at General Electric in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Job Description Summary
Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules. Plan and schedule material/production needs. Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role. The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.
Roles and Responsibilities
+ Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs.
+ Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs. Optimize inventory and process improvements.
+ Typically a 1st line manager of professionals or a 2nd line manager of a professional department.
+ Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource.
+ Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area.
+ Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.
+ Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
+ Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering.
+ Takes new perspective on existing solutions.
+ Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.
+ Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
+ May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements.
+ Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.
+ Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.
+ Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
+ Minimum of 5 years of significant experience in the Manufacturing & Materials Planning and Execution.
+ Strong oral and written communication skills.
+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
+ Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
+ Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
+ Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
+ Established project management skills.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\global/desktop/assets/images/poster\screen\reader\optimized\w\supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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 drug screen (as applicable).
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