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General Electric Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Material Resource Planner will manage the flow of direct material through a manufacturing cell or area. As an MRP Planner, ensure that all required materials to execute the schedule are available and that all transactions are properly executed in the systems (ERP / MES). In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely creation and release of Production Orders and Purchase Requisitions to support the master schedule.

  • Provide functional material responsibility for assembly, machining, and/or sub-contract processes as required, this includes material movements within the warehouse, shop and subcontracting vendors.

  • Identify all critical material shortages, monitor the implementation of corrective actions plans, control inventory levels of components, and coordinate the disposition of obsolete, non-conforming, and excess.

  • Monitor performance to the plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan

  • Be responsible for inventory management for assigned parts and processes required to ensure material input to support customer requirements while financial inventory objectives are accomplished

  • Maintain manufacturing Bill of Material (BOM) and Master Data accuracy for parts within an assigned commodity.

  • Be responsible for system cleanliness through date management and exception message analysis and action.

  • Monitors schedule adherence, on time release, actual vs. system lead times and on time completion of work orders.

  • Interface with the Operations Team, Shop Scheduling, configuration control, Lifecycle Center of Excellence (COE), Service Center Mangers, and other GE organizations as required.

  • Complete all required training in the defined timelines.


  • Bachelor's Degree from and accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing or planning position)

Desired Characteristics

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Inventory Management and Warehouse Modules, Materials, or Production Planning and Control

  • Experience working with modern SAP ERP.

  • Ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Analytical and system proficiency skills

  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management

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 may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No