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Lean Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/28/2017 2:51:04 PM
  • 3028460
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): Mexico; Cienega de Flores


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.



Role Summary:

As a member of the GE Toshiba Supply Chain manufacturing site, the Lean Manufacturing Leader will provide leadership and direction to improve operational performance through the assessment, design, coordination and implementation of lean continuous improvement methodologies.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coach, train and mentor site leadership on the fundamentals and principals of Lean Manufacturing.

  • Analyze shop lead time, labor, cost, and output data to identify shop waste and process constraints.

  • Be expected to resolve problems through the application of lean methodologies.

  • Work together with the Digital team to implement the Brilliant Factory initiative.

  • Lead projects and develop solutions to problems under the guidance Global Supply Chain Lean team.

  • Communicate and influence with all levels of the organization Lean Culture.

  • Present to internal teams on metrics, project status and research.

  • Leverage skills and multiple tools, such as lean, fast works, workouts, six sigma/quality practices, process improvement best practice sharing, and CAP.

  • Coach and encourage experiments to test out MVPs and pilots.

  • Facilitate and lead cross functional Lean Action Work outs.

  • Advocate change, mobilize and align multiple functions and people towards a common vision and mindset of continuous process improvement, quality and rigor.

  • Identify best solutions by seeking, sharing, and partnering with others in order to drive process simplification in the organization.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.

  • Familiarity with Lean manufacturing and production system concepts.

  • Advanced English.

  • Six Sigma skills/experience preferred.

  • At least Minimum 5 additional years of progressive experience in an operational or functional area that is supported by a Six Sigma or quality position.

  • Hands-on experience in Lean deployment and driving changes in production shop floor through strategic projects GE Power supply Chain.


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • FastWorks trained

  • Certified Black Belt / Green Belt.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.


  • Locations: Mexico; Cienega de Flores

    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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