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Role Summary: In this role, you will be responsible for leading all fulfillment and production planning & control responsibilities to support the site. As part of the senior operational leadership team you will create, lead and present product/program strategies to executive leaders. You will be working collaboratively with Senior Operations Leaders and Program Managers to optimize production flow and product quality to meet customer demands.
Essential Responsibilities: Continuation of Role Summary/Purpose:
You will also lead and coach a team of senior planning & fulfillment specialists, in many cases these specialists are distributed within a team based value stream. The role will be instrumental in increasing inventory stock turns, lead time reduction and optimizing efficient use of all resources including manpower & material planning. You will also be responsible for providing an effective interface for the newly outsourced stores and logistics function with our 3PL provider.
Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs.
Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs.
Working closely with Senior Operations Leaders optimize the flow and constraint management process improvements, minimize WIP & inventory and maximise stock turns.
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 (EB and SEB) 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.
Liaise closely with On-site customer representatives and the internal GE program management team to ensure customer schedules are managed and prioritized within the overall site schedule.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
Proven years of experience in Materials Planning and Execution.
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Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance
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