Materials Specialist

General Electric Florence , SC 29503

Posted 2 days ago

Materials Specialist

  • GE Healthcare

  • Entry-Level

  • Posted 4/16/2018 10:52:15 AM

  • 3091840

  • Job Function: Manufacturing

  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; South Carolina; Florence

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 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.

Role Summary:


Ensure an uninterrupted supply of materials to support production and sales. Work to resolve Materials issues while achieving and maintaining inventory business metrics.

Essential Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overall ownership of material ordering, availability, and scheduling targeting 2-week inventory levels, at a minimum

  • Oracle and Digital Cockpit expert

  • Ensure systemic accuracy of inventory

  • Rescheduling materials for pull ins (expedites) and push outs (for inventory control)

  • Daily Shortage root cause investigation and resolution

  • Partner closely with suppliers focusing on: Packaging needs, min/max planning. PCNs, as they relate to old/existing parts, materials replenishment planning, root-cause problem solving,

  • Conduct daily walks on the floor and the receiving dock to investigate and resolve material issues

  • Support material transfers, supplier reviews w/Sourcing

  • Field Modification Instruction, as appropriate - ordering material, formulating schedules

  • Supplier visits, as needed - internal and external

  • Manage Phase In / Phase Out (NPI) to minimize obsolete material

  • Provide supply analysis data and recommendations as necessary

  • Assist in cycle count efforts as determined

  • Support tool development for prediction of material issues

  • Support all lean activities, initiatives, and action workouts


Quality Specific Goals:
1.Aware of, and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
2.Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
3.Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
4.Knowledge & understanding of production process work instructions & operates within them
5.Ensures the creation of accurate, complete and timely records and DHRs

1.Bachelor's degree or HS diploma & 5 yrs material experience or production scheduling
2.Computer proficiency
3.Working knowledge of MRP or equivalent system
4.Excellent Interpersonal Skills
5.Strong problem solving skills
6.Willing to travel domestically as needed
7.Analytical skills
8.Ability to develop and build rapport within and outside the organization

Desired Characteristics:

Preferred Qualifications:
1.APICS Certification
2.Oracle knowledge and experience
3.Six Sigma Green Belt
4.Project management experience
5.Prioritize tasks in a fast paced, changing environment

Locations: United States; South Carolina; Florence

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

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