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General Electric Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader - Shainin Red X™ in Schenectady, New York

Role Summary:The Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader - Shainin Red X™ will partner with operating teams to improve process capability & reduce costs associated with process variation. Drive the proper quality control & continuous improvement culture across the organization. You will focus on improvements to ensure that all processes and products are executed with the appropriate level of quality for our customers.


Essential Responsibilities:You will also share your comprehensive knowledge of Quality Control & Continuous Improvement underlying principles, approaches and methodology at all levels of the organization.

As the Quality Control / Continuous Improvement Leader - Shainin Red X™, you will:

  • Solve technical problems by leveraging structured problem-solving, using the Shainin Red X™ Problem Solving methodologies, 8D, and other quality tools

  • Train, coach and mentor individuals from other areas of organization on the application of Shainin Red X™ problem solving methodologies

  • Apply data analytics methods to obtain understanding of problems, uncover potential causes and drive actions for lasting solution

  • Close projects by establishing timelines with focus on execution and follow-through

  • Act as a change agent, systematically driving continuous improvement and change throughout the business, setting the pace of change to grow the business and make it more efficient

  • Present ideas, thoughts, and projects to senior management and get support on projects and serve as a recognized expert and resource leader for process focus areas


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Quality Control / Continuous Improvement

  • Shainin Red X™ Journeyman certification or equivalent technical problem solving experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Shainin Red X™ Journeyman Master certification

  • Six Sigma (DMAIC or DFSS) and LEAN experience

  • Working knowledge of QC / CI tools

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a matrix environment

  • Demonstrated project management, organization, and planning skills

  • Experience leading groups / people and influence at all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Strong change management skills

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

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Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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).Additional Locations:United States;New York, South Carolina;Schenectady, Greenville;