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Global Quality Leader (f/m)

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:12:09 AM
  • 2672804
  • Job Function: Business Management
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Germany ; Hürth (Cologne area) or Wunstorf (Hannover area)

About Us:
GE Oil & Gas is a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from drilling and production, LNG, pipelines and storage to industrial power generation, refining and petrochemicals. GE Oil & Gas also provides pipeline integrity solutions, including inspection and data management, and designs and manufactures wire-line and drilling measurement solutions for the oilfield services segment. Oil & Gas is present in Germany with development, production and sales units at various locations.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:
The Inspection Technology (IT) Quality Leader demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and GE company objectives. In this role you will develop and integrate processes with the Quality Management System (QMS) that meet business needs across the organization to solve then prevent quality issues. You will also partner with senior leadership to support long-term planning, and overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assure quality by design in Product, Software and Service Processes
  • Resolve top Customer Issues
  • Lead NPS initiatives to increase promoters and move from transactional to contractual relationships
  • Resolve top Product and Service defects thereby reducing CoQ
  • Assure that all activities comply with all applicable government regulations and contract requirements, Audit conformance to quality plans, QMS systems, and requirements; facilitate resolution of all findings
  • Analyze product and project losses, process deficiencies and voice of customer via KPIs (NPS, CoQ, CM, NCR, CIR, Audits etc.) to prioritize and drive continuous improvement projects supporting business objectives
  • Establish the culture to STOP THE LINE and escalate all perceived quality issues for formal resolution
  • Further establish an open communication culture whereby employees exchange ideas and then lead quality innovation through lean six sigma and fastworks methodologies Be responsible for meeting customer/business needs as well as developing direct reports

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Relevant years of experience in a quality management or supply chain management role or equivalent
  • Relevant years of experience in quality system planning and quality improvement methods
  • Fluent English language skills; additional language skills, e.g. German nice to have

Desired Characteristics:
  • MBA from an accredited college or university
  • Additional leadership experience in the areas of Operations, Manufacturing, or Quality is preferred
  • Demonstrated Commercial, Technical and/or Services leadership leading problem solving teams
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification is preferred (GE employees only)
  • Executive level presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in all customer service areas
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: Germany ; Hürth (Cologne area) or Wunstorf (Hannover area)

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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