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General Electric 2nd Shift Operations Leader - Stators in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Operations Leader will provide leadership and planning for manufacturing operations supporting cell imperatives, safety, quality, delivery, and cost. You will be expected to make business critical decisions in a timely manner while demonstrating leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for yourself and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans consistent with the goals and objectives of the department

  • Drive performance metrics and track results for key business priorities as defined by your role i.e. safety, quality, materials management, fulfillment, productivity, and system compliance

  • Provide direction and support needs for assigned production associates and/or SAP specialists which includes: resource and coverage planning, scheduling overtime, and supporting cell priorities.

  • Monitor adherence to daily production goals

  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost while implementing a strategy to reduce cycle times, drive VCP, reduce in-process inventory levels, and improve quality and safety

  • Work with cross-functional peers to troubleshoot and resolve technical and quality issues as they arise

  • Support, encourage and facilitate core manufacturing principles by providing adequate time for training and for teams to accomplish continuous improvement projects

  • Work to maintain and further develop a Visual Management including support for a 5S program, materials, and metric displays

  • Develop and support the growth of all employees

  • Support all company workplace policies including attendance and safety objectives

  • Work with HR to develop a performance oriented work environment encompassing timely performance appraisals, reviews for new employees, and timely disciplinary action when warranted

  • Coordinate planning and scheduling activities for assigned commodity utilizing advanced planning tools to model, simulate, and release optimized material plans to the organization

  • Apply appropriate optimization methodologies to balance service level, inventory, and resource utilization

  • Monitor performance to the plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan. This includes the use of, and even creation of, L1 and L2 Communication boards.

  • Ensure compliance with business and quality standards

  • Utilize modeling data and obtain collaborative feedback to perform optimization simulations and recovery scheduling

  • Interface with other GE organizations such as: Demand Management, Lifecycle COE, configuration control, Power Purchasing, and others as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing) or equivalent experience.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to primarily work 2nd shift which operates from 2:45 PM to 10:45 PM

  • Flexibility to work across both planning and operations supervision responsibilities

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.

  • SAP/BMS is preferred

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No