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Senior Lean Leader

GE Energy
Greenville, SC 29601
Role Summary:The Senior Lean Leader will provide tactical support within the Greenville Manufacturing facility in

the development and sustainment of a Lean/Inventory Strategy aligned with the business

imperatives. Responsible for working with the Plant Leadership team to further their customerbased

process improvement strategy, which drives safety, customer responsiveness, lead time

reduction and quality improvement in line with business/functional objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:As the Senior Lean Leader you will:

+ Participate in coordinating all actions focused on

COE projects & initiatives

+ Be responsible for continuous improvement, being an

innovator of positive change that impacts safety, profitability, inventory turns, on-time delivery,

lead-time and quality

+ Effectiveness is measured primarily through predetermined


+ Analyze problems, account for variances, drive for root cause and implement

improved methods and procedures, create, review and update improvement


+ Communicate and coordinate effectively with supply chain partners to achieve goals

and results

+ Drive execution of Lean principles and all related initiatives such as Kaizen

events and other Best in Class quality processes by leveraging appropriate team members and

functional support personnel

+ Drive cross training efforts to best support safety, quality,

productivity, cost and schedule commitment

+ Execute the lean strategy for the organization

focused on each value stream and subsequently drive implementation

+ Create Value

Stream Maps to identify opportunities for production/process enhancement to achieve

organizational goal

+ Implement tools and metrics to improve visibility to operational health

and lean performance

+ Execute Lean Manufacturing initiatives including set-up reduction,

workplace organization, standardized work, process / workflow improvements, and visual

management, and inventory reduction

+ Must be able to multi-task, manage projects, and

work independently in fast-paced environment

+ Other duties as assigned


+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma /

GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)

+ Minimum 5 years hands - on

experience in Lean deployment and driving changes in production shop floor through strategic


Desired Characteristics:

+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

+ Ability to

develop and motivate a high-involvement team through commitment to meeting customer and

organization demands

+ Prior experience with regulatory agencies and knowledge of


+ Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing management such as

production and inventory control, quality management systems, and standard cost


+ Strong analytical skills

+ Knowledge of manufacturing policies and

regulations as well as government and other customers

+ Knowledge of products, processes,

customer requirements and budgeting / financial processes

+ Strong oral and written

communication skills

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

+ Strong

organizational skills

+ Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the


+ Demonstrated commitment for process improvement

+ Six Sigma Green

/ Black belt certification or equivalent quality certification

+ Formal Lean Training /


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;South Carolina;Greenville;


Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-04

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