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General Electric Executive Plant Manager in Tianjin, China

Job Description Summary

The Executive Plant Manager is responsible for developing a vision and leading plant-manufacturing operations around GE Healthcare imperatives, and meeting all operational defined targets such as safety, quality, cost, delivery, and people. The incumbent should be able to influence and communicate well with all levels of the organization, including senior leadership. and develops and implement system-wide strategic business plans for their manufacturing plant.

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Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Role will be responsible to strategically setting the operations for a given modality to be able to more effectively & efficiently deliver on our primary deliverables around safety, quality, delivery and cost, leading through people.

  • Must be able to leverage strong people leadership, be a proven attractor and developer of talent, fostering an engaged and inclusive environment to build trust and create a winning team.

  • Influence and communicate well with all levels of the organization including senior leadership, acting as primary operations owner (direct and indirect functions) for the product portfolio.

  • Driving manufacturing team towards execution of Business Goals using Lean and Six Sigma Manufacturing methodology.

  • Drive a culture that ensures outstanding compliance and adherence to product quality in all areas for the Quality Management System in GEHC. Ensure that the organizational design, functional expertise, and manufacturing process experience of the team is positioned for excellence.

  • Formulate and drive the strategy for continuous improvement of material management, product quality and operations excellence.

  • Ensuring sufficient capacity exists to achieve all customer commitments per the OPSI plan

  • Driving Product Quality, Lean, Six Sigma, e-Manufacturing to ensure customer delivery and satisfaction, and ensure internal business metrics are met.

  • Improving SPAN and other customer metrics

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

  • Knowledge and understanding of production process Work Instructions and operates within them to ensure that a device conforms to its specifications

  • Ensures the creation of accurate, complete, and timely records and DHRs


  • BS Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or relevant discipline

  • 10 years’ experience with proven leadership in operations or supply chain, engineering, logistics/distribution

  • Proven business/financial acumen, including demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, solve complex problems, and drive change at all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated leadership, energizing global teams, and global project management

  • Proven ability to drive and manage change initiatives in a matrix environment

  • Ability to successfully motivate, and maintain high moral, employee involvement, safety, and teamwork

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA or master’s degree

  • Proven mentoring and coaching abilities, demonstrated ability to motivate & inspire others

  • Demonstrated leadership, energizing teams, and project management

  • Ability to successfully motivate and maintain high moral, employee involvement, safety, and teamwork in manufacturing environment

  • Lean and Six Sigma proficient with demonstrated ability to apply tools and process rigor

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results in an ambiguous environment

  • Proven leadership skills (experience successfully managing people/projects/issues)

  • Change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change

  • External Focus: Understanding customer needs, marketplace dynamics, industry trends, & the competitive landscape in the industry/function & considering the external impact of business activities & decisions on the external environment

  • Inclusiveness: Energizing others by building a connection with the team through personal involvement & trust & providing feedback & coaching to help develop others

  • Clear thinker: Simplifying strategy into specific actions with clear accountability, making decisions with speed & accuracy based on best available information & communicating priorities clearly & concisely

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, able to clearly articulate challenging concepts to leaders across all levels, functions and regions

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No