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General Electric MSO Operations Manager in Arkansas City, Kansas

Job Description Summary

The MSO Operations Manager is responsible for driving the success of the military overhaul operations at the Strother site, including T700, CT7, YT706 and F110/118 engine models serving both domestic and foreign customers.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the MSO team in achieving defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety. Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards.

  • Influence the development of strategy for the area of responsibility, including control of resources and influences policy formulation.

  • Interprets simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. Stays informed of industry trends that may influence work.

  • Use high level of judgment to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems in areas of operational, product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders. Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and is able to construct and provide recommendations. Uses multiple internal and some external sources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision.

  • Communicates difficult concepts and may influence others' options on particular topics. May guide others to consider a different point of view.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 5 years relevant operations experience

  • Prior experience as a people leader; demonstrated ability to lead large teams in a manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Aviation industry experience strongly preferred

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge and expertise

  • Prior experience working in a Union environment

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skill

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: Yes