Operations Manager- Chemical Processing
Location:
Posted:
November 16, 2016
Reference:
2780330
About Us:

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Role Summary:

This role will be responsible for objectives in the raw material production of coated SiC fiber and pre-preg tape for the CMC operations.

In addition you will: Perform the daily operations of plant to ensure reliability and consistency on the production line. Manage an operation, business, unit, or part of a production facility in order to reach defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety. Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Provide total cell / group leadership in the attainment of goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production and compliance

+ Direct process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence throughout the organization

+ Lead cell / group to achieving goals in asset utilization, process / manufacturing loss improvement, delivered quality and cost reduction

+ Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees Direct the manufacturing of production and development of hardware

+ Be responsible for meeting all established cost, quality, and delivery commitments

+ Ensure assigned employees are aware / comply with all GE government, customer and applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations

+ Pursue state of the art technology and processes to enhance product / process producibility and delivered quality requirements

+ Select, hire, train, develop, and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time

+ Implement the Manufacturing plans as established by the Value Process Engineering Operation, utilizing processes that will assure highest possible quality products at the lowest possible cost, delivered in accordance to schedule commitments

+ Develop necessary business plans to enhance all program requirements; including throughput, labor hours, cycle, cost producibility, and image

+ Structure assigned organization and staff positions with personnel to accomplish business objectives

+ Provide ongoing supervision and counseling for employees, guiding them in current positions and assisting with career development and training

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

+ Minimum of 5 additional years of experience in Operation Management.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Ability and willingness to relocate within 1 year to Huntsville, AL

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Manufacturing experience in a PSM environment

+ Prior batch and polymer processing experience

+ Ability to self-manage and organize priorities

+ Ability to train and motivate employees

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

+ Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

+ Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

+ Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

+ Established project management skills

(AVI - Composites Value Stream)

Locations: United States ; Alabama; Huntsville

GE 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.
A little about us:
GE imagination at work.

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.