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General Electric Product Fulfillment Production Manager in East Cleveland, Ohio

Role Summary:Located at the GE Lighting Headquarters in East Cleveland, OH the position of Product Fulfillment Manager is responsible for production scheduling, inventory & turns management, vendor/plants capacity planning, and Safety Stock optimization methods to ensure sustained service levels (Fill Rate) across product lines and maintains a healthy cash position for the company. This role handles the perfect balance between Service and inventory levels to satisfy customer service requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:In addition, the Product Fulfillment Manager exercises the following actions:

  • Point contact to Plants and production partners in Asia, Europe and NA

  • Utilizes SAP planning box to determine product needs for product flow, new initiatives/launches and to fulfill Safety Stock settings.

  • Develops production plans by product and production site

  • Drive availability for assigned product line SKUs

  • Work with factories / suppliers to set product capacity at required levels (PSI)

  • Set up and maintain SKU configuration in fulfillment/planning tools within SAP

  • Determine optimum stocking strategy for NSO

• Measures product lead times and holds production sites and sourcing partners accountable to target metrics.

• Provide deployment direction as needed

• Active partnership with product team to define sourcing strategies, materials planning and safety stock direction for long lead materials, late point ID , and finished goods.

• Assist with cross functional integration of op plan volumes

• Proactively Identify and resolve imbalances between supply and demand against Quarterly and FY targets (Inventory and Service)

• Promote factory and distribution efficiency to optimize costs, reduce response time and improve service performance

• Balance production capacity to meet customer needs while delivering inventory commitments

• Leads SMI (slow moving Inventory) reduction efforts with Sales , PM and Marketing teams


  • BS / BA from an accredited university or college

  • Planning experts in SAP/MRP/ERP and Planning SAP tools

  • Minimum of 5 years of supply chain, distribution and order management {Including GRS System Experience (Global Replenishment Solution)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • SAP Planning proficiency (SNP)

  • SAP broad knowledge – Demand , Production , Distribution , Order Management planning boxes

About Us:GE Lighting: Bringing the Future to Light

We started with the light bulb, an invention that fulfilled the basic human desire to see and experience more of the world. Today, light still delivers on that promise. But, it does so much more.

At GE Lighting, we’re not just reinventing the light bulb. We’re reinventing the productivity, wellness and security that comes with it. We’re extending beyond the bulb to access new markets, we’re scaling smart and we’re leading in a world where lighting drives value in our homes from the socket to the switch to the smart phone…and the cloud in between.

Our innovators think bigger and bolder to deliver for our customers and transform spaces no one else has, and we’re using that grit to lead into the next 130 years, where new outcomes and opportunities are robust…yet still as simple as screwing in a light bulb.

GE Lighting. Bringing the Future to Light.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 Locations:United States;Ohio;East Cleveland;