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General Electric Program Manager, Ultrasound Supply Chain Localization in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Program Manager, Ultrasound Supply Base Development is accountable for leading the transformation of design through development and execution of supply base development. Work across the Americas Regions in developing current & future state supply base value stream map to drive optimal business performance for our customers, including lead time, inventory & productivity wing-to-wing. This role supports manufacturing operations and sourcing.

At GE Healthcare, our machine, our software, our solutions, our services, and our people make a genuine difference to medical professional, and patients all over the world. That’s because we never lose sight of what healthcare really needs—the human touch.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include

  • Manages all aspects of one or more large and medium sized and/or complex projects from initiation through closure.

  • Develops, sells and implements comprehensive project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and IT requirements and ensuring successful transition to support and maintenance teams

  • Owns all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk

  • Identifies critical path decisions, makes recommendations and influences program leaders and business process owners to maximize project payback

  • Coordinate monthly Operational Reviews working across the organization to ensure targeted outcomes are achieved, including key operational, quality, compliance, and finance measures as they relate to the Program scorecard(s).

  • Build and foster effective relationships with all key stakeholders, provide direct access for escalation, and proactive dialog.

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

  • Maintaining full Quality System Regulation and Current Good Manufacturing Practices requirements

  • Maintaining full regulatory compliance and other legal requirements


  • BS Degree in related technical discipline, supply chain or equivalent

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in operations; including no less than 3 years of project management experience

  • Demonstrated project management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication

  • Project management experience in global environments

  • Willing to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Masters in Engineering or Operations

  • Experience in the Healthcare industry

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement Best Practices and deal with high levels of ambiguity

  • Black Belt certified

  • Lean expertise

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization

  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a global matrix organization

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.



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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 may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes