General Electric Aero Alliance Shop Lean Leader in Massa, Italy
Job Description Summary
Aero Alliance Massa Shop Lean Leader will support the Business Excellence & Lean function in preparing, equipping, and supporting people to successfully adopt change that drives desired outcomes.
A systematic approach to BE/Lean is needed when change is extensive and/or when people are not co-located. It quantifies the change, identifies the impacted stakeholders, sets strategic expectations, improves communications, mitigates risk & ensures that the right people are engaged in the right way at the right time.
Support Global BE Leadership to establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for ongoing BE & Lean initiatives to track continual progress
Fully engage with key stakeholder team supporting the implementation through to completion of the new Massa R&O business
Lead & drive stakeholder analysis, Change management & Risk mitigation through KPI’s
Lead & execute business TAT reduction, BE & Lean initiatives using standardized Aero Alliance tools & processes
Identify opportunities to eliminate waste & non-value-added actions along with areas that lend themselves to automation & the removal of manual effort activities on prioritized processes & projects.
Lead Lean initiatives in the shop, driving sustainable process improvements through Gemba and Action Work Outs (AWOs) to execute on business & customer CTQs
Continually engage with all Massa Shop teams to drive & support cross team objectives
Partner, advise & support cross functional teams where BE & Lean expertise is required
Collaborate with all Aero Alliance employees to make sure they understand & strive to achieve a continual successful “Say Do Ratio” throughout the business
Coach, mentor & train employees in Lean concepts by teaching lean tools & methodology
Act as the lean champion, driving Lean methodology throughout the Massa business
BA/BS degree from an accredited university or college
3/5 years of experience in Business Operations or similar roles.
Lean or Business Improvement methodology strong knowledge and proven adoption in the field in previous work experiences
Willing to follow full process of Gemba/AWO initiatives from strategy to implementation in the field
Strong Leadership, clear-thinking, inclusive and strategic expertise
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills, both in Italian & English Language
Ability to set own action plans and be proactive
Ability to make effective decisions under pressure
Ability to think analytically and be an excellent problem solver
Strong team player who works to make the entire team successful, not bound by strict role description
Highly engaged, energetic & results driven leader
Highly collaborative person, comfortable with conflict resolution & debate normally associated when implementing change
Comfortable to take project accountability whilst working with peers to achieve business & customer expectations
Critical thinker with the ability to bring others along, even those with conflicting priorities
Impactful communicator with the ability to communicate at all levels in the organization
proven to be effective driving outcomes in large, matrixed organizations – understands how to fully engage with geographies, cultures, relationships, etc.
Knowledgeable in repair processes, procedures, and planning in Aeroderivative, Oil and Gas and/or Energy industries.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No