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General Electric Executive - Plant Management in Bangor, Maine

Job Description Summary

The Bangor Plant Manager will provide leadership to all organizations and individuals in the Bangor factory to meet customer requirements for safety, quality, delivery, and cost. You will drive operational excellence and continue our path of Lean transformation, while building on a culture of inclusion and respect for people, and continuous improvement. This role will play a key role within the Gas Power Supply Chain organization.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Plant Manager, you will:

  • Lead the establishment and attainment of plant goals in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC)

  • Strategically develop, coach, and motivate staff leaders to guide production and support organizations for optimum day-to-day operations

  • Work with customers, cross-functional leaders, and internal staff to meet production requirements to deliver on-time to our customers and achieve business outcomes

  • Establish site culture and priorities with a clear focus on business execution, effective employee communication & relations, and the embodiment of the GE Leadership Behaviors

  • Influence the Lean roadmap for the facility

  • Ensure strong collaboration with the engineering team to ensure perfect launch of new products (NPI) and processes.

  • Leverage budgeting and regular planning, forecasting and SI&OP rhythms to drive the organization to ensure that scheduling, capacity, and headcount are aligned to ensure plant success,

  • Global mindset to share in best practice, strive to ensure you have captured all read across items

  • Champion talent development across the team, effectively following talent processes and investing in hiring, growth, and succession, including integration of DEI initiatives

  • Promote a working environment that encourages employee involvement to achieve excellence in all aspects of SQDC and compliance


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in supply chain with a minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong knowledge in the disciplines of manufacturing management such as production and inventory control, quality systems, cost systems and fulfillment metrics

  • Ability to collaborate and lead cross-functionally, influencing across a matrix organization while connecting and building relationships with all levels of the site

  • Exhibits the GE Leadership Behaviors

  • Leads with a Lean mindset and is skilled at applying Lean tools to improve business operations

  • Demonstrated record of success in leading manufacturing operations

  • Strong communication and analytical abilities and the capacity to drive continuous improvement

  • Strong organization and planning skills and have demonstrated expertise in providing strategic direction and further developing bench strength

  • Coaching, development and organizational leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive employee relations

  • Strong commitment to quality

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes