Senior Manufacturing Improvement Manager

General Electric Evendale , OH 45241

Posted 3 weeks ago

Senior Manufacturing Improvement Manager

  • GE Aviation

  • Experienced

  • Posted 10/29/2018 2:03:07 PM

  • 3197432

  • Job Function: Quality

  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale

Role Summary:

The Senior Manufacturing Improvement Manager is a skilled problem solver who will implement and support a Six Sigma culture as part of the Proactive Quality Framework. This role will work with leadership to surface opportunities to improve yield/reduce losses and work directly with teams to resolve issues using Six Sigma processes and tools.

Essential Responsibilities:

This includes training employees in Six Sigma methods, processes, and tools, as well as mentoring and supporting them to execute sustained shop projects and continual improvements. It is expected that the person in this role will complete their own Master Black Belt certification if they have not already done so.

Strategic

  • Working closely with key stakeholders, provide strategic leadership and technical direction for Six Sigma within Supply Chain and partner with Engineering on key initiatives as appropriate

  • Become a recognized Six Sigma technical expert.

  • Guide functional teams in developing and executing Six Sigma plans to improve process quality and create capacity

Organizational

  • Serve as a focal point for Six Sigma initiatives

  • Drive measurable improvements

  • Assist managers/leaders in establishing Six Sigma processes and projects

  • Support Tiger Teams in Execution of their projects

  • Assist with implementation of other pillars in the Proactive Quality Framework (e.g. PQA, PFMEA)

Operational

  • Ensure Six Sigma activities are tied to measurable business outcomes

  • Mentor Black Belts and Green Belts

  • Remain current on Six Sigma methodologies and analytics/digital technologies

  • Assist sites with Six Sigma education (White Belt, Yellow Belt, Green Belt)

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university

  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

  • 5 years of experience in Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, or Process Improvement

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an outstanding ability to interact and engage at all levels of the organization- from the shop floor to senior leadership

  • Black Belt certified

  • Program and project management skills

  • Proven track record of successfully implementing projects from concept to long term support

  • Graduate Degree in Engineering, or Business Administration from an accredited college or university

  • Experience leading teams in a complex supply chain / manufacturing environment

GE is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison's original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today.

To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter!

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE

Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation!

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; Ohio; Evendale

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


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