Location(s): United States ; Nebraska; North Platte
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Role Summary: The Lead Technical Advisor will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, have the understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities: In addition you will:
Provide technical expertise to railroad employees, management, GE employees, including; troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification
Provide training / mentorship to customer and GE employees
Coordinate and provide instruction on key programs and procedures
Provide clear communication to customer employees, customer management, and GE management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements and liaison with other departments, as necessary
Work with customer employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices, while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements
Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry / site specific work rules
Make risk assessments balancing customer requests with GE requirements
Establish production plan for labor, material, and logistics
Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical discipline from an accredited college or university (or Associate’s Degree in Technical discipline with a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience, or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Operations or Military experience)
Minimum of 3 years of Operations or Engineering experience
Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days
Willingness and ability to work in shop environment
Ability to interact, communicate, and influence change at all levels within the organization
Strong project management skills and successes in leading cross-functional teams
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