Executive - Materials Management
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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Job Number

1698470

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

The Materials Leader for the Aero Global Supply Chain plays a critical strategic role in the operations and fulfillment of the Aero business plan. Aligned with customer expectations and internal operating rhythms, this role works closely with the Global Projects team, Engineering, Sourcing, and Manufacturing Operations leader to execute on build plans and orders.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Be responsible for all input and output from the Aero business as it relates to inventory and customer contractual commitments (the Aero business is comprised of Packaging, Turbine Only, Fast Power and Services. Sales in 2012 are approx. $3.8 Billion, with an estimated 6.4 Inventory Turns)
  • Set Aero material strategy for cycle reduction, flexibility and growth
  • Be responsible for the coordination of Commercial, Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing and Projects functions for manufacturing slot / forecast planning, project planning, Sourcing material input, factory production support and Project / Contractual delivery
  • Direct supervision of the Packaging & HSR Planning Team, Warehouse and Receiving
  • Have dotted ownership of Turbine Only and Services planning teams
  • Be responsible for Functional & Base cost budget, Quality and EHS within team
  • Coordinate with Sourcing tactical execution of deliverables ($1.9B and 325,000 lines in 2012)
  • Lead and manage inventory reduction projects for Aero to include reapplication, cycle reduction, risk mitigation, On time delivery ($25M+ reapplied in 2012)
  • Participate in Aero Deal reviews
  • Develop and run Aero packaging Production meetings (Integrate Hungary and HangZhou factory deliverables)
  • Interface directly with customers where required in support of Contractual requirements
  • Utilize best practices and share across P&W / O&G factories to include Hungary, Rheden, HangZhou, Florence, and Cincinnati
  • Have Financial and Controllership responsibility as it relates to factory deliverables and contract language (Weekly Finance interface at Aero QMI reviews)
  • Have Engineering partnership in the improvement of BOM structure, part definition, and configuration management

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 8 additional years of experience in Materials, Manufacturing / Operations, Sourcing leadership roles

    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
  • Master’s Degree in applicable field
  • Prior experience working with a manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE Employees Only)
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Able to function effectively under any organizational structure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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