Supplier Diversity & Small Business Program

GE Aviation Small Business Policy

GE Aviation Small Business Policy statement:
Buyers must give maximum practicable consideration to small, women-owned small; small disadvantaged; veteran-owned small; service-disabled veteran-owned small; and HUBZone small business concerns, and are obligated to solicit and use their best efforts to place purchase orders with such concerns except where competitive conditions, timely delivery, and efficient performance of the contract do not permit it. (522.05)

Minimum Quality Requirements:
Please note the minimum quality requirement for Engines and Systems flight hardware is AS9100 certification. NADCAP certification is required for special processes. GE does not do open bidding. Quality and financial stability assessments will be completed before becoming a supplier. Terms will be C64.[LINK: http://www.geaviation.com/company/doing-business-with-aviation]

Business Class Definition:
GE Aviation uses the federal government’s definitions for Small, Disadvantaged, Woman, Veteran, Service-DisabledVeteran, and HUBZone, as stated in Far Part 19.

The primary NAICS codes for Engines, Engine Services, Avionics and Power, andSystems Hardware and Research are NAICS 336412, 336413, and 54172. A small business must have less than 1,000 employees.

Indirect:
Indirect Goods and Services are purchased through GE Global Operations. This includes all material and services that do not go into making flight hardware (engineering, apparel, cleaning, training, and transportation).

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Government Subcontracting Reporting:
US Large Businesses (>1,000 employees) with POs greater than $700,000 are required to report their performance to the plan submitted for their Purchase Agreement/Purchase Order.   

Reports must be submitted via the Electronic Subcontracting Reporting System (eRS) for the government within 30 days of March 30 and Sept. 30. There is training available on that website, or contact the Small Business Administration (SBA) for help.

Submit one report for all contract numbers associated with a Purchase Agreement (there is one plan for the entire agreement).   

If the contract is not listed or known, the supplier must submit an SF294 form to [email protected]. Please include the contract number and the PO number in the name of the file.   

The contract number may be found in the PO, via the GE ACES System, or by contacting your buyer.   

This requirement is flowed on the PO via a remark that gives the DUNS number and email address for submissions. Remark H61 is for Engines and H61ES for Engine Services.   

Please see details in Remark Lookup Tool.