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Senior Production Quality Manager

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:39:38 PM
  • 2781036
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Vermont; Rutland


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Role Summary:
The Site Quality Leader is responsible for the overall product quality review associated with the manufacturing process for the Rutland operation. The successful candidate will drive the site’s tactical and strategic Quality Improvement Plan, and all the Quality related activities and initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Serve as the site's focal point for Quality with customers, headquarters, regulators and auditors
  • Conduct recruitment, selection, development, and promotion of the Quality team
  • Execute strategies related to quality assurance and quality control of products, services, and manufacturing processes
  • Works cooperatively with the operations team to identify systemic quality issues within the plant and develop robust root cause corrective actions
  • Establish and execute strategic roadmap for process capability and inspection technology
  • 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
  • Drive the GE Aviation Production System elements (QIP and LPR) as needed
  • Partner with the shop leadership to assess the operations needs and develop new solutions based upon precedents in the organizations
  • Work on cross functional teams to cater to the Quality priorities
  • Develop and deliver solutions that enable the team to successfully execute quality initiatives set in the GE Aviation Production System
  • Conduct measurement system analysis
  • Coordinate technical aspects and lead requisitions
  • Build solid relationships with key customers and suppliers, and ensure customer requirements are evaluated, documented and flowed down properly, and products are validated
  • Implement the timely execution of quality simplification and improvement concepts to meet evolving needs
  • Coordinate design, project, and system engineers during detailed design, start-up, and warranty administration phases of project
  • Supervise activities such as field issues and failures investigations, root cause analyses and implementation of corrective actions, lessons learned issues and consequently design standard updates

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Production Quality or related Manufacturing field

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college
  • Ability to lead and influence peers
  • 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

    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.


    GE Aviation Rutland Operations is a parts producer for over 100 Commercial Airlines as well as US & Foreign Military. We are a highly motivated, committed team of 1500 employees at three sites responsible for producing blades and vanes through vertically integrated manufacturing. Utilizing Six Sigma Tools and Lean manufacturing are two of the ways we add value to our customers with excellent quality. We have been located in scenic South Central Vermont for over 50 years. There is always something going on in Rutland, from craft fairs to fall festivals and winter activities such as skiing & snow shoeing. New England and outdoor living abound! Come see why we love Rutland!



    GE Aviation Rutland Operations is a parts producer for over 100 Commercial Airlines as well as US & Foreign Military. We are a highly motivated, committed team of 1500 employees at three sites responsible for producing blades and vanes through vertically integrated manufacturing. Utilizing Six Sigma Tools and Lean manufacturing are two of the ways we add value to our customers with excellent quality. We have been located in scenic South Central Vermont for over 50 years. There is always something going on in Rutland, from craft fairs to fall festivals and winter activities such as skiing & snow shoeing. New England and outdoor living abound! Come see why we love Rutland!



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    Locations: United States; Vermont; Rutland

    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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