GE Shop Operations Manager in Odessa, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Surface

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Posted Position Title

Shop Operations Manager

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Function Segment

Field Services and Maintenance

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The GE Oil & Gas Odessa Service center is the Permian region center of excellence for the service and repair of beam pump unit and downhole rod pumps. The position of Shop Operations Manager will report to the Region Service Leader and will be responsible for providing shop operations leadership in the attainment of goals with respect to safety, quality, delivery, cost, and, manage maintenance facilities and field services engineering.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Shop Operations Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for meeting all established safety, quality, delivery and cost goals

  • Develop necessary business plans to enhance all program requirements; including EHS, capacity, labor hours, cycle, operating cost, predictability, communication and image

  • Lead and work with internal staff, other functional leaders, and organizations promoting team-based business that focuses on providing specialized repair services while ensuring all customer commitments are met or exceeded

  • Manage customer relationships and expectations including service delivery and fulfillment, reporting, failure analysis meeting support, contractual management, invoicing, collections, and forecasting

  • Drive direct process / product continuous improvement programs and provide process method excellence throughout the organization

  • Lead team to achieve goals in safety, asset utilization, process loss improvement, delivered quality, cost reduction and delivery in accordance to schedule commitments

  • Ensure assigned employees are aware / comply with all GE government, customer and applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations

  • Select, hire, train, develop, and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel

  • Provide leadership, ongoing supervision and counseling for employees, training and development, guidance in current positions and assisting with career development and training

  • Structure assigned organization and staff positions with personnel to accomplish business objectives

  • Pursue state of the art technology and processes to enhance product / process producibility and delivered quality requirements

  • Facilitate team in decision-making, problem solving, and provide effective communication across the Service Center operations

  • Support strategic planning and growth initiatives

  • Drive and implement Lean Six Sigma to reduce cycle time and cost of quality and improve OTD


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 7 years of experience in an Oil Services Shop position including 3 years of experience in leadership and/or supervision of teams)

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in leadership and/or supervision of team

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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Strong computer skills MS Office products, SAP knowledge a plus

  • Ability work in a matrixed organization with all levels of management

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