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CMC LEAP Team Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:23:56 PM
  • 2856622
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Asheville

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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.

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Role Summary:
The CMC LEAP Team Leader will be responsible for building a high performing self-directed work team and collaborating across the network to meet customer expectations. The chosen applicant will provide leadership fostering a culture of continuous improvement and teaming to meet all safety, quality, delivery, cost, and performance goals for the products.

Essential Responsibilities:

The chosen applicant will :

  • Collaborate with team(s) to set goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production, engine performance, and compliance and coach teams to be accountable / take ownership of these goals
  • Coordinate with team(s) on process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence within and outside of the team(s)
  • Motivate team(s) to achieve goals in asset utilization, process and manufacturing loss improvement, delivered quality, delivery, and cost reduction
  • Work closely with team(s) to understand business and financial metrics to enhance individual and team skills
  • Encourage an environment of continuous improvement for all assigned products and processes
  • Work with team(s) to fulfill headcount plans by collaborating during the careful selection process
  • Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time
  • Provide technical, quality, and production leadership to assigned team(s)
  • Encourage team to achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service
  • Effectively communicate key issues to the team
  • Support overall organization in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment, and other resources
  • Maintain positive employee relations by working with employees to resolve employee relations issues and concerns, while involving HR when needed
  • Ensure fair and consistent application of company and departmental policies and practices
  • Advocate Lean Six Sigma rigors within the team(s)
  • Work together with team(s) on production scheduling and development / flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
  • Assess employee training and development needs, the maturity of the team, and adjust leadership style to enhance team performance
  • Work collaboratively with design, materials, and other supporting organizations to industrialize manufacturing processes
  • Be accountable in senior leadership reviews


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Operations Management


  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, having previously led a team of people
  • Strong knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and proven track record of implementation
  • 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

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

    Asheville is a leading supplier of close tolerance, complex, rotating, thin wall aero-engine components from premium grade materials. Products include disks, shafts, forward outer seals, cooling plates, blade-retainers, rotating air seals and heat shields. With over 50 years experience, we have earned a reputation for the highest quality. We use cutting-edge techniques, such as abrasive flow process, shot peening, abrasive waterjet cutting and dual plane balancing to enhance efficiency and minimize costs. Come learn more about our area!

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    Locations: United States; North Carolina; Asheville

    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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