Job: IT Operations Leader, Global Sourcing for GE in Louisville, KY


    GE is seeking an Operations Leader for the GE Consumer and Industrial Global Sourcing IT team. The employee will manage the day-to-day operations for 50+ applications and lead initiatives to improve quality, stability and uptime of all Sourcing applications. More specifically:

    • Manage day-to-day operations (RTS) support for all Global Sourcing applications. This includes SupplierNet, Oracle Purchasing, SPQ, SliC, eBCN, and pTool;
    • Coordinate new software development with the Sourcing IT Project Leaders to ensure there is no negative impact to existing production operations;
    • Track and measure all RTS activities on a weekly basis;
    • Define processes and supporting metrics to drive reduction of RTS activities and create growth capacity within the Sourcing IT team;
    • Lead small projects designed to reduce RTS or provide enhanced functionality to the Sourcing users;
    • Provide process leadership in the following areas:

      1. Transitioning development projects into the support structure;
      2. Change control and production rollouts;
      3. Source code control for all managed applications

    • Define and deliver a Quality Assurance (QA) protocol for all Sourcing applications;
    • Establish and maintain Support Central sites for all applications;
    • Provide work direction and mentoring to onsite and offshore team members
    • Manage the activities of contractors hired for enhancements


    • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Business Management
    • 3-5 years of IT Project Leadership skills
    • Proven technical proficiency and a demonstrated passion for technology
    • Willingness to provide thought leadership in areas of IT process improvement and overall systems-related strategies
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team facilitation skills
    • Strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills
    • Experience leading offshore development team(s)
    • Six Sigma Black Belt certification
    • 2+ years of hands-on systems development/programming experience
    • Experience working in a Manufacturing business

    Learn more here.