GE Manufacturing Quality Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Number

2786619

Business

GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

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Posted Position Title

Manufacturing Quality Manager

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Quality

Function Segment

Quality Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Missouri

City

Kansas City

Postal Code

64153-1925

Relocation Assistance

Yes

Role Summary/Purpose

The Kansas City Reman Manufacturing Quality Manager will own and drive execution of Reliability commitments and Quality processes for the plant, as well as specific customer obligations.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will:

  • Ensure the plant’s production processes are executed per relevant specifications

  • Identify process risks, implement appropriate control points and preventive measures, and execute process audits, to ensure effective process control and evidence of such

  • Lead responsiveness on customer quality and reliability related issues

  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Reliability Engineering, the Infancy team and the Services team to identify areas for focused product / process improvement actions

  • Ensure those actions are implemented in a timely fashion and in an effective and sustainable manner

  • Meet Quality related financial objectives

  • Estimate requirements, prepare annual budget, schedule expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions

  • Develop business metrics to accurately reflect performance and to effectively drive accountability

  • Collect, analyze and summarize performance and drive improvement actions as appropriate

  • Control & monitor the plant’s gage calibration program to ensure effectiveness

  • Coordinate business updates on emerging issues and actions for closure

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in quality, engineering and / or project management)

  • 5 additional years of experience in a quality control, improvement, or engineering role that provides leadership to cross-functional teams in the quality / process improvement environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior experience as a Quality leader

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Propulsion products, and technical capability to understand impact of various issues related to product quality and reliability

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Proven analytical abilities

  • Knowledge of remanufacturing operations

  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt certification (GE employees only)

  • Demonstrated ability to excel in all customer service areas, including significant direct interaction with customers on issue resolution and ongoing collaboration

  • Demonstrated ability to balance meeting customer and business needs for optimal outcomes