, including advanced formulas and pivot tables.
Haier US Appliance Solutions Inc. (DBA GE Appliances) will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.