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General Electric Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Material Planning & Execution in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules. Plan and schedule material/production needs. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepares and updates production schedules and purchasing needs

  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs

  • Optimize inventory and process improvements

  • Develop new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations

  • Lead analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods

  • Communicate across direct organization

  • Present to senior leaders in specific technical space and on cross functional teams on how technologies interconnect and contribute to overall strategy

  • Deliver products as part of a team

  • Connect the dots across technologies and develop cross-technology solutions

  • Work on cross-functional projects / teams to deliver technology solutions for the business

  • Communicate across the function in area of expertise

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in materials or production planning and execution or related supply chain roles)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in materials or production planning and execution or related supply chain roles

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior experience in manufacturing operations

  • Strong organizational skills and data management experience.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Knowledge and experience working in a machine shop environment

  • Understanding of LEAN principals

  • Possess leadership capabilities

  • Prior experience working in a Union environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • GE systems experience (CAS, IMPACT, AMT, AMPS) a plus

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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: Yes