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Senior Materials Manager

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 9:58:20 AM
  • 2792623
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Ireland ; Shannon

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Role Summary:
This role is based in GE Sensing EMEA, Shannon, Ireland, which is part of the GE Oil & Gas Digital Solutions business. The primary functions of this role are as follows:

  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules.
  • Plan and schedule material/production needs.
  • Seasoned and deep understanding of concepts, approaches and methodology used.
  • Deep expertise on the level of a technological field.

    Essential Responsibilities:
    Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
    • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs.
    • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs.
    • Optimize inventory and process improvements. Is considered a senior and seasoned practitioner.
    • Works on complex technological solutions.
    • Solving issues and developing new solutions require usage of methods and approaches with some precedence.
    • Has authority in the network of experts and in project teams.
    • Presents product / program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders across GE.
    • Inputs and influences decisions within own discipline and area.
    • Communicates recommendations and solutions across direct organization and with cross-functional partner organizations.
    • Involved in complex decision making sometimes with external parties.
    • Involved in the implementation of SAP.
    • Involved in coordinating transfer of work activities.

  • Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College or equivalent knowledge and experience
    • Proven years of experience in Materials Planning and Execution.
    • Prior people management experience required.

    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.
    • SAP and Oracle experience an advantage.

    Locations: Ireland ; Shannon

    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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