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Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/11/2018 12:50:56 PM
  • 2960652
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Puerto Rico; San Juan

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 Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit:

Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution will be responsible for the production schedules of product manufactured in Dominican’s Republic Contracted Manufacturer. Ensure Business Service (fulfillment) goals are met thru proactive monitoring of KPI’s. Work in conjunction with Lead Buyer, Contract Manufacturer and Operations Teams to ensure proper direct material scheduling.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution, you will:

  • Supervise, including virtually, the execution of on-site employees
  • Have daily interaction with key customers to discuss immediate needs
  • Act as backup when required to oversee all operations in Dominican Republic
  • Influence and interact daily with Material’s Team of Contracted Manufacturer (Fenix Manufacturing Solutions) in the DR to ensure all Business goals are met
  • Report daily service performance on FR, RM, RK, OD and Export Orders
  • Prepare reports and progress indicators as required
  • Ensure proper inventory levels at Consumer Channel, Super Stock Program, ACC Department and Sister Plants
  • Develop production schedule to meet customer demands, drive material requirements, and proactively set levels of manufacturing output
  • Communicate across multiple departments to effectively coordinate operations between manufacturing production and sales
  • Work with Inventory Planners offsite to ensure deliveries meet customers’ expectations
  • Prepare production schedules based on PSI, FSOW, FG inventory status reports and work orders to determine catalogs and quantity of materials required, availability of stock, and order priority
  • Lead PSI meetings along with Business PSI and Service Leaders
  • Review the SAP report and coordinate with Customer Service to ensure customers’ expectations are met with respect to package and bulk orders

    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
  • Executes routine analyses using vested methods and technologies and/or contributes to technological developments in teams under supervision
  • Works together with people from the business unit. Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards collecting or giving technical information
  • Works within a team setting and / or under guidance. 
  • Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or accredited University in Business Administration or Supply Chain
  • Minimum of 5 years in material purchasing, inventory management and production scheduling Proficiency in MEs, One Stop & SAP Proven capacity to manage multiple tasks with acceptable results

Desired Characteristics:
  • Prior experience utilizing planning systems Prior experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
  • Ability to work effectively in all environments
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong problem solving skills

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Locations: Puerto Rico; San Juan

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.

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