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Value Stream Leader, Aero Engineering

GE Energy
Querétaro, QRO 76000
**Job Description Summary**

This role is responsible for developing and leading a culture of applying Lean principles and techniques to the Aeroderivative engineering process/value stream across GE Gas Power. Specifically, the Value Stream Leader will work closely as a partner with the business functions and internal Engineering teams to identify a continuous improvement strategy/playbook, prioritize Kaizen events and manage the improvements related to the Aeroderivative Inquiry to Remit (ITR) process/value stream

**Job Description**

**Essential Responsibilities**

Key responsibilities include:

+ ELT partner and lean coach supporting the Aeroderivative ITR process owner(s) to help develop the process design strategy and prioritize improvements.

+ Define and manage the portfolio of Kaizen/AWOs and lean projects to address business level hoshin plan; define budgetary needs, timing, resource demand, etc and facilitate execution of the projects & AWOs throughout the year

+ Coordinate monthly operating reviews with the Aeroderivative ITR leader to gauge performance of the value stream with regard to Safety, Quality, Delivery & Cost

+ Determine need for PSRs based on current trend analysis of process KPIs and known issues pertaining to the value stream

+ Facilitate completion of the PSRs in a timely manner following the standard work (problem definition, causal analysis, countermeasure development & implementation, sustainment)

+ Promote a culture of Lean Thinking among the Engineering People Leaders focused on Servant Leadership, Customer Focus and Employee Empowerment

+ Broaden the application of problem solving and continuous improvement tools in a way that will improve efficiency, capacity and process reliability for the value stream

+ Celebrate and share Engineering application of Lean principles and techniques within the value stream to recognize success and leverage lessons learned

+ Develop expertise and experience in the applicable Lean models, concepts and tools across the Engineering organizations

+ Facilitate and ensure the linkage of Lean improvements to real financial impact;

+ Drive the necessary process standardization/harmonization for one integrated and streamlined Gas Power Engineering organization

**Qualifications / Requirements**

+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college OR relevant experience to the level of responsibility

+ Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in successfully managing programs/projects or driving continuous improvement initiatives

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Self-directed agent who can prioritize & manage a multitude of parallel projects, initiatives, activities to deliver results

+ Proven to be effective driving outcomes in a large, globally matrixed organization

+ Demonstrates the GE Leadership Behaviors: Act with Humility, Lead with Transparency, and Deliver with Focus

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

+ Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and drive continuous improvement

+ Comfortable with conflict but leads as a collaborator, facilitator and strong partner

+ Energizer who acts autonomously & engages others to make the impossible possible in times of huge change & opportunity

+ Customer advocate who continuously strives to simplify & streamline processes to reduce costs, create capacity & deliver increased customer value

+ Data-driven but decisive despite ambiguity

+ Engineering or leadership experience in the power generation industry and related to the value stream

+ Practitioner and subject matter expert of Lean models, concepts and tools

+ Demonstrated ability to coach and teach Lean tools to others

+ Practical knowledge of Six Sigma DMAIC, TOPS 8D or other problem-solving techniques

+ Appropriate experience driving business transformation and / or lean adoption, preferably within an Engineering organization

+ Clear, concise written and oral communications to the appropriate level

**Additional Information**

**Relocation Assistance Provided:** No


Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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