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General Electric GEAR Center Operations Leader - Amarillo in Houston, Texas

Role Summary:The GEAR Center Operations Leader is responsible for the successful day-to-day operation of the GE Amarillo Remanufacturing (GEAR) Center. The leader has accountability for the safe and efficient operations of the shop.

Essential Responsibilities:As the GEAR Center Operations Leader, you will:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership of the shop with accountability for safe operations that deliver high quality product in an efficient manner

  • Lead a team of technicians and mechanics

  • Schedule and manage team tasks and workload

  • Ensure appropriate tools, equipment, and fixtures are available and utilized to meet production requirements

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, Quality, and EHS to support the development and implementation of new shop capabilities

  • Supervise the development and validation of shop lift plans.

  • Drive process changes to improve asset utilization, delivered quality, and cost

  • Implement procedures and systems for a lean service shop utilizing visual management, 5S principles, and digital

  • Hire, train, develop, and provide ongoing leadership and direction for technicians and mechanics, guiding them in current positions and assisting with career development and training


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in manufacturing)

  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience including at least 2 years managing technicians and/or mechanics

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a major component repair shop, manufacturing facility, or in uptower wind turbine repairs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficient in the use of a wide range of tools and fixturing including hydraulic rams, hydraulic toque tools, pneumatic torque tools, torque wrenches, bearing pullers, hydraulic presses, hand tools, multimeters, induction heaters, oxyacetylene torches

  • Experience in component repairs and/or remanufacturing

  • Strong project management and people leadership skills

  • NCCCO Level 2 certification

  • Engineering degree from an accredited university

  • Experience in wind turbine services

  • Experience establishing new shop operations

  • Experience developing and implementing new processes and procedures

  • Can-do attitude, sense of urgency, and results orientation

  • Ability to interact with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes

  • Quality management experience

  • Six Sigma certificate and/or LEAN qualifications

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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;Texas;Amarillo;