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General Electric Senior Industrial Engineering Leader in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Senior Industrial Engineering Leader is part of the Supply Chain Lean Operations Group. This role will engage with our lean and industrial engineering users across part families, shop operations, and supporting cross-functional teams that satisfy the needs for activities including capacity utilization, labor and machine utilization improvement, layout standardization, plant loading studies.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop advanced competency in wide range of Industrial Engineering Methods and Lean tools , and coaches associates in the use and implementation of Lean principles.

  • Partner, develop and execute standard Capacity Utilization process in partnership with the local Operations, Lean and Industrial Engineering Leaders.

  • Improves workflow by studying process flow charts, recommending modifications in workflow and workstations, and developing new procedures.

  • Improves labor and machine utilization by studying work methods, layout, and equipment modifications, designing new methods, and recommending job restructuring.

  • Share and communicate advanced industrial engineering process flows and work streams to be used by the operations as Best Practice Standards across the Supply Chain.

  • Use Lean Process Improvement methodologies, expertise, and judgment to creatively address complicated and/or interdependent processes, develop execution plans and communicate benefits/risk

  • Lead functional teams or projects with minimal resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity. Communicates difficult concepts and may influence others' options on topics. May guide others to consider a different point of view.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 5 years of facilitating lean transformations or Supply Chain operations experience

  • Willing to travel up to 60% of the time.

Desired Characteristics and Experience

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience facilitating lean transformations or Supply Chain operations.

  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering.

  • Models the GE Behaviors (Humility, Transparency, Focus): this is mission-critical for all GE leaders as an enabler for continuous improvement.

  • Results orientation – must deliver sustainable results.

  • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a senior leader perspective and leverage lean to drive improvement.

  • Able to influence others – must be able to inform, convince, and persuade other using lean to drive sustainable results. Highly credible.

  • Collaborative, team orientation – knows when to lead and when to follow.

  • Customer focused and demonstrated sense of urgency.

  • Impactful communicator from the shop floor to the Boardroom.

  • Knowledge of and experience applying lean in transactional and shop floor situations (standardized work, material & information flows, level production and pull systems).

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Competitive benefits package includes :

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Bonus Plan Eligible

  • And more!

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.

Additional Information

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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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