General Electric Senior Quality Additive Leader in West Chester, Ohio
Job Description Summary
The Additive Manufacturing Quality Leader will provide strategic and technical leadership to drive Zero Defect Culture and Proactive Quality across the Additive part family. The person in this role will lead the quality organization across sites and partner with leadership to drive continuous improvement.
Owner of Zero-Defect Culture and Proactive Quality for the part family
Collaborate with Leadership on Breakthrough Objectives and Top-Level Improvement Priorities
Champion the Lean Transformation in part family Quality operations, providing subject matter expertise on methods and tools such as Problem Solving
Partner with customer teams and directly with customers on quality improvement to enhance the customer experience
Drive advanced quality tool maturation in Repair operations.
Lead a decentralized global team of quality professionals.
Work closely with horizontal team in supply chain, programs, product support engineering, customer teams, and extended quality organization.
Lead teams in development in advanced quality in development phases on leading edge additive manufacturing technology.
Coach/mentor team on an ongoing basis.
Assure performance to Key Performance Indicators in delivered and in process quality.
Drive adherence to NPI tollgates and quality deliverables associates with programs in additive development.
Maintain strong regulatory compliance across sites.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Operations, or related field
Minimum 10 years of Quality, Engineering, Manufacturing, or related experience
Experienced People Leader
- Ability to travel – 30%
Desired Characteristics and Experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an outstanding ability to interact and engage at all levels of the organization- from the shop floor to senior leadership
Understanding of GE Aviation quality policies and procedures
Proven leader in driving Continuous Improvement
Strong Problem-Solving experience
Strong program and project management skills
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
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.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.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).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes