Business Segment: Energy Connections Automation & Controls
Location(s): United States ; Virginia; Charlottesville
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 Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com
About GE’s Automation & Controls: GE is a leading provider of automation and controls technology and services for power generation, distribution and adjacent applications across industry. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their machines, data, insights and people. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. To learn more, please visit: www.geautomation.com. 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 Lead Materials Planning & Execution Specialist will be responsible for performing planning and management of global inventory. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of complex and highly technical concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of technical concepts in technologies that intersect with own technical space.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Lead Materials Planning & Execution Specialist, you will:
Manage master planning as well as material processes and systems
Optimize inventory and process improvements
Lead management of and drive reductions for slow moving inventory in the business
Lead analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods
Communicate across direct organization
Connect the dots across technologies and develop cross-technology solutions; works on cross-functional projects/teams to deliver technology solutions for the business
Build, automate, and manage KPI reports
Assist in ERP implementations
Communicate across the function in area of expertise
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Materials Planning and Execution
SAP experience preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
Proven analytical and organizational ability
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Locations: United States ; Virginia; Charlottesville
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