Lead Material Specialist
GE Power & Water 135 reviews - Mississippi

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

In this role, you will:
Essential Responsibilities

Maintain a safe, clean and organized working environment

Demonstrate unwavering commitment to GE Values, Compliance, Integrity and EHS

Maintain critical documentation and traceability of material is a key component of this role

Transfer, manually or equipment assisted material, equipment, parts, supplies, kits and assemblies within the warehouse area

Perform routine tasks to provide necessary materials to the internal & external customers in a timely and accessible manner

Verify and maintain, either manual or computer based, stock records, logs, shortage reports and other documentation

Participate in cycle counting of inventory

Have a strong working knowledge of inventory control measures

Research and correct all inventory discrepancies

Consolidate material and locations

Perform all material movement, receipt and stocking transactions

Capture Data for Performance Metrics, Understand Trends and Build Action Plans

Ensure 100% On Time Delivery with 100% Quality Execution

Lead materials team on two shifts to support 100% schedule achievement

Drive projects for continuous improvement in EHS (OSHA recordable, lost time incidents, scorecards, etc.), VCP (variable cost productivity) and SMI inventory

Coach and Empower the contractor team, develop skills, improve communication across shifts, and drive teamwork to achieve site goals

Manage WMS material flow to ensure on-time delivery to point of use, minimize outbound freight costs and resolve issues for customer satisfaction

Lead continuous improvement of material flow (storage, location, transportation, packaging, etc.) through the use of lean techniques to support new process introductions and productivity projects

Support digitization efforts to increase materials team productivity

Develop ability to Lead Team in any area – Inbound, Outbound, Inventory, Hazardous Materials, International, Warranty Recovery, Process, Projects, Compliance, and Technical


High School Diploma / GED

Minimum of 18 months of related industry experience

Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain certification to operate forklift, order picker, and/or reach truck

Ability and willingness to read, write, and communicate in the English language

Ability and willingness to work extended hours and weekends as required

Ability and willingness to lift, push, and pull a minimum of 35 pounds as required

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Basic Computer Skills - Outlook, Excel, Power point

High Attention to detail & accuracy

Experience in receiving, stocking and shipping product to end customer

Multitasking abilities to drive critical issues simultaneously

Associate or Bachelor’s Degree

Ability to transact in Oracle and Warehouse Management Software

Experience using barcode system for inventory transactions

Hazardous Material Certification in DOT, IATA, IMDG, RCRA

Advanced Computer Skills – Microsoft Suite including Access Databases

Knowledge of International Shipping Documents

Interpersonal Skills, ability to lead section

Ability & Willingness to work independently and in a team environment

Ability and willingness to work with sense of urgency while maintaining accuracy & order

Crane Rigging Knowledge

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