GE Lead Manager - Materials in Waukesha, Wisconsin

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GE Healthcare

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Healthcare Global Supply Chain

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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 anEqual 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.

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Lead Manager - Materials

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Role Summary/Purpose

Work strategically to drive physical and systematic changes in the material flow process by deploying Lean / Six Sigma methodology. Work with global materials team to drive best practices and system utilization. Drive key projects focused on improving key metrics such as customer-on-time delivery and inventory turns. Potential projects include deployment of various ASCP tools such as Inventory Optimization, Distribution Planning, and Production Scheduler.

Essential Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Deploy Lean and Six-Sigma methodology to simplify and improve material planning.

  2. Drive for continuous improvement and implement best practices across global materials team.

  3. Exhibit leadership and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization including senior leadership.

  4. Lead key materials projects to improve the overall effectiveness of the GE Healthcare ERP system.

  5. Establish and maintain a team environment.

  6. Provide leadership and coaching to global materials team.

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


  1. Bachelor’s degree and 2 years supply chain experience or HS diploma and 6 years supply chain experience

  2. Proven ability to drive change initiatives in a matrix environment

  3. Ability to successfully motivate and maintain employee involvement while driving change

  4. Demonstrated troubleshooting, analytical and planning skills

  5. Demonstrated strong communication skills (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization

  6. Proven Oracle knowledge and experience

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

  1. Certified six sigma green/black belt

  2. Lean manufacturing experience

  3. OMLP Graduate

  4. MBA or Master’s Degree

5 Experience implementing ERP systems