Operations Leader
GE Power & Water - Waukesha, WI

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

The Operations Leader will safely lead gas engine manufacturing assembly team to ensure quality products are delivered on-time and within budget to meet customer demands.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Provide direction and leadership to production employees, including work assignments, scheduling of overtime, and training
  • Guide daily production needs across all three shifts; direct handover meeting with off shift supervisors
  • Own the results of business critical metrics including safety, quality and productivity
  • Take a leadership role in working with cross-functional peers in manufacturing engineering, planning, quality, etc. to resolve issues
  • Deliver fulfillment / output consistent with the goals and objectives of the department
  • Arrange for adequate staffing to meet the production schedules set by production planning and consistent with the operating plan; anticipate needs in advance
  • Support, encourage and facilitate core manufacturing principles by providing adequate time for training and for teams to accomplish continuous improvement projects that deliver impact to the key business metrics
  • Work to maintain and further develop a Visual Workplace including support for a 5-S program, active project boards, performance measure charts, and training program status boards
  • Develop and support the growth of all employees
  • Support all company workplace policies including attendance and safety objectives; proactively manage difficult situations
  • Work with HR to develop a performance oriented work environment encompassing timely performance appraisals, reviews for new employees, and timely disciplinary action when warranted

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 3 years leadership experience in manufacturing, industrial, or related environment

    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 Engineering preferred
  • Ability to plan, communicate and execute
  • Ability to deal fairly and equitably with all employees
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal, oral and written
  • Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated integrity - accept and adhere to high ethical, moral and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others
  • Inclusive - builds a connection with the team through personal involvement and trust
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