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General Electric Lean Leader - 2nd Shift in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Recognized as a developing lean expert, influences at the manager level on lean transformation projects and standards for their defined area of responsibility, and partners with area leaders to develop operational improvement plans quarterly to achieve the site vision and objectives. Lead cross-functional projects to drive standardization, stability, and simplification.

At GE Healthcare, our machines, our software, our solutions, our services, and our people make a genuine difference to medical professionals and patients all over the world. That’s because we never lose sight of what healthcare really needs—the human touch.

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


Supporting multiple value streams, serving as a recognized expert and resource leader for focus areas, process rigor, and delivering significant simplification results.

Provide overall Lean leadership and coaching; partner with site leadership to develop lean strategy & priorities; own lean framework reporting to Lean COE.

Train and teach all employees in the organization the culture of continuous improvement

Initiating sustainable process improvements to exceed customer expectations while using lean strategies to drive continuous process improvement

Develop schedule and facilitate kaizen, value stream mapping sessions and activities to achieve business results

Drives consistent Lean Transformation standards and is a model for teaching & applying the GE Lean Operating System


Bachelors degree and minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in manufacturing environment or High school diploma/GED and 7 years work experience

Demonstrated experience of leading Lean Manufacturing programs / Kaizen events

Proven experience in influencing, leading teams and driving change

Experience in data analysis to drive process improvement using tools such as Microsoft Office, Smartsheet, Oracle / SAP, or other manufacturing systems.

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

Demonstrated commitment for process improvement

Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities

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).

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: Yes