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Production Supervisor

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/2/2017 8:49:58 AM
  • 2942007
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Vandalia


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.

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Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Aviation today! 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.
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 Production Supervisor will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals / programs / processes for an area or business segment. You will have the experience or expertise to solve problems and be able to develop and execute objectives for self and others. This role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Coordinate and provide technical, quality and production leadership to assigned Cells / Teams to meet quality, schedule and cost goals
  • Provide on going support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
  • Assist Product Group Leaders with overall Product Group decision making in areas of process improvement and/or production to make appropriate resource decisions (manpower, machines, methods) to facilitate the flow of hardware through the manufacturing process
  • Support process improvement initiatives to reduce cycle time, improve inventory turns and reduce manufacturing losses
  • Direct the activities of an hourly team within the cell(s) and participate in cell / team activities to meet identified goals
  • Perform administrative duties to support the business, including timecards, labor vouchers, self audits, absence reviews, and missing time corrections, etc.
  • Coordinate all first line activities (i.e. Methods, Production Control) to assure the meeting of production schedules and customer satisfaction, cost goals, and maintaining the highest standards of quality
  • Assist Product Group Leader in coaching and counseling employees regarding individual performance and development needs
  • Review production orders and implement production schedules
  • Analyze and diagnose machine and tooling problems and takes corrective measures to minimize downtime and interruption of schedules
  • Achieve highest safety levels in the plant
  • Employ Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the cell(s)
  • Mentor and motivate team in safety, quality and productivity improvements
  • Maintain positive employee relations by working with employees to resolve employee relations issues and concerns involving HR when needed
  • Work with team to fulfill headcount plans by collaborating during the careful selection process

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing role)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing leadership or support position

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited University or College is preferred
  • Prior supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Corporate Training Program graduate (manufacturing / operations / engineering) (GE employees only)
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE employees only)
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong team building skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing operations and practices
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to counsel and motivate workforce
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to bring assignments to a successful completion
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership 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.



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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Vandalia

    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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