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Logistics and Distribution Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/3/2017 1:06:29 PM
  • 2989942
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Lynn


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.

Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation!
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:
Primary focus is leading the day to day operations for one of GE Aviation’s strategic distribution centers focused on meeting or exceeding customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Manage an overall production facility with a focus on defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety
  • Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards
  • Manage a team of salaried employees to include growth and coaching
  • Develop a strategic plan for the site to continually raise the bar in technology, automation and productivity
  • Collaborate across the Global Distribution Network to uncover and capitalize on best practices

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years plant management distribution, logistics experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience leading an hourly workforce (union or non-union)

    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:

  • Minimum of 5 years plant management distribution, logistics experience with demonstrated success
  • Six Sigma/ Lean experience a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational integration and influencing skills
  • Proven track record for meeting customer / business needs
  • Executive level presentation skills
  • Clear thinking and solid prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects/ projects

    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!



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    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.

     GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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