General Electric Senior Operation Management Staff Manager in Madisonville, Kentucky

Role Summary:

The Senior Operation Management Staff Manager will perform the daily operations of plants to ensure reliability and consistency on the production line. Includes Service Shops. Seasoned and deep understanding of concepts, approaches and methodology used. Deep expertise on the level of a technological field.

Essential Responsibilities:

Additionally, as the Senior Operation Management Staff Manager, Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage an operation, business, unit, or part of a production facility in order to reach defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety

  • Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards

  • Team management of salaried employees

  • This does not include production supervisors who oversee hourly employees

  • Is considered a senior and seasoned practitioner

  • Works on complex technological solutions

  • Solving issues and developing new solutions require usage of methods and approaches with some precedence

  • Has authority in the network of experts and in project teams

  • Presents product / program strategies, technical road maps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders (EB and SEB) across GE

  • Inputs and influences decisions within own discipline and area

  • Communicates recommendations and solutions across direct organization and with cross-functional partner organizations

  • Involved in complex decision making sometimes with external parties Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Operation Management 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

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Established project management skills GE at is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today. The GE Aviation plant in Madisonville, Kentucky, is a Turbine Airfoils plant that supports GE Aviation by manufacturing high pressure turbine airfoils (blades and vanes). This facility was established in 1971 by Ballast and converted to Aircraft Engines in late 1979, early 1980. The Madisonville Plant's workforce consists of 850 employees with an annual Output exceeding $335M. Madisonville is one of 10 Kentucky cities that ranked in the United States-wide listing for prime corporate expansion. Recent revitalization efforts have allowed us access to high tech Learn more about our town! at To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation! at GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Kentucky; MadisonvilleGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.