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Manufacturing Specialist - Production Supervision

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/27/2017 2:50:22 PM
  • 3043881
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Puerto Rico; Vega Alta

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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

Role Summary:
Reporting directly to the Shop Operations Manager, the Manufacturing Specialist - Production Supervision will provide direction and supervision to a manufacturing team. in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will work within defined parameters under the direction / discretion of the MSO to take decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Manufacturing Specialist - Production Supervision, you will:

  • Support / guide hourly employees
  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal & external production commitments with top quality parts at the lowest cost, highest OEE, PMPro tool status reporting and documentation & improve Quality, Service and EHS
  • Assure material availability
  • Assure daily standard work is followed and attained
  • Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans
  • Work with Engineering and Product Service to identify root causes and solve quality issues
  • Report product defects ensuring these are resolved and report solutions
  • Assure Quality reporting (QMS) discipline towards 100% compliance
  • Labor: report daily on SAP production allocated by work center
  • Review daily efficiencies and fix areas with efficiency issues through Lean
  • Drive daily Gemba walks and PDCA’s identification and closing, working and supporting LEAN initiatives since Vega Alta is a LEAN model site
  • Participate & drive Lean events on area
  • Develop and implement a cross training program to gain labor flexibility across the area
  • Time attendance – Payroll System
  • Enter miss punches, vacation & Illness
  • Coordinate vacation plan for employees
  • Accomplish goals while maintaining high team morale, employee involvement, safety and teamwork

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, with tool and/or machine experience

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Green Belt Certified or equivalent quality certification
  • Strong leadership skills, in order to motivate the workforce to achieve aggressive production, quality, and scrap goals
  • Knowledge concerning fabrication, molding and assembly techniques
  • Able to mentally visualize and comprehend all aspects of a manufacturing equipment problem, understand the interrelationships of factors affecting a given situation, and be attentive to detail
  • Capable of efficiently integrating existing methods with new innovations to economically solve production problems in a timely manner
  • Has initiative and able to work effectively with little direction and/or few guidelines
  • Strong time management skills required
  • Hands on experience with Lean events
  • Fully Bilingual - English and Spanish
  • Basic knowledge on compliance with EHS regulations and requirements
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and advanced computer operations

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Locations: Puerto Rico; Vega Alta

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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