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Lynn Assembly & Test Production Quality Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 7:56:02 AM
  • 2745900
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; Massachusetts; Lynn

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Role Summary:
The Lynn Assembly and Test site Quality Leader will be responsible for the product quality review associated with the manufacturing process. This role requires seasoned and deep understanding of quality and manufacturing concepts, Quality management systems and associated tools, approaches and methodologies. The successful candidate will lead a team to deliver on the business priorities.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :

  • Engage key suppliers in support of various aerospace and defense related programs.
  • Serve as the site's focal point for Quality with customers, headquarters, and auditors
  • Conduct recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of the Quality team
  • focus on delivery, productivity, customer satisfaction, quality and safety
  • Manage all operational aspects related to production ramp Suppliers’ performance, quality and delivery
  • Responsible for Quality organization of supplier
  • Supplier Quality Management, Process Control, Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Implementation.
  • Lead Productivity Improvement initiatives
  • Execute strategies related to quality assurance and quality control of products, services, and manufacturing processes
  • develope performance targets along with maintaining program metrics
  • Utilize Lean and Six Sigma tools to monitor and drive all process improvement activities
  • Drive preventive and corrective actions to assure product compliance to specifications
  • Ensure that products and services perform according to quality standards and that manufacturing processes are capable and qualified
  • Work on complex technological solutions
  • Solve issues and develop new solutions through usage of methods and approaches with some precedence
  • Have authority in the network of experts and in project teams
  • Present product / program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leaders (EB and SEB) across GE
  • Input and influence decisions within own discipline and area
  • Communicate recommendations and solutions across direct organization and with cross-functional partner organizations
  • Be involved in complex decision making sometimes with external parties


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing and / or Shop Operations


  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time
  • 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:

  • Working understanding of Lean / Six Sigma tools
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Quality Assurance/Continuous Improvement
  • Understanding of FAA Commercial and DCMA Military regulations
  • 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
  • Ability to lead and influence peers

    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.

    Lynn is the home of the first U.S. jet engine thanks in part to relationships with material science researchers at nearby MIT. This continued relationship allows us to focus on product improvement. GE Aviation still a major employer in Lynn, assembling small commercial, military and marine engines in this Boston suburb. As a result, over 4,200 GE employees now call this historic area "home." Take the MBTA commuter rail into the nearby city of Boston. Several parks including the largest municipal park in New England, as well as the Lynn Beach offer resident relaxation. Learn more about our New England community!

    To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

    Locations: United States ; Massachusetts; Lynn

    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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