General Electric CMC Manufacturing Manager – Machining in Asheville, North Carolina

Role Summary:

CMC Mfg Mgr – Machining will own all aspects of leading the CMC Forming PE/ME teams & process(es) within the functional area, including but not limited to people leader, equipment, tooling, process, qualifications, certifications, management of change, training, etc. and maximizing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, as the CMC Manufacturing Manager – Machining, you will:

  • Own existing production process(es) and equipment as well as New Product Introductions (NPI), from development transition planning to full scale / continued production

  • Owning & accountable for driving all aspects of industrialization in the CMC forming process area(s)

  • People leader for CMC forming process & manufacturing / process engineers, including plycut & layup processes as well as thermal processing such as autoclave, burnout, melt infiltration, etc.

  • Serve as focal point to / from all technical & business entities relating to forming process / manufacturing engineers, processes and/or equipment

  • Responsible for continuous management & ownership of assigned scope, including management of change process, equipment needs, component transition & ramp, driving Root Cause / Corrective Action (RCCA) of non-conformance & deviation(s)

  • Accountable for driving special projects to ensure effective industrialization, lean, yield, cost, cycle & production improvements

  • Responsible for CMC forming growth & utilization strategy & vision to maximize production, maximize yield, minimize downtime, minimize process variation & maximize process capability for both existing products as well as NPI / new equipment

  • Work boundlessly with all organizations, both hourly & non-exempt, including Cincinnati, Newark, Asheville, etc., in enabling effective parts / product industrialization and ramp in responsible area

  • Work both autonomously as well as collaboratively in identifying needs, proactive support to manufacturing teams in enhancing production cost, cycle, yield

  • Articulate progression of projects and/or programs to all facets of the business, including technicians, process engineers, site leadership & executive business leaders, ensuring efforts support business goals & objectives

  • Performs other duties as assigned / as needed to support 24x7 manufacturing processes Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and/or related technical field from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 3 years progressive experience related to manufacturing engineering (OR an Associate’s Degree in engineering and/or related technical field from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 5 years progressive experience related to manufacturing engineering) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :

  • 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

  • Ability & willingness to support 24x7 manufacturing facility Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience supporting and/or working in forming processing and/or manufacturing environment

  • Experience in managing and/or Influencing skills for teams / individuals either within and/or not within own reporting structure & delivering results

  • Strong mathematical, analytical, communication (written / oral) & presentation skills

  • Ability to differentiate & manage competing priorities

  • Proven history of sense of urgency in supporting production needs

  • CTT, EEDP, OMLP and/or other formal leadership development program graduate and/or extensive proven track record & experience in leading teams in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to adapt to business needs & flexibility in changing priorities

  • Proven track record of effective training & mentoring of others

  • Strong acumen in executive level communications & engagement

  • Strong knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles, experience, passion & demonstrated track record of implementation

  • Experience working cohesively with Certifying Agents, Controlled Title Holders and/or Leadership teams

  • Proven track record of engaged / collaborative leadership delivering results

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

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