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General Electric Program Manager in West Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

The Product Quality Program Manager provides leadership and support to improve product quality across the EA Tubes organization. This position will focus on product quality through data analysis and issue resolution. This person will be responsible for driving the EA Tubes Product Quality Program through coordination with Manufacturing Engineers, Product Quality Leaders, and Design Engineering.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the plant-wide effort to reduce scrap and improve product quality by identifying root causes and solutions for quality defects.

  • Provide leadership and coaching for the manufacturing engineering and product quality leaders.

  • Drive site strategy and mechanisms for use of Lean Six Sigma and PSR’s.

  • Leads large, cross-team projects to drive standardization, stability, and simplification in processes. This includes providing change leadership Change Acceleration Process (CAP) methods and tools.

  • Coach the manufacturing engineering organization on the tools and practices required to drive day-to-day improvements in the quality of our processes including implementation of process monitoring and digital tools.

  • Work with design, manufacturing, and NPI teams to drive changes that will reduce quality issues and result in higher long-term reliability.

  • Leverage our supplier quality and material resources to make real improvements in the quality of supplied materials.

  • Work seamlessly with the QA/RA team to improve product quality while meeting our customer, business and regulatory commitments.

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


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering and 7 years of supply chain experience or HS diploma and 10 years of product quality/supply chain experience

  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Strong Program Management and communication skills

  • Ability to build and promote organizational change management initiatives

  • Proven ability to simplify strategy into simple actions

  • Demonstrated ability to make decision effectively and create focus

  • Leader who has the vision and courage to pursue big ideas, encourage smart experimentation, and innovation to solve complex process issues.

  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Black Belt or Master black belt certification

  • Lean manufacturing experience

  • MBA/MA

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

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: No