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Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution

  • GE Transportation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/23/2018 5:51:49 PM
  • 3048139
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Transportation Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Erie


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We
are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

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.

Role Summary:
Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules. Plan and schedule material/production needs. Perform the daily operations of plants to ensure reliability and consistency on the production line. Positions requiring understanding of a concepts, methods and procedures (technical Bachelor’s Degree).

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs.
  • Oversight and management of front-line manufacturing employees.
  • Typically managing hourly employee populations.
  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs.
  • Optimize inventory and process improvements.
  • Executes routine analyses using vested methods and technologies and/or contributes to technological developments in teams under supervision.
  • Works together with people from the business unit.
  • Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards collecting or giving technical information.
  • Works within a team setting and / or under guidance.
  • Alternatively: executing routine but complex analysis.
  • Help lead work insourcing projects and other project related duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing).


Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Ability to work independently. Strong problem solving skills. Knowledge of Excel, Access, and PowerPoint a plus.

Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Erie

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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