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General Electric Off Shift Production Supervisor in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

Role Summary/Purpose

As an Operations Leader at Metem a GE Power Business, you will manage a team of individuals in precision cooling hole manufacturing for power generation and aerospace industries to enable engines to run more efficiently. You will be expected to make business critical decisions in a timely manner while demonstrating leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for your team.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide direction to support needs of daily production plans, including manpower, work assignments, scheduling of overtime, and training across both 2nd and 3rd shift.

  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost, implement a strategy to reduce cycle times and reduce in-process inventory levels

  • Drive business critical metrics including safety, quality and productivity

  • Work with cross-functional peers in manufacturing engineering, planning, quality, etc. to resolve issues

  • Manage fulfillment / output consistent with the goals and objectives of the department

  • Arrange for adequate staffing to meet the production schedules set by production planning and consistent with the operating plan

  • Develop and support the growth of all employees and maintain a performance oriented work environment encompassing timely performance appraisals, reviews for new employees, and timely disciplinary action when warranted

  • Participation in Lean events and drive continuous improvement projects


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in manufacturing, industrial, or related experience)

  • Minimum of 1 year leadership experience in Production or Operations supervision in a manufacturing environment.

  • Will need to be able to be flexible with starting and ending work times based on needs to cover 2nd and 3rd shift.

  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government export restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents and protected individuals (e.g., certain refugees and asylees)). GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Desired Characteristics

  • Desire to work in a challenging and dynamic manufacturing environment

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to deal fairly and equitably with all employees

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, communicate and execute

  • Strong organizational skills and high attentional to detail

  • Demonstrated integrity - accept and adhere to high ethical, moral and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others

Additional Information:

  • Off - shift differential 10%.

  • Comprehensive benefit package (including retirement, medical, dental, vision, 12 paid holidays and more)

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.

Additional Information

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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No