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Lean & CI Engineer

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 12:49:58 PM
  • 2989420
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy LM Wind Power
Location(s): United States; Arkansas; Little Rock


About Us:
GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
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LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Company (approx. 9300 employees globally), is the world’s leading supplier of blades and service to the wind industry, and the only supplier that operates on a global basis. The wind turbine industry is becoming increasingly complex, with radical progress made over the last few decades, providing great opportunities for professional development and a work environment that promotes initiative and creativity. If working in a company which creates state-of-the-art technology and processes attracts you, LM Wind Power has a career for you.

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:
As the Lean & CI Engineer, your primary objective is to support the Lean and CI Managers by being a key contributor and facilitator of LEAN and CI initiatives throughout the plant. This position facilitates teams in the collection and analysis of operational data, identification, prioritization, and implementation of LMPS tools and CI events and projects.



Essential Responsibilities:
This position plays a key role in the journey to achieve Operational Excellence status through waste analysis within the factory value stream.

As the Lean & CI Engineer, you will:

  • Present, facilitate, and lead assigned process improvement events using methods of team building, team energizing, data gathering and analysis, problem solving, project management, and presentation skills
  • Provide CI projects follow-up to monitor the progress of planned improvement implementation to assure timely action, appropriate management support, and achievement of expected benefits. Use appropriate measurement, analysis, and evaluation methods to accurately identify and document process improvements
  • Develop reports of overall Continuous Improvement activities, including accomplishments, participation, projected activities, and anticipated needs
  • Analyze operational data, trend analysis, statistical studies, Pareto charts, process maps, etc., to identify improvement and waste elimination opportunities
  • Coordinate with related departments and functions to assure appropriate information flow and understanding of overall process improvement direction
  • Participate in and coordinate the development of event charters and scheduling of events
  • Assist in locating and reserving meeting locations and coordinating the delivery of services and materials necessary for a successful event
  • Assist in training of plant personnel in the Continuous Improvement process
  • Provide technical problem solving support to plant teams in support of the Lean and CI deployment
  • Be involved in implementing the standardized LMPS procedures and records in line with the Lean and CI Manager
  • Conduct Kaizen activities eliminating waste through implementation of LM Production System, tools and methods
  • Help in deploying of all relevant LMPS information in a useable format to all points of use within the plant


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years technical manufacturing experience


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience in technical documentation like Work Instructions, control plans, etc.
  • Knowledge of problem solving methods
  • Lean training or equivalent is a strong advantage
  • Functional knowledge of ERP systems and the production floor operational environment is required
  • Understanding of product quality attributes
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Good oral and written communication skills and ability to comprehend the English language
  • Six Sigma certification or equivalent quality certification

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Locations: United States; Arkansas; Little Rock

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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