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Global Continuous Improvement & Quality Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/26/2017 9:59:41 AM
  • 2748589
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States, United Kingdom; Virginia; Norfolk


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.



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:
The Global Continuous Improvement & Quality Leader is a key Senior Leadership role responsible for the provision and COE support of Continuous Improvement, Quality and Lean Programs for the ES Fulfillment organization, reporting directly to the Global Fulfillment Leader

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Global Continuous Improvement & Quality Leader, you will:

  • Lead a safe and compliant workforce to deliver an industry defining service organization
  • Partner with Customers, Commercial, CF+E, Product Management and HQ and Regional Fulfillment teams to drive growth
  • Drive Quality and Lean excellence by benchmarking across industry leaders, competitors and parallel industries
  • Partner to drive Quality Audit results and Business Process excellence
  • Partner to build a culture of Continuous improvement, and systematic projects to drive such
  • Partner to deliver Lean and Continuous improvement driven Cost out programs in conjunction with the Regional fulfillment Leaders
  • Build a quality network throughout all the business functions to drive activity and compliance on quality initiatives
  • Control and drives QMS documents to drive consistency of operation across our regional teams
  • Drive processes and reporting for all breakage and escaping defect events. Drives reporting via COQ and COF
  • Lead RCA and Lessons learned processes across the business
  • Drive to, OP and planning needs around Quality and Lean
  • Drive Lean culture adoption, training and mentorship to dive meaningful waste reduction and reductions in cycle time
  • Manage training needs within the quality network to ensure effective skill set balance, geographic support, and employee development
  • Partner with Global BPO/ Digital leader to deliver a best in class suite of service IT tools
  • Request, Review and Compile data from Customer surveys to drive continuous improvement and best practice sharing


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or related technical discipline with Considerable experience in water treatment field
  • Considerable experience in water treatment field or in Quality field with a strong technical element
  • Some experience in of supervision / leadership experience
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as needed 25% of time, as required
  • 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 is 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 visit the UK Border Agency website


Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to communicate at executive level with concise verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer proficient with ability to learn other software applications
  • Experience in GE Global Field Services Leadership or GE Supply Chain Leadership
  • Experience with GE water treatment equipment
  • Individual must promote teamwork environment and be a positive force on the team
  • Experience managing a dispersed workforce
  • Customer focus, clear thinker, and detail-oriented
  • Able to prioritize, organize work, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated resilience and tenacity attributes
  • Able to multitask, provide direction and address issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and influencing skills
  • IT skills with MS Office, SAP and ability to learn other software applications
  • Ability to work in and lead cross-functional teams in a matrix environment for success – Strong Influencing skills and ability to communicate vision
  • Demonstrated Program / Project management skills
  • Experience and knowledge of water treatment systems and equipment. UF, RO, EDR, EDI, pumps, motors, FDA, filtration, and chemical feed systems
  • PLEASE NOTE: The preferred location is Norfolk, VA however, other U.S locations may be considered.

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Locations: United States, United Kingdom; Virginia; Norfolk

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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