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General Electric Lead Operation Leader in Chamblee, Georgia

Job Description Summary

Operations Leader reports to the Manger of Shop Operations (MSO) and is responsible for Fulfilment-5 execution on the floor with operational accountability within this area.

Perform the daily operations of plants to ensure reliability and consistency on the production line. Includes Service Shops. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide daily "shop floor" leadership with respect to EHS, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Productivity to assigned teams

  • Champion an open reporting culture with assigned workforce

  • Provides leadership in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements

  • Perform administrative duties including time & attendance, self-audits, disciplinary procedures etc.

  • Collaborates with other functional teams to ensure requirements are met (including quality, cost, scope & cycle)

  • Coach and develop employees to support individual performance Development

  • Support initiatives to achieve goals in asset utilization and process improvement

Additional Responsibilities

  • Support customer meetings when required

  • Assist MSO/SCM with making smart resource-allocation decisions

  • Solve problems, set direction, eliminate waste, own visual management

  • Motivate team through a reward & recognition program designed to drive engagement & accountability

  • Analyze and diagnose P&E issues and support CAPA measures in collaboration with others

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline (or High School diploma/GED with minimum of 5 years experience working in a repair/service or manufacturing environment.)

  • Minimum 1 year experience of inclusive leadership, communication skills, and Microsoft Office.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with heavy industrial equipment in a repair/manufacturing industry.

  • Minimum of 1 year of Lean and/or alternative continuous improvement methods


  • Ability and willingness to work 1st and 2nd shift & weekends as required per the business

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with SAP / ERP system

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience dealing with customers and commercial activity

  • Experience with forecasting, budgeting, and planning

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of knowledge and prior experience in Power Gen (steam and gen)

  • Lean Training

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