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Production Supervisor

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 9:51:57 AM
  • 3022907
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States; Illinois; Hanover Park, Chicago


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We
are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide
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 Supervisor provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of hourly employees to support the business.
  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost, implement a strategy to reduce cycle times, drive VCP, reduce in process inventory levels, and improve quality, service and safety.
  • Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans.
  • Work with Quality, EHS or materials to identify root causes and solve internal and external quality issues.
  • Must be flexible to work on different shift or split shift as needed.
  • Accomplish goals while maintaining high team morale, employee involvement, safety and teamwork


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a Production Supervisor position).


Desired Characteristics:
  • Prior manufacturing / leadership experience and training
  • Ability to build and lead a team through change
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Six Sigma or equivalent quality training.
    OMLP Graduate (GE employees only)
  • Strong organizational skills.
    Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Strong understanding of business processes in a service environment
  • Ability to manage contract resources
    Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


Locations: United States; Illinois; Hanover Park, Chicago

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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