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General Electric Demand Planner in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Description Summary

This Demand Planning Leader is responsible for the forecast management of MR Purchase for Stock, Coils, and Accessory items.

In this position, you will plan and schedule material forecasts for 1000+ parts across multiple system/feeder plants and with global supplier base.

This role will need to partner with SBU, RBU, and Manufacturing teams to understand product strategy, NPI, demand management patterns, and supply consumption.

You will be responsible for defining and leading standard work across the Planning organization and sharing best practices with key organizational stakeholders.

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

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead MR planning for 1000+ parts across system & feeder sites, accounting for PSI system forecast, NPI/product roadmap, service/upgrades, and aligned to SBU inventory/fulfillment strategy.

  • Measure, report, and drive improvements to forecast accuracy.

  • Partner with manufacturing sites to improve inventory, and find/correct root causes of slow moving stock.

  • Collaborate with other Demand Planners/Materials professionals in other modalities, GEHC data science team, and the planning and materials COE’s, to develop future process improvements. This may include advanced techniques in AI/machine-learning, or automated or exception-based planning.

  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs. Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs. Optimize inventory and process improvements.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.


  • Bachelors degree and at least 3 years supply chain experience or HS Diploma and 6 years supply chain experience

  • Experience in Oracle (GLPROD) and ASCP or similar ERP system (SAP, JD Edwards, etc)

  • Experience in at least one of the following: Materials, OTR/Fulfillment, Sourcing, Logistics

  • A passion for Planning, and problem solving with continuous improvement

  • Ability to communicate and modify style from hands-on entry level training to executive summaries

  • Ability to drive and measure impact that improves Customer and GE outcomes

  • Ability to lead AWO's and CAP with Materials teams

  • Ability to quickly learn a technical system, and then instruct others

  • Strong proficiency managing large data sets and systems problem solving

Desired Characteristics:

  • Buyer, MCC, or Master Scheduler experience in Demantra or equivalent.

  • Experience using statistical forecasting.

  • Strong Lean tool kit

  • Global experience as an individual contributor, leading & influencing people on other teams.

  • APICS or other professional certification programs

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.



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