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Lead Manufacturing Specialist-Material Plan & Execution

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:15:52 PM
  • 2913067
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Solutions
Location(s): United States; Texas; Houston


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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

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Role Summary:
The Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution role responsible for performing capacity planning and organizing the shop floor manufacturing schedule by analyzing multiple customer requirements and implementing production schedules to support delivery dates, meet customer requirements and maintain appropriate inventory levels.

Essential Responsibilities:
Schedule and coordinate the flow of materials (from suppliers and within departments) per production schedules and committed to keeping the system updated and working with others to ensure all the updates which can affect the schedule are present so any potential issues can be avoided whenever possible. Plan and schedule material/production needs. Position requires understanding of concepts, methods and procedures of the various manufacturing environments: ETO, CTO, MTO, MTS, and Buy items. Manage and identify when and how to outsource subassemblies are required and schedule OSP activities as well.

In the role of Lead Manufacturing Specialist - Material Plan & Execution , you will:

  • Analyze customer requirements to determine the sequence in which to execute each project to maximize our capacity and resources
  • Establish a Master Schedule and Slot Plan to meet customer requirements without exceeding current capacity levels
  • Work cross functionally to determine the critical path for projects to effectively execute the project requirements
  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems updates, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs
  • Utilize ERP system to track financial, resource allocation, scheduling, and progress of the shop jobs to provide a common point of reference for all functions to access
  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs through Oracle Scheduling
  • Optimize inventory and process improvements by making decision to release, confirm, cancel, or defer work based upon current inventory demand, capacity and material availability to reduce excess inventory and increase inventory turns
  • Execute routine analyses using vested methods and technologies and/or contributes to ERP process developments to streamline system usage in teams under supervision
  • Effectively works cross functionally with Project Management, Engineering, Sourcing, and Operations to align all operational requirements to develop a robust schedule
  • Develop and maintain scorecards to accurately measure KPI’s and identify risks and opportunities throughout the shop floor
  • Monitor sales forecast to provide direction to the Supply Chain and Operation managers regarding capacity and resource planning
  • Drive and own weekly Demand Planning sessions for cross-functional teams to provide accurate visibility of project progress and completion dates

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (OR High school diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution and minimum 7 years of experience in Scheduling, Planning, or Manufacturing)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Scheduling, Planning, or Manufacturing

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong knowledge in Master Scheduling, MRP, Constraint Based Scheduling, Lean Manufacturing, and Capacity Planning
  • Strong working knowledge in Oracle R12, Oracle ASCP for scheduling and materials planning
  • Primavera skills for scheduling of engineering and project management activities
  • Strong analytical, reporting, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge in Lean Six Sigma principles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, team building and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally
  • Strong Computer Skills: MS Excel, MS Project, MS PPT, MS Outlook

    Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

    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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