Procurement Sustainability Leader

GE Aerospace

Job Description Summary

If you are passionate about sustainability, this is a unique opportunity to join GE Aerospace’s Procurement team as a subject matter expert to create and lead the ESG program and expectations across our supply base and partner with the Sustainability leadership team.

Preference is for this person to sit in Cincinnati. Open to remote consideration but will require monthly travel to Cincinnati.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Influences and embeds sustainability mindset amongst procurement leadership team and suppliers

Develops and operationalizes sustainability initiatives across commodity teams and strategic direct material suppliers in reporting GHG emissions and ESG activities to support GEA’s ESG Report and Sustainability disclosures

Provides technical and strategic leadership in the areas of: a. GHG accounting, standards, tools and best practices including GHG protocol b. ESG reporting according to major reporting frameworks, disclosures and standards: GRI, ISSB, SASB, TCFD, UNSDG, CDP, DJSI c. ESG data gathering, consolidation, assurance/audit experience is a plus

Represents GE Aerospace in Industry Working Groups, including IAEG (International Aerospace Environmental Group)

Maintains strong cross-functional collaboration with GE’s sustainability leadership team

Develops and shares sustainability performance results, newsletters, and proof points with the business and senior leaders

Mentors and coaches team members across the organization to further develop competencies and engagement, developing specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in own job discipline or field. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest functional developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensures delivery within area of responsibility

Benchmarks best practices and stay abreast of risks and opportunities for GEA associated with ESG trends and developments in the industry

Skilled influencer, able to communicate complex messages to others. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems that impact the function. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (or a high school diploma/GED with a minimum of 4 years Sourcing & Sourcing Initiatives, Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) experience) minimum of 5 years Sourcing & Sourcing Initiatives, Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) experience

Desired Characteristics

Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

The salary range for this position is $126,700 – $200,000. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. In addition, this position is eligible for a performance bonus/variable incentive plan.

This posting is expected to close on June 19, 2024.

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a “Sponsor”). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor’s welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE 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.

GE 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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote – This is a remote position

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