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General Electric Supplier Quality Engineering Manager in Aurora, Ohio

Job Description Summary

As the Supplier Quality Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a regionally-based Supplier Management team within a business (SBU), including both supplier capability and quality responsibilities across supplier selection, development and monitoring activities. You will be responsible for the SBU’s Supplier Management activities within specified GE manufacturing sites and assigned supplier ownership. You’ll have additional responsibilities as the business segment ‘Point of Leadership’, and accountable for coordinating supplier management efforts across that segment. This position has point of leadership responsibility for MR Coils. This position works closely with Sourcing, Manufacturing Operations, Product Management and Engineering to deliver quality products to our customers with a total cost mindset.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead the development & execution of short and mid-term global Supplier Management strategies and performance for a sub-team within an SBU that support a competitive advantage in partnership with Sourcing, Manufacturing Operations, Product Management and Engineering.

  • Accountable for the identification, prioritization, budgeting, and resource planning for Supplier Management resources to support business objectives and key initiatives for their team’s scope.

  • Responsible for people leadership activities including recruiting, performance management, people development, and technical development to deliver outcomes across their scope.

  • Point of leadership responsibilities as assigned for business segment coordination and/or sharing of resources across businesses at the site.

  • Responsible for execution of QMS/compliance requirements associated with Supplier Management. This includes supplier audit execution to plan and support of internal and external audits.

  • Support improvement in Supplier Management processes through digitization and simplification including management / employee communication, policy recommendations and bowler dashboards.

  • Responsible for key Supplier Management metrics including DPPM, SCARs, SCRs and NPI and Transfer launch quality.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Procurement, Supply Chain Management, or Finance.

  • 7+ years experience in Supplier Quality, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Service or Engineering.

  • Excellent leadership skills demonstrating cross-functional teamwork and understand factors impacting GEHC businesses, the SBU and our suppliers.

  • Influence/communication - establishes good relationships; drives continuous improvement across functional & global boundaries.

  • Demonstrated business/financial acumen, proficient in leading and setting direction for teams, including demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and drive change at all levels of the organization.

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of time.

Desired Characteristics

  • Masters degree in Business Administration.

  • Extensive experience in Supplier Quality and/or Supplier Capability activities with expertise across technical areas, program management, compliance/general product quality areas and product knowledge aligned with SBUs.

  • Proven leadership in driving results and process improvements, including strong Change Acceleration Process skills.

  • Quality experience with a focus on customer experience as the number 1 driver.

  • Strong Lean experience and continuous improvement mindset, simplifying processes and removing waste.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


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