Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)
GE Transportation - Hanover Park, IL

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

The Production Supervisor will provide direction and assistance to work groups in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition you will:
  • Lead a team of hourly employees to support the business
  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost, implement a strategy to reduce cycle times, drive VCP, reduce in-process inventory levels, and improve quality, service and safety
  • Develop, coordinate, lead, and execute daily production plans
  • Work with Engineering and Product Service to identify root causes and solve external quality issues
  • Provide input to Engineering on new product development ensuring products will be serviceable
  • Provide Product Service content for and assist in the development of training courses for new and updated products
  • Report product defects ensuring these are resolved and report solutions in current CRM database
  • Coordinate with Product Development and other departments to ensure service requirements are voiced
  • Maintain product knowledge as new products are released
  • Support all current Technical Support Agreements, Supporting Services Agreements, or other support related agreements
  • Accomplish goals while maintaining high team morale, employee involvement, safety and teamwork

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Production Supervisor position)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a Manufacturing / Shop Operations or related field

    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
  • Prior manufacturing / leadership experience and training is preferred
  • Ability to build and lead a team through change
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Six Sigma training is preferred
  • OMLP Graduate is preferred (GE employees only)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Strong understanding of business processes in a service environment
  • Ability to manage contract resources
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century. GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today! 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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