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Manufacturing Manager - Production Quality

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/16/2017 4:19:35 PM
  • 2916202
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Mebane


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



Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.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 Quality Leader will be responsible for providing on time support to our internal or external customers on Quality Improvement opportunities that we have in our processes and our products. In this position, you will monitor our manufacturing processes (internal and external defects), Quality Data Systems, first pass yield, warranty, scrap and continuous improvement opportunities in order to implement the best practices in our operation daily.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Quality Leader, you will:

  • Support production and customers on quality and testing opportunities
  • Write quality / testing plan and inspection instructions based on International Organization for Standardization ( ISO ) / Underwriters Laboratories ( UL ) requirements
  • Develop Visual Work Instructions, analyze Quality opportunities including root cause analysis, corrective actions and improvement effectiveness tracking
  • Troubleshoot / problem solve activities as needed
  • Report and improve first pass yield, scrap and warranty costs
  • Drive reduction of internal and external defects
  • Train inspectors and testers to improve their skills
  • Coordinate / implement error proof processes
  • Maintain PQMT, Quality Management System (QMS) & other Quality data collection systems
  • Validate processes
  • Coordinate the creation of Failure Mode Effects Analysis ( FMEA’s )
  • Coordinate Quality documentation & procedures
  • Document & take ownership of , Carriage and Release Equipment ( CAR’s ), Root Cause Analysis ( RCA’s ) & 8D responses


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing)
  • Minimum of 1 additional year of experience in Production Quality


Desired Characteristics:
  • 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
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability
  • Knowledge of Lean / Six Sigma tools or equivalent quality tools and evidence of their application to solve complex problems in a manufacturing environment
  • Motivated self-starter with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule coincidental with manufacturing functions and global suppliers
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all business functions including Manufacturing and Sourcing
  • Highly motivated individual with the ability to work effectively within a team environment while managing priorities and multiple tasks


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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Mebane

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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