General Electric Manufacturing Team Leader - Production Supervision in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

As the Operations Leader, you will direct and manage the work of hourly employees in execution of production operations within the “Post-Cast” Cell of a Heavy-Duty Gas Turbine Manufacturing facility. You will be expected to make business critical decisions in a timely manner and meet safety, quality, production, and delivery metrics within the plant.

Essential Responsibilities:

Direct the activities of an hourly team.

Achieve and maintain highest safety levels in the plant

Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans

Responsible of level loading, manpower allocation and production execution to meet customer want dates.

Monitor processes FPY " first pass yield " and set projects to improve the FPY percentages by working with other professionals such as quality and engineering team to improve the processes and the employees.

Responsible of leading the team to achieve the targeted applied hours /utilization percentages.

Develop and implement process controls

Strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources

Develop, mentor and motivate team in safety, quality, productivity improvements and career.

Coordinate resources to achieve goals with a timely and cost-effective strategy

Provide technical support to the team during Qualification process

Being the vocal point between the management and the team.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a Production Supervisory role.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Previous supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to identify and implement cost reduction strategies based upon measurement data and technical expertise

  • Ability to deal effectively with complex, ambiguous and contradictory alternatives

  • Ability to develop credibility with employees, manager and peers

  • Strong technical, analytical, and diagnostic skills

Locations: Saudi Arabia; Dammam