Process Improvement Engineer
GE Home & Business Solutions - LaFayette, GA

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

Promote and teach the Roper Production System philosophy and drive continuous improvement in the technical process areas of a specified production process. This position will support the Fabrication and Finishing processes on 2nd shift.

Essential Responsibilities

Direct problem resolution to appropriate team member after identifying root cause

Drive improvement actions list for accountability and process improvement. Must know and align activities to support operational goals and objectives of the business and translate them to the team. Prioritize problems and escalate issues.

Specifically, drive to maintain a partnership with our shop operations personnel to promote a team that reacts aggressively to factory inefficiencies.

Promote Safety Culture and ensure team's compliance with safety rules and procedures; such as PPE compliance, accident investigation within 24 hours, Safety contacts and safe start participation. Support Business Leader in accident investigations to obtain root cause and drive required changes.

Monitors first pass yield data to drive robust processes upon start-up

Define and monitor process parameters on an on-going basis to minimize defects; drive projects which eliminate defects.

Drive to ensure improvement of molding processes and tooling to attain capable designs

Manager area Quality documents and procedures to attain and maintain agency certification (e.g. ISO)

Support shop floor start-up, assist team leaders to ensure proper start up procedures and quality plans

Create and document visual management of Quality activities and metrics on the shop floor

Create and drive a shop floor problem escalation process

Communication: Follow communication process, Facilitate team meetings, and drive communication with teams, yokoten (follow-up communication)

Train and mentor Business Team: Process Improvement Engineer must know and understand all quality plans and items in area. Must coach and educate workforce in proper assembly behaviors to identify and resolve common assembly anomalies.

Perform as internal customer point of contact to respond to abnormalities and drive containment, corrective actions and resolution.


BS Technical degree or comparable experience required

Six Sigma trianing/Green Belt Certification, or similar demonstrable statistical process control background

Minimum of 3 years experience in manufacturing, operations and or quality roles

Proven ability to influence and drive change

Solid verbal/written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal skills--this job requires building strong team rapport on the shop floor and at all levels in the organization

Advanced computer skills - high proficiency in Microsoft products (especially Excel) and ability to grasp new systems quickly

Strong project management and analytical problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to scope and analyze cross-functional problems to generate and implement solutions.

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.

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GE Home & Business Solutions consists of two business segments. Appliances and Lighting. At GE Appliances, we are imagination at...