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General Electric Manufacturing Team Leader - Production Supervision- 3rd Shift in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Coach/Front Line Leader will be responsible for frontline and / or shift management and defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action and both short and long-term planning. This is a 3rd shift role.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide manufacturing / technical escalation assistance and leadership to assigned work group

  • Manage production employees and production schedule requirements to include timekeeping, overtime, time off and discipline

  • Support and meet production schedules, drive productivity and quality initiatives, and manage the area within budget guidelines and controls

  • Utilize data analysis to improve safety, decrease quality defects, and increase productivity

  • Be knowledgeable, communicate, and enforce handbook and other plant policies

  • Interface with internal and external customers, define priorities for shift and work group leveraging the appropriate MDI structure for that shift/cell

  • Actively participate in Environment, Health and Safety initiatives and corrective actions

  • Actively participate on cross-functional teams and demonstrate necessary leadership and coaching skills to other team members

  • Take active role in coaching and growing their work group’s Flow Leader skills, as well as empower Flow Leaders in their cell ownership (if applicable)

  • Help train and develop skills of production employees; educate production employees on business strategy and metrics

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (OR Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment OR 4 years of military experience)

  • At least 3 years of coaching / supervisory / leadership experience

  • Must have the ability to work a 3rd shift position

Desired Characteristics

  • 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

  • Previous experience in manufacturing, quality, sourcing or operations, management experience

  • Ability to work effectively on a team and serve as a positive change agent

  • Previous experience working in a CNC machine shop

  • Demonstrated experience managing New Product Introduction (NPI) in a fast paced production environment

  • Strong analytical skills and willingness to learn and work as technical expert

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize aggressive deadlines

  • Six Sigma training / Lean (GE employees only)

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated experience with effective coaching and/or creating growth opportunities for individuals

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 ( . 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