Location(s): United States ; North Carolina; Asheville
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Role Summary: The Cutter Grind Team Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating and executing on business goals, programs, and processes for a business segment. In this role, you will develop the expertise to lead a team and collaborate with quality and process engineers to solve problems and execute on business objectives.
In addition you will :
Collaborate with team(s) to set goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production, and compliance and coach teams to be accountable / take ownership of these goals
Coordinate with team(s) on process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence within and outside of the team(s)
Motivate team(s) to achieve goals in asset utilization, process and manufacturing loss improvement, delivered quality, delivery, and cost reduction
Work closely with team to understand business and financial metrics to enhance individual and team skills
Encourage an environment of continuous improvement for all assigned products and processes
Work with team to fulfill headcount plans by collaborating during the careful selection process
Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time
Provide technical, quality, and production leadership to assigned team(s)
Encourage team to achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service
Effectively communicate key issues to the team
Support overall organization in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment, and other resources
Maintain positive employee relations by working with employees to resolve employee relations issues and concerns, while involving HR when needed
Ensure fair and consistent application of company and departmental policies and practices
Advocate Lean Six Sigma rigors within the team(s)
Work together with team(s) on production scheduling and development / flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
Assess employee training and development needs, the maturity of the team, and adjust leadership style to enhance team performance
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a technical manufacturing environment)
Minimum of 3 years of Manufacturing experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
Strong analytical skills
Prior supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing team based environment is preferred
Experience with tool & die making & related equipment
Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting blueprints, plans, and specifications
Experience implementing cutter grind technology, processes, quality control plans
Experience leading tooling performance / cost optimization projects
Experience implementing automation & error-proofing in manufacturing operations
Experience with supplier development & negotiations
Strong organizational skills
Corporate Training Program graduate (manufacturing / operations / engineering) is preferred (GE employees only)
Lean and Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality training
Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
Ability to anticipate customer needs and ensure that they are met
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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Locations: United States ; North Carolina; Asheville
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