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General Electric Manufacturing Manager - Production Supervision in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

As the Production Supervision Manager for the Dry Conversion Process (DCP) and Furnaces team you are responsible for shift safety, product quality, and efficient product manufacturing. This team is part of the Fuel Manufacturing Operation in the Nuclear business. The team converts UF6 to UO2 powder for use in manufacturing of nuclear fuel for commercial nuclear power plants. The Production Supervision Manager is responsible for one of four DCP continuous operations shifts.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure team members are provided adequate training, resources and support to assure safe manufacturing practices in a nuclear regulated environment

  • Be responsible for meeting the shift's strict EHS requirements, product quality requirements and production schedule requirements

  • Serve as the interim site Emergency Director during off shifts and weekends until relieved

  • Assure operation planning - provide direction to support needs of production area, including work assignments, scheduling of overtime, and training

  • Focus team on constantly seeking opportunity for improvement. Support, encourage and facilitate Lean Manufacturing principles and continuous improvement projects

  • Work with manufacturing engineering, support functions and FMO leadership to provide technical, quality and production leadership

  • Promote safe, compliant shift operations

  • Promote team engagement and ownership, continuous training

  • Communicate business goals, programs, and processes to DCP and Furnaces shift. Promote team engagement and ownership, continuous training

  • Develop and support the growth of all team employees

  • Support manufacturing leaders in the strategic planning of staffing, equipment and other resources

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant technical and supervisory experience

  • Minimum of 1-3 year of relevant technical and supervisory experience with Bachelor's Degree in a Technical Field

Eligibility Requirements

  • Ability and willingness to work continuous rotating shift schedule to support a 24/7/365 operation; Standard working shifts are 12 hours; Weekend and holiday coverage required

  • Ability and willingness to wear a respirator in accordance with site requirements

  • Ability and willingness to walk up and down stairs multiple times during the day

Desired Characteristics

  • BS/BA in a technical field

  • Prior experience as a process leader and with implementing productivity tools

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

  • Manufacturing supervision experience

  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)

  • Ability to interpret engineering documentation, such as PIDs

  • Nuclear plant operations or services experience

  • Mechanical, chemical or ceramics engineering experience

  • Experience in manufacturing or nuclear procedure and training development

  • Knowledge of nuclear fuel manufacturing and the dry conversion process (DCP)

  • Experience using corrective action tools and techniques

  • Strong facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working in Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulated environment

  • Proven ability to create real and positive change

  • GE Program graduate, OMLP, EEDP, etc. (GE employees only)

  • Six Sigma or Lean manufacturing certification

  • Proficiency or experience operating a distributed control system (DCS), preferably Provox or Mark VIe

  • Proficiency and experience with the Oracle ERP application

Available health and welfare benefits include healthcare, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage; savings account options (such as a Health Care Flexible Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account); and an employee assistance program. Additional benefits include a defined contribution 401(k) plan, employee life insurance, optional dependent life insurance, employee accidental death or dismemberment insurance coverage, salary continuance program benefits for disability, optional long-term disability, pre-tax transportation/commuter program, paid holidays, paid time off, parental leave, a layoff plan for salaried employees, tuition reimbursement program, use of Cariloop, adoption assistance, optional identity theft prevention insurance, optional personal legal assistance, and optional personal excess liability insurance.

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 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

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