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General Electric Production Supervision Team Leader in Erlanger, Kentucky

Job Description Summary

GE Aviation is looking for a Production Supervision Team leader to join our team at the Erlanger Distribution Facility. The Production Supervision Team Leader supervises hourly Union employees on the shop floor and is ultimately responsible for daily operations and productivity in order to meet the needs to the customer. Their team focuses on logistics operations such as material receipt, picking, packing, and delivery in order to support both internal and external customers.

The Production Supervision Team Leader will be supervising the facility’s weekend shift, which covers Friday through Monday, 3pm – 1:30am. Standard work schedule 4 10 hour shifts.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversight, management, and coaching of front-line hourly Union employees.

  • Execute site safety and compliance strategies.

  • Manage and execute staffing for the shift to ensure shift performance and customer demands are met.

  • Basic understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Resolves issues in situations that require good technical knowledge and judgment within established procedures. Consults more senior team members for issues outside of defined instructions/parameters.

  • Collaborate with other site supervisors for shift handoffs, communicating shift metrics and progress.

  • Collaborate with and communicate to in internal and external customers. Explains technical information to others.

  • Reports key delivery metrics and utilizes data to drive actions.

  • Develops and executes plans to ensure business goals are met.

  • Develops communication method to team.

  • Identifies productivity trends via data analysis.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution (OR a High school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in a supply chain or manufacturing role)

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or distribution center

  • Ability to influence and facilitate lean

  • Past experience working with a unionized workforce

  • Ability to build relationships and influence hourly workforce

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute program

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Additional Information

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No