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General Electric Lean Leader in Istanbul, Turkey

Job Description Summary

Responsible for driving lean projects across the section focusing on continuous improvement on processes. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of technical concepts and principles within own part of the function.

Job Description

Job location is at Turkey Technology Center, Gebze/ Kocaeli.

Essential Responsibilities:

As Lean Leader, you will:

  • Coach and develop team members at all levels to help them build their lean skills and become lean practitioners

  • Be responsible for identifying problems and work towards solving them using lean tools and methods

  • Facilitate lean learning and best practice sharing across teams

  • Partner closely with other teams/departments/functions across organization to prioritize and improve critical processes in organization

  • Manage and drive kaizen process to enable continuous improvement

  • Assist in identifying and tracking performance metrics around Safety, Quality, Delivery and Co

  • Facilitate operating reviews for the Section. Continuously assess and improve the process to drive better outcomes


  • Bachelor's degree from a university in Engineering.

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in Process Improvement

  • Knowledge of and experience in applying lean in a variety of transactional and shop floor situations

  • Experience successfully driving change and transformation

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Customer focused and demonstrates a high sense of urgency.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No