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General Electric Senior Advanced Workforce Analysis Manager in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Job Description Summary

At Avio Aero, a GE Aviation Business unit, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.

As Senior Advanced Workforce Analysis Manager you will lead the Advanced Work Analysis team with the responsibility, in coordination with the plant’s workforce analysis departments, to provide guidelines and drive efficiencies of the workforce in the current and future production processes of the Supply Chain community.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead the Advanced Work Analysis Team and coordinate with plants' WFA Teams

  • Identify cost reduction opportunities both on a breakthrough / structural base and continuous improvement base

  • Analyze and suggest metric changes to support business (e.g. Direct Labour Productivity)

  • Drive Direct Labour Productivity strategy and ensure data management for execution

  • Ensure state-of-the-art work analysis methodologies common to all Plants

  • Support Lean Manufacturing in cross fertilization and implementation of local KPI

  • Monitor and analyze production requirements, planning and forecast by program for all plants to ensure proper and optimized level of utilization of the workforce

  • Collaborate with Cost Estimation and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team to define Manufacturing Target Costs during cost estimation studies

  • Partner with Lean Business Operations on cost and productivity initiatives

  • Validate NPI routing times with Manufacturing Engineering and Plant Workforce Analysis

  • Support analysis during the ‘learning’ phase to ensure targets are met

  • Manage performance KPIs and targets aligned with the cost, efficiency, also ensuring consolidated Reporting

  • Analyze Hourly Direct/Indirect activities, and provide criteria for definition of the workforce needs

  • Coordinate and consolidate the Hourly Strategic Workforce Planning

  • Promote and introduce Digital Tools to simplify and improve data accuracy for planning and consolidation

  • Ensure growth of the professional family of the work analysis

  • Leading reporting activities at Senior Leadership level

  • Coordinate with Lean Business operations on cost out initiatives

  • Consolidate monthly workforce analysis at Company level driving variance analysis by Plant

  • Provide support in addressing and solving manufacturing related problems throughout the business, including suppliers and internal /external customers

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations on relevant initiatives and projects, supporting analysis and review of data to internal / external customers as appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited university

  • Previous experience in program/project management

  • Previous experience in Supply Chain cross-functional roles

  • Proven ability managing multi-site programs

  • Ability to guide and lead others in a matrix environment

  • Good knowledge of cost management, terminologies, classification, forecasting and KPI’s

  • Ability to create effective relations at every level of the Company, including the Senior Leadership Team

  • Strong background in manufacturing industry

  • Knowledge on Lean principles

  • Availability to travel as needed to support the Business

  • Fluent in Italian and English

  • Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated Technical acumen and problem analysis and resolution skills

  • Perseverance, commitment and passion in driving results

  • Proven attitude to drive change and innovation

  • Experience in the Aviation industry

What we offer

Smart working and work life-balance

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.

Total Rewards

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits platform

  • GE Aviation share plan

  • Life and injury insurance

  • Private medical cover

  • Employee assistant program

  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)

  • Local special agreements and discounts

  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family

  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings

Inclusion & Diversity

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No