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General Electric LEAP Senior Cost Manager in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Come and be a part of our journey to create a culture of continuous improvement. The LEAP Senior Cost Manager - LEAP Product Operations will be Value Stream owner for setting targets, facilitating ideation, executing projects, & validating cost out across the LEAP product line. In addition, drive standard work within cross functional teams & assist in improving the processes & tools. This position will focus on creating value and in turn driving business performance.

Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Work with Supply Chain, Sourcing, Engineering, & the extended LEAP leadership team to lead LEAP cost-out efforts

• Own the short & long-term strategy for creating a culture of cost-out

• Lead cost projects & support Hoshin Kanri

• Support PCB & other product line initiatives & processes

• Partner in overcoming business challenges and recommend best practices to improve products, processes and services

• Stay informed of industry and global geopolitical trends that may influence work

• Support Knowledge Sharing across all product lines

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or related field from an accredited college or university

• A minimum of 7 years of experience in Aerospace industry

• Commercial experience & instinct

• Understanding of lean and related areas (VSM, kaizen, standard work, leader standard work, problem solving, Kanban)

Desired Characteristics:

• Solid business acumen

• Hands-on experience with implementing change projects

• Challenging the organization by asking guiding questions, supporting teams as they test hypotheses, and creating an environment which values “try-storming” to maximize speed to desired impact

• Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed

• Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative

• An instinct for impact and a taste for stretched targets

• Strong communicative skills and ability to operate at multiple organizational levels and across a matrix

• Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

• Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

• Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes