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Lead Lean Manufacturing Specialist

* GE Power
* Experienced
* Posted 3/6/2019 3:53:17 PM
* 3242053
* Job Function: Manufacturing
* Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions

Location(s): United States; Louisiana; Shreveport, other cities

Role Summary:

As a member of a World-Class Team, the Lean Leader will be responsible for leading improvements, training, and implementing lean strategies. This individual will focus on Work in Process (WIP) reduction, Inventory Reduction, and overall Lead Time Improvements for all product lines.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment
* Utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some longterm goals
* Act as a change agent in the implementation of demand flow technology utilizing state of the art tools and methodologies
* Establish and implement team strategies, programs, and practices to achieve world class manufacturing inventory turns and process flow
* Lead multiple Demand Flow Technology teams and drive best practices in process design and implementation
* Advise and counsel leaders on issues impacting inventory and work in process flow
* Create the lean vision and implement the lean strategy to reduce inventory, lead-time and waste at the manufacturing facility
* Drive measurable improvements in productivity and product flow
* Lead action workouts; develop pull systems, train personnel and other activities to achieve a world-class lean process flow
* Develop value stream maps for the product lines and eliminate process waste through implementation of lean techniques across the product lines
* Promote Lean Six Sigma integration utilizing strength of both methods to achieve business goals
* Lead manufacturing and service center team in establishing product flow for plant value streams utilizing visual management tools
* Encourage use of Lean tools to pull materials from suppliers, through component plants, and into assembly


* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
* Minimum 3 years experience in Manufacturing Shop Floor supervisory
* Minimum 3 years experience working with Demand Flow Technology and make-to-order concepts, Just-In_Time, and pull production environment

Desired Characteristics:

* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business preferred
* Strong Team orientation
* Strong problem solving skills
* Six Sigma training preferred
* OMLP graduate (GE employees only)
* Knowledge of value-stream mapping, one-piece flow, action work-outs, Kaizen, 5s, and other lean tools preferred
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Ability to motivate teams and lead change at all levels of organization
* Strong facilitation skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Louisiana; Shreveport, other cities

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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