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General Electric Sr Manufacturing Leader - Hot Gas Path COE in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Senior Manufacturing Leader for the Hot Gas Path COE will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. The Senior Manufacturing Leader will directly manage approximately $500 Million in Cost of Goods Sold, approximately 40 salaried team members and 250 hourly team members.

Job Description

In this role, the Manufacturing Leader for the Hot Gas Path COE:

  • Develop COE strategic vision, communicate to team members / stakeholders, and engage teams to optimize performance

  • Provide leadership across the COE to meet customer requirements for safety, quality, cost, and delivery

  • Partner cross-functionally to align priorities and drive greatest customer outcomes while maximizing business results.

  • Analyze production labor requirements, implementing appropriate capacity decisions within COE budget

  • Drive key initiatives including EHS, Six Sigma, shop productivity, lean, and inventory cycle reductions

  • Work with customers, functional leaders, and internal staff to meet organizational requirements

  • Provide leadership development and performance feedback to COE

  • Work cross-functionally to resolve technical challenges, implement large impactful simplification efforts, and drive product cost

  • Direct process / product improvement programs and provide process method excellence throughout the organization

  • Develop team members by providing growth opportunities, mentoring, and appropriate coaching

  • Provide ongoing feedback to team members, build trusting relationships and be a motivator for positive change and growth

  • Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees

  • Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time

  • Lead Lean Action Workout Teams to drive a culture of continuous improvement


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering / Technical Discipline OR a Bachelor's Degree with equivalent manufacturing experience

  • A minimum 5 years of manufacturing leadership experience

  • A minimum 10 years of manufacturing or supply chain related experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional environment and effectively interface with all levels of the organization and customers

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify critical issues

  • Strong propensity for excelling in a demanding environment

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

  • Able to adapt to ever changing priorities

  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills

  • Resourceful, proactive, assertive, detail oriented, energetic, with flexible attitude

  • Ability to support multiple projects and balance conflicting needs

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • LAWO Experience

  • Six Sigma training is preferred

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