Operations Leader
GE Power & Water - Schenectady, NY

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Job Number

1553803

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.As an Operations Leader, you will be directing the work of hourly employees in a particular cell or cells to meet safety, quality, production and delivery metrics. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities
  • Direct the activities of an hourly team within the cell(s)
  • Achieve highest safety levels in the plant
  • Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans
  • Coordinate consistent and effective shift-to-shift transition
  • Achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service
  • Develop and implement process controls
  • Support cell leader in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources
  • Employ Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the cell(s)
  • Mentor and motivate team in safety, quality and productivity improvements
  • Coordinate resources to achieve goals with a timely and cost-effective strategy


  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of previous leadership / supervisory experience

  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business (Finance, Management, Operations) or Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical or Aerospace)

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Previous supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to identify and implement cost reduction strategies based upon measurement data and technical expertise
  • Ability to deal effectively with complex, ambiguous and contradictory alternatives
  • Ability to develop credibility with employees, manager and peers
  • Strong technical, analytical, and diagnostic skills
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