General Electric Plant Black Belt in Qinhuangdao, China
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
The primary objective of the position is to lead the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) improvement process and through this ensure process improvements, productivity improvements and cost reductions. This will be accomplished by leading, motivating, and influencing project teams in order to implement the Lean Six Sigma vision dictated by Executive Board/Local Management Team and Master Black Belts.
Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams empowered to execute the Lean Six Sigma strategy for process improvement, productivity improvement and cost reduction.
Work with local management team and LSS community to identify, define and prioritize portfolio of projects to ensure work aligns with strategic goals.
Simultaneously lead and complete multiple cross functional LSS projects, often with high complexity and impact, per the agreed schedule with minimal Master Black Belt support.
Create project plans and guide team members, including personnel certified at the Green and Yellow Belt levels, to complete projects in a timely manner
Define and obtain the necessary data, and then calculate the impact of project improvements on Operating metrics such as cycle time and defect rate. Partnering with finance as needed to incorporate project metric improvements into operating budget plans (ROI, target savings, budget, etc.) and forecasts.
Maintain appropriate documentation including project charter, progress updates, and final reports to capture and communicate learnings to enable best practice replication.
Effectively communicate teams’ progress to operational and LSS leadership. Create executive level presentations for internal or external use as applicable to communicate project and portfolio status and plans.
-Strong preference in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing Engineering.
-Strong experience in Process Improvement. Must have led or co-led minimum 3,full-cycle Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma and/or Lean projects.
-Lean Six Sigma certification required
-Knowledge of Quality Systems (ISO a Preferred but not required)
-Demonstrated Project Management skills
-Strong oral and written communication skills. Clear and effective communicator to succeed in their roles as Lean Six Sigma leader, mentor, coach and trainer.
Influential, analytical, structured and innovative
Locations: China; HeBei; Qinhuangdao