Lead Materials Planning & Execution Specialist

Job Description Summary

The Production Control Leader will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for production control across a specific focus area within the Greenville materials team. In this role, you will own fulfillment for your focus area and the related KPIs. You will utilize your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and drive improvements to tools and processes pertaining to production control.

Job Description

Responsibilities pertaining to Production Control
  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems, prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs. Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs. Optimize inventory and process improvements.
  • Lead the cross-functional teams in executing the master production schedule in a way that meets customer needs, business goals, and maximizes supply chain velocity.
  • Lead all scheduling and processes to ensure customer demands are met on time.
  • Develop and drive schedules, recovery plans, and prioritizations across your focus area to ensure customer fulfillment while maximizing business impact.
  • Develop and implement a common set of KPIs, tools and practices to drive accountability across all functions of the organization.
  • Drive a culture of rigor around planning and scheduling processes and execution across the supply chain network to achieve 100% On Time Delivery.
  • Work closely with the operations and finance teams to provide periodic fulfillment estimates to the business.
  • Mentor and empower team members in the attainment of goals with respect to schedule adherence.
  • Work collaboratively with other leaders to effectively meet Materials Team goals and objectives. Including Gas SIOP leaders, Inventory leader, Materials Managers, Operations Leaders, LCOE, etc.
  • Facilitate positive communication rhythms with key stakeholders such as Operations Leaders and Material Managers by participating in initiatives to align materials management strategies with business goals and objectives.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or high school diploma / GED and at least 5 years of experience in working in a manufacturing environment)
  • At least 3 additional years of materials, planning and scheduling, or inventory experience

Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong business and analytical ability
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing process
  • Familiarity with materials management disciplines including production and inventory control
  • Ability to manage changing/conflicting priorities and resolve appropriately
  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets, including MS Excel

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: No