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Production Control Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/28/2017 10:50:18 PM
  • 2991064
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Alabama; Huntsville


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.

Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing!
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 Production Control Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Provide manufacturing leadership in the developing, planning and implementing the master schedule
  • Lead activities that encompass detailed manufacturing plans and scheduling for assembly, shops, satellites, domestic, International and Revenue Share partners
  • Act on all matters pertaining to schedules, status, and inventory and translate, prepare and assign meaningful and functional productivity plans to meet established master schedules for customers
  • Assist in the calculation of detailed schedules for equipment, materials and manpower with respect to schedule needs versus resource capabilities
  • Work to control inventory levels, cycle time, machine loads, and other aspects as required to meet schedules
  • Coordinate production control specialists
  • Interface between customer and shops for prioritization of shop load to meet customer demands
  • Lead the organization by establishing shop schedules that adhere to the Department schedule, and support those schedules through the managed efforts of schedulers and coordinators
  • Develop, plan, and manage programs to meet GE purchasing commitments in Sourcing
  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operational goals
  • Coordinate all production teams’ material status, production priorities, and delivery commitments
  • Communicate to external sources, including shops and Revenue sharing partners
  • Determine measurement systems to be used, inventory levels, schedules, and appropriate system changes
  • Assist in determining manpower needs to meet facility measurement and budget goals
  • Provide training on material procedures and processes

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control role)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :


  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
  • Ability to travel domestic and globally
  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

    Desired Characteristics:

  • One or more APICS certifications regarding production planning
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of shop operations, facilitations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions
  • Familiar with production control systems and routines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.



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    Locations: United States; Alabama; Huntsville

    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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