Location(s): United States; Iowa; Burlington, West Burlington
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Role Summary: The Operations Leader will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, & broad company objectives. You will integrate & develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, & contribute to the overall business strategy. You will provide leadership & development of supervisors & area work teams in the assembly department located at the Switchgear Operation in West Burlington, IA.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Operations Leader, you will:
Provide total cell / group leadership in the attainment of goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production and compliance
Direct process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence throughout the organization
Lead cell / group to achieving goals in asset utilization, process / manufacturing loss improvement, delivered quality and cost reduction
Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees
Direct the manufacturing of production and development of hardware
Be responsible for meeting all established cost, quality, and delivery commitments
Ensure assigned employees are aware / comply with all GE, government, customer and applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations
Pursue state of the art technology and processes to enhance product / process producibility and delivered quality requirements
Select, hire, train, develop and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel
Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time
Develop necessary business plans to enhance all program requirements; including throughput, labor hours, cycle, cost producibility, and image
Structure assigned organization and staff positions with personnel to accomplish business objectives
Provide ongoing supervision and counseling for employees, guiding them in current positions and assisting with career development and training
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a shop leadership position
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Knowledge of manufacturing policies and regulations established by GE as well as government and other customers (GE employees only)
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Knowledge of disciplines of manufacturing management such as production and inventory control, and standard cost systems
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Locations: United States; Iowa; Burlington, West Burlington
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