Technical Director
GE Transportation - Nashville, TN

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Job Number

1936588

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. The Technical Director will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition you will:
  • Provide technical guidance to employees and management including; troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification
  • Provide clear communication to employees, customer management, and GE management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements
  • Work with employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all Governmental regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry / site specific work rules
  • Work with employees and management on establishing production plans for labor, material , and logistics
  • Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (Or an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience , Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Operations and Military leadership experience)
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days
  • Willingness and ability to work in shop environment
  • Willingness and ability to relocate to another U.S. Transportation service shop, within 6-18 months of hire

    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
  • Proficiency in MS office applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability
  • Able to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
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