Manufacturing Programs - Lean Leader
Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
April 20, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Reference:
2580260
About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technologies and services with 43,000 employees in more than 100 countries supporting customers across the industry-from extraction to transportation to end use. Our unrelenting commitment to the environment, health and safety, quality and integrity defines us: it's The Way We Work. We develop smart solutions for our customers across the oil and gas value chain delivering the innovation, customized service solutions, training programs and technology that helps them to maximize their efficiency, productivity and equipment reliability. We partner with our customers to develop their next generation workforce; help them to fully benefit from the megatrends of natural gas, the growth of subsea and hard-to-reach reserves and the revolution in asset health management.

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Role Summary:

The Manufacturing Programs - Lean Leader demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

In the role of Manufacturing Programs - Lean Leader, you will:

+ Drive lean manufacturing activities and ensure progress while tracking project status and closure

+ Develop and coordinate lean manufacturing training and education

+ Leverage best practice strategies and drive consistencies across sites when applicable

+ Create the lean vision and implement a lean strategy to reduce cycle time, inventory and waste

+ Drive measurable improvements in process flow

+ Assist in lean plan execution by leading Action Work-Outs (AWO's), training personnel and other activities to achieve world-class process flow

+ Serve as division focal point for business wide lean Six Sigma initiatives

+ Guide functional teams in developing and executing lean plans to reduce cycle time, inventory, and waste to improve process quality and create capacity

+ Promote Six Sigma/Lean integration utilizing the strength of both methods to achieve world-class business goals

+ Assist functional managers in establishing a process flow

+ Encourage use of lean tools to pull material from internal sources/customers

+ Remain current on lean methodologies and train division on lean concepts and mentor people using lean tools

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's degree in Industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or other engineering degree from an accredited college or university

+ Minimum 3 years of experience in lean systems and Six Sigma integration

+ Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Eligibility Requirements:

+ Ability and willingness to travel 80% of the time, as required

Desired Characteristics:

+ Proven ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions

+ Advanced analytical and problem solving skills

+ APICS certification or equivalent experience

+ Green Belt or Black Belt certification

+ Demonstrated ability to stay current with latest technology trends and understand impact of new technologies in a business environment

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued?

Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas!

Locations: United States ; Texas; HoustonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.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.
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