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General Electric Materials Planning & Execution Specialist in Vandalia, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Materials Planning & Execution Specialist is responsible for production control activities within the production cell. This includes work order management according to the production schedule, transactional responsibility for materials in cell, participating in and leading process improvements, coordinating outside processes, identifying and tracking material shortages, and supporting the production team.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work order management in accordance with the production schedule from release to completion, including shortage tracking, scrap replacements, and outside processes

  • Relay material shortages to the sourcing and planning functions; communicate shortage impacts to the operations/production team and track to fulfillment

  • Maintain a status of all work in process (WIP). Coordinate with the production supervisor/coach on upcoming work order releases to align with the production schedule and customer commitments

  • Attend regular operating rhythms and be prepared to discuss material status, delinquency/delivery, and schedule changes

  • Participate in and lead process improvement projects, value stream mapping events, and action workouts

  • Work in a cross-functional team to support the production personnel, identify issues & implement corrective action, and drive lean initiatives/improvements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing or Materials Planning)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with ERP (Oracle R12 preferred) and understanding of business KPI's around cost, inventory, and cash flow.

  • Ability to influence others; strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Focus driven to work through problems and implement a sustainable solution

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). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an employee is in a state where this requirement is temporarily paused for federal contractors. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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