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General Electric Executive – Lean Leader - USCAN in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

The Vice President, Lean Leader, is a new position for the GEHC USCAN business. This leader will be responsible for the design, adoption, and execution of the enterprise wide lean transformation of GEHC USCAN.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

A Lean Business System will be an integral part of the way we run our business for the long-term. The Business System Office will focus on creating, supporting, and assisting the improvement efforts tied to the company’s most critical business processes; primarily in the innovation, commercial, and operations functions.

Through analyzing processes, diagnosing operational challenges, and implementing process changes, the Business System Office will drive continuous improvement and breakthrough performance ultimately shaping company culture and brand.

The goal is to positively impact results and culture by establishing standards, institutionalizing daily management processes, and adopting consistent problem-solving methods. As the architect of GE Healthcare Business System, this leader will build an action plan to identify opportunities and implement tools and processes such as; the lean resource staffing model, the project funnel prioritization process, etc. which will ultimately define the lean culture and activities. This will require significant change management to effectively embed throughout the growing organization.

This position will also be responsible for the daily op mech and weekly staff meeting cadence. This leader will continue to balance and filter my daily schedule that coordinates with Lean focus areas to run USCAN.

The Lean leader will continue to run the Ranger PMO and work on aligning USCAN priorities across Value Delivery, Value Creation, Functional Teams.

Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Support the GE Healthcare Lean Business System.

  • Implement the Business System including; daily management metrics, review and problem-solving cadence and agenda at, process to address KPI and CVD (core value drivers); implementing lean tools and training programs to enable PSP/action planning

  • Establish a lean competency program which; ensures the application of globally recognized standards for lean principles and practices, serves as a benchmark for GE Digital’s achievements, provides a common roadmap for continuous improvement and workforce development

  • Develop capability across the spectrum from the tactical (deployment and application of principles, concepts and methods) to the strategic (a transformation that deeply impacts a key value stream)

  • Deployment of this Lean Business System must result in improved EBITDA and Free Cash Flow Committed to peer leadership and partnership

  • Capture the essence of the lean culture

  • BS or BA Degree; Master’s Degree preferred Minimum 10 years in a General Management or lean/operational leadership role

  • Minimum of 7 years mastering a variety Lean and Growth-related tools such as: Strategy Deployment, Problem Solving, Daily Management, Standard Work, and VSM/Process Mapping

Desired Characteristics :

  • Ideally built and/or designed business system for global organization

  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a general manager’s perspective

  • Familiarity with lean methodologies

  • Excellent time and project management

  • Successfully managed multi-million-dollar budget

  • Technical Expertise - Possess the technical skills necessary to be credible; must have significant practitioner experience in Growth & Lean tools and processes

  • Proven ability to bring order and structure to function and organization quickly

  • Demonstrated successful leadership and proficiency in building and implementing lean business system/practices for global manufacturing organization (in a variety of situations)

  • Strategic mindset with hands-on approach Strong commercial focus on customer and end user experience

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).

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . at 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: No