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Production Control Leader

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 3:56:11 AM
  • 2781119
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; Alabama; Huntsville


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 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 Control Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide manufacturing leadership in the developing, planning and implementing the master schedule
  • Lead activities that encompass detailed manufacturing plans and scheduling for assembly, shops, satellites, domestic, International and Revenue Share partners
  • Act on all matters pertaining to schedules, status, and inventory and translate, prepare and assign meaningful and functional productivity plans to meet established master schedules for customers
  • Assist in the calculation of detailed schedules for equipment, materials and manpower with respect to schedule needs versus resource capabilities
  • Work to control inventory levels, cycle time, machine loads, and other aspects as required to meet schedules
  • Coordinate production control specialists
  • Interface between customer and shops for prioritization of shop load to meet customer demands
  • Lead the organization by establishing shop schedules that adhere to the Department schedule, and support those schedules through the managed efforts of schedulers and coordinators
  • Develop, plan, and manage programs to meet GE purchasing commitments in Sourcing
  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operational goals
  • Coordinate all production teams’ material status, production priorities, and delivery commitments
  • Communicate to external sources, including shops and Revenue sharing partners
  • Determine measurement systems to be used, inventory levels, schedules, and appropriate system changes
  • Assist in determining manpower needs to meet facility measurement and budget goals
  • Provide training on material procedures and processes

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 5 years of experience in a production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control role)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in production planning, production control, sourcing or configuration control

    Eligibility Requirements:
    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:
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements and best practices
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities at one time
  • Ability to cope with multiple complex situations daily
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of shop operations, facilitations, production control, manufacturing or materials functions
  • Familiar with production control systems and routines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    (AVI - Composites Value Stream)

    Locations: United States ; Alabama; Huntsville

    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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