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Machining Operations Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/7/2017 2:48:59 PM
  • 2937858
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Richmond


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.


GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.




GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Role Summary:
The Machining Operations Leader will lead the Machining Department at the Richmond Service Center. The position's primary focus will include but is not limited to driving efficiency, productivity, and utilization of resources by utilizing lean and quality tools.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Machining Operations Leader, you will:

  • Coordinate and provide technical, quality and production leadership to assigned Teams to meet safety, quality, schedule and cost goals
  • Provide on-going support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the workflow to meet customer requirements
  • Assist Cell Leader with decision making in areas of process improvement and/or production to make appropriate resource decisions (manpower, machines, methods) to facilitate the workflow through the repairs process
  • Direct the activities of an hourly team to meet identified goals
  • Solve problems, set direction, eliminate waste in processes, own visual management
  • Perform administrative duties to support the business (not limited to time sheet correction / approval, labor vouchering)
  • Coordinate all first line activities (i.e. Methods, Production Control) to assure the meeting of safety procedures, production schedules and customer satisfaction, cost goals, and maintaining the highest standards of quality
  • Practice sound human relations and communications skills in order to motivate team
  • Review production orders and implement production schedules
  • Analyze and diagnose machine and tooling problems and takes corrective measures to minimize downtime and interruption of schedules
  • Coach and motivate team in safety, quality, individual performance / development, and productivity improvements
  • Employ Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the team


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college (or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing role)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to work 12 hour varied shifts and weekends



Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 3 years prior supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality certification
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong team building skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations and practices
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to counsel and motivate workforce
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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