Master Scheduler - Engines
GE Power & Water - Waukesha, WI

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

The Master Scheduler- Engines will lead the overall scheduling process, as well as perform S&OP coordination within the business. You will use proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements in business performance related to engine and service level forecasting (volume and mix), Sales & Operations Planning, and Available to Promise (ATP) logic for Waukesha gas engines. This position will drive cross-functional business process improvements.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Evaluate specifications, customer requests, and factory capacity to specify lead time and estimated completion of incoming orders
  • Book and confirm scheduled dates for all engine orders
  • Create training material and document procedures as well as develop, implement & maintain appropriate processes to ensure a productive planning process and well-considered and implementable strategic plans to comply with new / existing business processes
  • Prepare as required (generally monthly) reporting to monitor Commercial Ops front log opportunities to backlog orders through the Quick Market Intelligence (QMI) program
  • Monitor the service parts forecast to ensure MAPE and Bias tolerances are in line with expectations
  • Research situations and obtain input from others to ensure fact-based, statistically relevant forecast is driven through in the business system
  • Typical activities: Backlog to planned levels, $$ forecast conversion to units of capacity / people-hours, cross-functional meeting facilitation, order plant selection, plant capabilities summary, and leadership without direct reports
  • Apply in-depth financial knowledge, expertise and analytical skills to model potential solutions sets to issues related to the Business
  • Act as business resource to assist in the resolution of companywide inquiries and problems
  • Monitor Customer service metrics and analyze performance gaps related to on-time to promise
  • Serve as a technical resource for Master Schedule and capacity related issues and problem solution alternatives
  • Work with Commercial Ops team, Sales and Engineering to plan / coordinate the monthly Demand Planning Review process to establish a credible monthly Demand Plan at the product line level with mix (options) assumptions
  • Work with the Product Line MRP Planners to plan / coordinate the monthly Supply planning review process to establish appropriate capacity levels and the overall Supply Plan
  • Quantify available capacity vs. load at a Global level and make capacity level change recommendations
  • Coordinate and Facilitate the Executive Sales & Operations Process; identifying gaps in Supply and Demand to establish a single consensus forecast
  • Manage Aggregation and Disaggregation of the Sales & Operations Planning (Production Plan) output for the purposes of developing and managing Detailed component inventory forecasting
  • Manage Planning BOM demand and accuracy with the ECO group to drive priority materials and ensure visibility of components to minimize Customer Lead Time and overall working capital investment
  • Coordinate the balanced priority process to ensure optimal performance is achieved between OE Engine and aftermarket partners
  • Establish a benchmark Customer lead time index, by Global family

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college / university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in management role in manufacturing environment

    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
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, operations management
  • MBA or advanced degree in engineering, operations management
  • Proficient in MS programs, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access
  • Proficient in Oracle
  • APICS certification; CPIM/CSCP
  • Experience in discreet, job shop and/or flow manufacturing environment
  • Ability to effectively make decisions with limited time and information –can determine decision making criteria based on priorities
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple disciplines with internal and external resources
  • Strong analytical capabilities, with a deep understanding of financial modeling and statistical analysis techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills, independent problem resolution, proven leadership ability necessary to be effective across functions and levels, and the ability to manage the requirement of others not directly supervised
  • Proven leader implementing and sustaining change
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