GE Lean Leader 5 in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Job Number



GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Surface

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.

Posted Position Title

Lean Leader 5

Career Level




Function Segment

Lean Six Sigma

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available Saudi Arabia



Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Essential Responsibilities

The Lean Leader 5 demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

· 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

. Oil & Gas operating system (OGOS) implementation and development.


· Bachelor’s degree from and accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in a lean manufacturing role)

· At least 3 additional years of experience working with Demand Flow Technology and make-to-order concepts, Just-in-Time, and pull production environments

Desired Characteristics

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business is preferred

· Strong team orientation

· Strong problem solving abilities

· Six Sigma training is preferred

· OMLP graduate (GE employees only)

· Knowledge of value stream mapping, one-piece flow, Action Workouts, Kaizen, 5s, and other lean tools is preferred

· 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