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General Electric Site Quality Leader - Auburn, AL in Auburn, Alabama

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The Auburn Site Quality Leader is responsible for the overall product quality review associated with the Auburn operation. The successful candidate will drive the site’s tactical and strategic Quality Improvement Plan, and all the Quality related activities and initiatives.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Serve as the site's focal point for Quality with customers, headquarters, regulators and auditors

  • Conduct recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of the Quality team

  • Execute strategies related to quality assurance and quality control of products, services, and manufacturing processes

  • Work cooperatively with the operations team to identify systemic quality issues within the plant and develop robust root cause corrective actions

  • Establish and execute strategic roadmap for process capability and inspection technology

  • Utilize Lean and Six Sigma tools to monitor and drive process improvement activities

  • Utilize APQP and Predictive Quality Assessment to mitigate quality risks

  • Drive preventive and corrective actions to assure product compliance to specifications

  • Ensure that products and services perform according to quality standards and that manufacturing processes are capable and qualified

  • Drive the GE Aviation Production System elements (QIP and LPR) as needed

  • Partner with the shop leadership to assess the operations needs and develop new solutions based upon precedents in the organizations

  • Work on cross functional teams to cater to the Quality priorities

  • Develop and deliver solutions that enable the team to successfully execute quality initiatives set in the GE Aviation Production System

  • Conduct measurement system analysis

  • Coordinate technical aspects and lead requisitions

  • Build solid relationships with key customers and suppliers, and ensure customer requirements are evaluated, documented and flowed down properly, and products are validated

  • Present product / program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders across GE

  • Implement the timely execution of quality simplification and improvement concepts to meet evolving needs

  • Coordinate design, project, and system engineers during detailed design, start-up, and warranty administration phases of project

  • Supervise activities such as quality escape and customer return investigations, root cause analyses and implementation of corrective actions, lessons learned issues and consequently design standard updates

Qualifications/Requirements :

Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College

Minimum of 5 years of experience in Production Quality or related Manufacturing or Engineering field

Desired Characteristics :

AS9100 or similar Quality management system awareness

IPC and J-STD-001 Training

Ability to lead and influence peers

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems using established tools such as: 3x5 Why, 6M, 8D, Apollo, A3

Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

Established project management skills

Quality System working knowledge and/or Certification

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 drug screen (as applicable). 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.

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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.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf 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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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