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General Electric Lean Leader in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Description Summary

This role will be responsible for developing and deploying advanced manufacturing and lean methods across Coils supply chain, driving process and product quality rigor as well as working cross functionally to drive inventory reduction and turn improvements. As a subject matter expert, they will provide technical leadership for the production teams, and drive manufacturing excellence through new processes, methods and lean principles that will improve safety, reduce product cost, improve product quality, and turn inventory faster. Responsible for lean leadership, Inventory Reduction, and Increased TURNS in the Coils value stream.

GE Healthcare is a medical technology and diagnostics business with a vision to become the leading innovator enabling precision health. With us, you can touch the lives of thousands of people globally and make every moment matter in your career.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Standardize daily management system to drive visibility of line health and production abnormalities.

  • Institutionalize Lean methodology with the hourly employees to make Lean a core part of Coils culture and improve overall site engagement and adoption of changes.

  • Drive improved product quality and compliance by identifying manufacturing issues, developing advanced manufacturing cost-effective solutions, and overseeing successful implementation into production

  • Drive effective root cause analysis and problem solving to identify and resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment and product design.

  • Monitor and improve productivity through the use of Lean Six Sigma or related tools, while ensuring all customer commitments are met with quality and in a timely, cost-conscious fashion

  • Drive rigor in process capability assessment, process layout, tooling and equipment development and QMS Design Transfer execution

  • Drive Manufacturing Process Engineering initiatives across Coils while providing business-wide impact and enabling sharing of best practices across the Global Supply Chain

  • Ensure regulatory compliance through Qualification & Validation. Responsible for ensuring rigor in determining processes requiring validation, development of plans and analysis criteria, execution, and final analysis and acceptance

  • Drive continuous simplification of QMS methods and their applications by working with cross- functional team including Operations and Quality Assurance

  • Execute action plan(s) to reduce or eliminate defects. This will be accomplished by leading, influencing and doing.

  • Work with the operating leaders to develop strategic deployment planning as well as specific goals and priorities that drive lean principles and concept across the business

  • Improve customer satisfaction and reduce cycle-time on specific wing to wing processes

  • Conduct regular value stream reviews with Manufacturing Leaders to assure the team drives significant and measurable business impact

  • Communicate progress, status and issues to the business leaders - Seek, share and institutionalize best practices

  • Recognized as a key manufacturing technology leader across the Global Supply Chain, demonstrating strong communication and influencing skills.

  • Lead initiatives with wide business impact. Ensure consistent and effective deployment across the Global Supply Chain.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering and minimum of 3 years of progressive work experience in business environment, Associates Degree and minimum of 5 years of progressive work experience in business environment or High school diploma/GED and 7 years of progressive work experience in business environment

  • Demonstrated solid performance, leadership and experience in lean

  • Proven experience in influencing, leading teams and driving change results orientation

  • Minimum 2 years project management

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated facilitation experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and familiar with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools

  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement

  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Executive level presentation skills

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.

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Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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

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