Hollow Fiber Group Leader

General Electric Westborough , MA 01580

Posted 2 months ago

Role Summary:

In this role you will provide leadership and support for the development and direction of manufacturing teams. The position is primarily responsible for directing day-to-day operations & allocating labor appropriately to meet production schedules and targets. This role will also focus heavily on improvement projects and accelerating cultural change efforts aimed at achieving organizational goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead daily shift Stand Ups to set team goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production, and compliance and coach team to be accountable / take ownership of these goals

  • Motivate team(s) to achieve goals in asset utilization, process and manufacturing improvement, quality, delivery, and cost reduction

  • Assist with the resolution of safety concerns and investigations while supporting a culture where safety is a priority.

  • Own daily 5S audits and encourage employees to start & end each day with this practice.

  • Support cross-training plans within the area and ensure all employees receive adequate training before starting a new job task

  • Encourage an environment of continuous improvement for all assigned products and processes. Advocate for Lean Six Sigma process rigor within the team and develop a strong Lean culture.

  • Work with team to fulfill headcount plans by collaborating during the careful selection process

  • Interface with Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, Facilities, Supplier Quality Engineers and Scheduling to resolve production related issues quickly and address any needs or concerns.

  • Create work orders and order parts as needed to support needs in manufacturing

  • Support overall organization in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment, and other resources

  • Ensure fair and consistent application of company and departmental policies and practices

  • Own and develop certain aspects of production scheduling & material flow to meet customer requirements

  • Learn manufacturing operations in respective area(s) and provide coverage as needed due to area absences.

  • Back-fill for other area leaders when they are absent


  • 5 7 years of production or supply chain experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement best practices and deal with high levels of ambiguity

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient with Oracle, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Filemaker

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong analytical & organizational skills

  • Prior supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing team-based environment is preferred

  • Lean and Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality training

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to bring assignments to successful completion

About Us:

GE Healthcare Life Sciences www.corporate.gehealthcare.com There is no other life sciences company quite like GE Healthcare Life Sciences. A $5 billion business with more than 11,000 individuals in over 100 countries, we are at work enabling a new era in medicine. For more than 60 years, GE Healthcare Life Sciences has globally supported the development and use of new therapies, helping accelerate the journey from biological understanding to clinical therapy. GE Healthcare Life Sciences works with cutting edge technology enabling and advancing the discovery, diagnosis and medical treatments of the present and the future. We are accelerating biology to cell therapy in ways no other company can. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and watch our discoveries in action on our YouTube channel.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility


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). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Locations:

United States;Massachusetts;Westborough;

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