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Lean Leader

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General Electric Charlottesville , VA 22901

Posted 3 months ago

Lean Leader

  • GE Power

  • Experienced

  • Posted 10/4/2018 10:55:33 AM

  • 3104855

  • Job Function: Manufacturing

  • Business Segment: Power Automation & Controls

Location(s): United States; Virginia; Charlottesville

Role Summary:

The Lean Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience and/or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lean Leader, you will:

  • Act as a change agent in the implementation of demand flow technology utilizing state of the art tools and methodologies

  • Establish and implement team strategies, programs, and practices to achieve world class manufacturing inventory turns and process flow

  • Lead multiple demand flow technology teams and drive best practices in process design and implementation

  • Advise and counsel leaders on issues impacting inventory and work in process flow

  • Create the lean vision and implement the lean strategy to reduce inventory, lead-time and waste at the manufacturing facility

  • Drive measurable improvements in productivity and product flow

  • Lead action workouts

  • Develop pull systems, train personnel and other activities to achieve a world-class lean process flow

  • Develop value stream maps for the product lines and eliminate process waste through the implementation of lean techniques across the product lines

  • Promote lean Six Sigma integration utilizing strength of both methods to achieve business goals

  • Lead manufacturing and service center team in establishing product flow for plant value streams utilizing visual management tools

  • Encourage use of lean tools to pull material from suppliers, through component plants, and into assembly

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from and accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 3 years of lean experience working with demand flow technology, make-to-order concepts, just-in-time, and pull production environments

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results

  • Demonstrated solid performance, leadership and experience in lean

  • Strong team orientation

  • Strong problem solving abilities

  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training

  • Operation Management Leadership Program (OMLP) graduate or equivalent leadership / development program

  • Knowledge of value stream mapping, one-piece flow, action workouts, kaizen, 5s, and other lean tools

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to motivate teams and lead change at all levels of the organization

  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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.

Locations: United States; Virginia; Charlottesville

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.


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