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Continuous Improvement Leader

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:05:14 PM
  • 2818608
  • Job Function: Quality
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Houston


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Role Summary:
Drive Continuous Improvement practices across all functions of GE Oil & Gas Pressure Control, with the objective of identification and elimination of the causes of systemic issues across the business. This includes process rigor and effectiveness of Root Cause Analyses, Corrective and Preventive Actions.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Continuous Improvement Leader, you will:

  • Build a Continuous Improvement program across all organizations and functions of Pressure Control, incorporating the concepts of Root Cause Analysis, Corrective and Preventive Action
  • Develop Continuous Improvement toolkit and operating fundamentals
  • Work closely with Quality and cross-functional teams to identify adverse trends to Quality and systemic issues, to ensure true root causes are identified to determine area of culpability
  • Develop actions to focus programs on these areas to drive measurable improvement
  • Enhance customer complaint reporting, analysis of trends, operating mechanisms to reduce aging and ensure RCA and closure effectiveness
  • Interface with IM, Training resources and other organizations to maximize the use of technology
  • Work closely with the Drilling & Surface Quality Team to incorporate Continuous Improvement fundamentals into all training programs
  • Coordinate with Finance for COQ reporting and analysis – identify areas of opportunity to drive reductions and coordinate with functions
  • Work closely with Traditional Quality teams to ensure an appropriate level of guidance is provided in procedures and work instructions to institutionalize Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • Advance program through necessary evolution to drive a true Continuous Improvement culture and engrain associated behaviors in the organization
  • Drive Best Practices across the organization by leveraging the Quality Management System

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in an Engineering or related Engineering field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in creating and leading a Continuous Improvement program

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement fundamentals
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Strategic and Clear Thinking to translate discrete and complex ideas to business driven results
  • BB Certified (GE Employees Only)
  • RCA leader Qualified
  • Strong business acumen coupled with technical knowledge (field and factory)
  • Proven ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Strong verbal and written Communication Skills and Influencing Skills
  • Team Builder and Leader
  • Must be a change agent by nature
  • Cross-functional experience
  • Self-motivated with a high level of proficiency in the GE Toolkit
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. 
    Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Oil & Gas! 

    Locations: United States ; Texas; Houston

    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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