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CAL Shop Cost Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2018 4:50:35 AM
  • 3038972
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Aviation Services
Location(s): United Kingdom; Prestwick

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Role Summary:
The CSA shop cost leader is responsible for minimizing cost per shop visit and reducing cost actualization pressure across the CSA portfolio within a shop. This role will partner across operational, engineering, and commercial functions to drive cost reduction strategies and metrics.

Essential Responsibilities:
All activities related to the supervision, organization and execution of a service project, including scope, time, contract (if not covered by a dedicated Contract Manager) cost & quality management. Responsibility for project methodologies and standards including scheduling and control, to fulfill a customer order or need according to financial/commercial parameters and ensuring customer satisfaction. Participates in discussions about the future of the business requiring frequent and thorough interaction with other functions. Develops the year plan for of the larger unit. Presents product/program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leads (EB and SEB) across GE. Important business unit clients. Complex processes requiring involvement of many stakeholders both at the client side and internally.

In addition, the Senior Services Staff Manager:

  • Drives strategy across shop MCRB, platform MCRB, CSA BB, CTP, Powerplant Engineering, LCE & repair engineering
  • Sits on plant leader staff & reports into Cost Y
  • Owns $ / SV for site
  • Structures KPI’s and targets at shop
  • Leads pipeline generation and variance to targets
  • Ensures adequate resourcing to achieve targets
  • Coordinates with Lean Leader to report savings
  • KPI measurement & reporting
  • WIP cost escalation and action … standardization
  • Manage pre-induction workscope triage
  • Implementing picking rules measurement
  • Cost trending, leading indicator identification and follow up

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college. Proven years of experience in Services - Project Management or equivalent knowledge & experience.

      Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

      Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Strong oral and written communication skills.
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
      • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.
      • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
      • Established project management skills.

    • Locations: United Kingdom; Prestwick

      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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