Production Control Leader
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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Job Number

1707401

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

The Houston Service center is the global center of excellence for the repair and overhaul of GE Aero LM2500 LM5000 LM6000 & LMS100 engines. Over 150 engines and modules respectively are processed through the facility annually, supporting a diverse, global customer base. The Production Control Leader will report to the Service Center Leader and will be responsible for production control leadership toward the attainment of goals with respect to safety, quality, delivery, cost, and compliance.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Be fully responsible for developing and leading the Houston Service Center Production Control department structure and organizational growth
  • Drive world-class production capacity planning, scheduling, as well as coordination and execution of engine and module repairs for the Houston Service Center by developing and implementing state of the art digital scheduling and capacity planning tools
  • Work closely with shop operations and materials fulfillment teams to meet delivery targets in respect to material accumulation and delivery to the production floor
  • Drive On-Time Delivery (OTD) improvement initiatives as well as inventory and Work in Progress (WIP) targets
  • Have full ownership of the Houston Service Center induction schedule, master schedule and daily production meetings
  • Ensure operational excellence through all service center phases of engine overhaul and repair cycles
  • Manage all production metrics that include Turn Around Time (TAT), Variance to Want (VTW), timely engine hardware roll dates
  • Meet customer schedules effectively through advanced planning and ability to imagine, develop, and drive team solutions to meet deadlines
  • Develop, monitor and drive tactical and strategic initiatives / projects
  • Drive continuous improvement into every aspect of the production and materials processes utilizing Lean Six Sigma
  • Maintain the highest level of integrity and ethics in all dealings with internal customers and outside suppliers
  • Make Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Quality part of team every day work
  • Comply, promote and generally advance the site EHS & Quality Policies in all daily transactions with and for employees, customers, suppliers and community

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related Technical discipline from accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years of Aero Engine experience in technical service center in a materials management or production control function ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification (GE Employees only)

    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
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification (GE Employees only)
  • Strong analytical skills (Good interpersonal and influencing skills)
  • Strong communication skills, leadership and project management skills and ability to work across functional boundaries with all levels of management
  • Proven problem-solving skills have the energy and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadline
  • Master Black Belt and/or Lean Six Sigma certification (GE Employees only)
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or American Production & Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. In the energy industry, we are one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! Houston continues to grow attracting residents from many diverse backgrounds & is currently listed as the 4th largest city in the US. While the city sits on the gulf coast plain, the area also offers grasslands, forests, & 337 parks. There are more than 55 colleges & universities & many institutions engaged in research & development including the Texas Medical Center & NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Houston’s economy is based in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, & technology; only NYC is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters. The city is home to the Houston Astros as well as many cultural institutions & exhibits and an active Theater District. See why we love Houston! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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