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Americas Lean Leader

GE Energy
Atlanta, GA 30303
Role Summary:Leads and sets priorities for execution of Lean initiatives across the Gas Power Americas Pole. Responsible for working with the Gas Power Pole Leader, Gas Power Lean Leader, and the Pole Strategy and Operations Team, to establish a customer based process improvement strategy, which drives customer responsiveness, lead time reduction and quality improvement in line with business/functional objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Americas Lean Leader you will:

+ Shape the continuous improvement vision across the regions, in accordance with the business lean strategy, and translate the vision into goals, objectives and strategies resulting in cross-functional transformation which delivers consistent, year-over-year results.

+ Use Lean to drive the Leader Standard Work and Kaizen

+ Work with senior leaders to assess current baselines and determine the framework processes to be improved using the Lean methodologies.

+ Reduce customer and ITR lead time by establishing value stream maps and reducing waste.

+ Support the Strategy and Operations team in building standard regional processes & systems to ensure all regional operations perform in a consistent and best-in-class manner

+ Support simplification of the complex processes and manage cross-functional relationships to support business impact.

+ Lead the implementation of standard operating rhythms and provide key output data, metrics and presentations for reporting, operations reviews and business communications

+ Share best practices across poles and act as a conduit to accelerate cross business progress


+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college and 7+ years experience in ITO or OTR operations with proven track record of results using Lean methodologies OR High school diploma/GED and 20 years of experience in ITO or OTR operations with proven track record of results using Lean methodologies

Desired Characteristics:

+ Demonstrated ability in solving complex problems and transforming results and process through the application of Lean techniques.

+ Lean practitioner, capable of facilitating kaizen events and coaching the core tools such as Daily Visual Management, structured Problem Solving, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Transactional Process Improvement and Kanban.

+ Specific experience in reducing lead time through lean transformation.

+ Experience driving enterprise-wide transformation preferably in a major turn-around. The ideal candidate has been through complex change and tough situations; bringing a will to win with strong followership.

+ Proven to be effective driving outcomes in large, matrixed organizations understands how to navigate geographies, cultures, relationships, etc. Can drive work around the world because they are accountable, trustworthy, credible, committed, and intellectually agile.

+ Change agent, able to make the case for lean and demonstrate immediate impact.

+ Highly collaborative person, comfortable with conflict and debate normally associated with change.

+ Critical thinker with the ability to bring others along, even those with conflicting priorities.

+ Impactful communicator from within the operation to with the customer

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 GEs 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.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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).Additional Locations:United States;Georgia, New York, South Carolina;Atlanta, Schenectady, Greenville, Other;


Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-12

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