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Manufacturing Specialist 1 - Production Supervision

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/28/2017 1:50:07 PM
  • 3043903
  • 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:
Process Owner for the GE Vega Alta Plant. Responsible to drive (Quality, Cost Out, EHS, Service, & Inventory) in areas assigned & drive continuous improvements for the Molding Area of the VA Plant. Lead AWO’s at the Plant & other assigned areas. Work with other departments to drive continuous improvements, understand efficiency & quality issues, which drive service & internal/external PPM’s, & scrap.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead improvements on performance of related process applying Six Sigma Tools & LEAN
  • Owner & responsible of accuracy / updating bill of materials at lines & other assigned areas
  • Acts as internal consultant in areas of statistical analysis & process control, experiment design, Lean & project management
  • Ensures process policies compliance in all manufacturing lines assigned (standard work), quality and EHS requirements
  • Drives root cause on all process compliance misses & develop / implement permanent fixes using PDCA Process
  • Ensure controlled implementation / accurate documentation of process capabilities, & essential operational parameters, like standard work after each process upgrade
  • Owner of QMS system, including tracking data accuracy, out of control improvements, PPM levels of CTQ’s / PPCTQ’s in all product lines as well as employee’s training on QMS
  • Lead warranty returns defect analysis process as well as scrap reduction programs & owns COQ reduction for assigned areas
  • Ensures process complies with UL & CSA standards avoiding notice of variation &, assuring all outgoing and incoming product meet appropriate standards, FRACAS owner
  • Develops, implement & tracks CO projects to meet assigned targets; including financial calculations & Gantt chart preparation using PTT tools
  • Continuously identify cost out opportunities opening projects on ET to be actively supporting plant cost out targets and compensating project misses
  • Participates on daily production meeting and Gemba walks of assigned areas
  • Closed PDCA’s for assigned area
  • Drive OEE, continuous improvement in assigned area
  • Ensures equipment and tooling are up to date and 100% in working conditions using PMPRO
  • Drives continuous improvement in uptime of equipment
  • Owner of spare parts for equipment on assigned area


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical and Electronic)
  • Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing process experience


Desired Characteristics:
  • Green Belt Certified or equivalent quality certification
  • Demonstrated project management skills and strong quantitative & analytical skills
  • Task and detail oriented
  • Previous engineering function experience
  • Ability to read and interpret technical prints
  • Good oral and written communication in English and Spanish; & proven presentation and facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated capability to generate / create change with the ability to influence at all levels
  • Good interpersonal skills/excellent team player
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of Lean Philosophy
  • Good computer skills & proficiency in excel & project planning software’s (Gantt chart)
  • Comply with EHS regulations and requirements

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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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