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Lead Production Supervisor

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:28:58 PM
  • 2908888
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha


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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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 Lead Production Supervisor is responsible for defined work or projects that will contribute to the success of the GE Waukesha facility. In this role you support Waukesha assembly and focus on hourly supervision, driving safety, quality, delivery and productivity measures that drive toward the goal of making GE Waukesha best-in-class.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Lead Production Supervisor, you will:

  • Drive employee engagement, accountability, and continuous improvement within the final assembly area
  • Participate in Lean initiatives, and deliver process improvements in conjunction with engineering
  • Manage multiple projects and general productions by providing scheduling, resource management, budget control and EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) compliance
  • Bring new ideas and positive support to the current processes and projects that pertain to the final assembly area
  • Implement productivity actions in order to improve the process and respect objectives
  • Participate in EHS related actions, to improve safety in own area
  • Lead and effectively interface with manufacturing, sales, marketing, and other support teams to complete projects to meet EHS, production, quality, cost savings, and new product development goals within schedule and budget
  • Interface with vendors and internal contacts in an effective manner to ensure that the technical and EHS perspective is properly conveyed
  • Assure that all production employee scheduling and resource allocation is optimized



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited university or college OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 7 years of experience in a combustion engine manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a leadership or supervisory position


Desired Characteristics:
  • Prior manufacturing supervision
  • Ability to manage priorities and achieve results in a complex environment
  • Strong cross-functional project management skills
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge
  • Insatiable appetite to learn and adapt to win and succeed
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Exposure to or experience in a union environment
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality certification

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Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha

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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