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Materials Supervisor

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-13530

Description

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Materials Supervisor

The Challenge

Develop, Manage and Coach the material flow team on 3rd Shift including Team Leader and Hourly Team members to ensure continuous improvement in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.

What you will Do

  • Provide support and guidance to the 3rd shift materials hourly team members as they support the production teams. Manage cross-functional activities with the manufacturing and quality teams to improve ergonomics, scrap reduction and downtime reduction. Utilize lean methodologies to reduce waste and improve overall business KPI’s.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate the operational goals and priorities of the business to the team. Utilize the A3 format to articulate the problem and track progress.
  • Develop a problem solving culture within the team. Use the team to identify the root cause of the issue. Prioritize problems and escalate issues that the team cannot resolve.
  • Live, promote and teach the GE Production System philosophy and deliver continuous improvement. Coach and develop team leaders to ensure standard work and escalation processes are followed.
  • Coach and empower the hourly team, develop team leaders’ skills, improve communication across all areas of the factory, and teamwork to achieve plant goals.
  • Promote Safety Culture and ensure team’s compliance with safety rules and procedures, such as: PPE compliance, accident investigation within 24 hours, Safety Contacts and safe start participation. Head Accident investigations to obtain root cause and deliver required changes.
  • Steer projects for continuous improvement in EHS to reduce OSHA recordable events, lost time incidents, employee engagement and improve BTL safety scorecard.
  • Manage team to improve and maintain quality so that it minimizes the Costs of Quality.
  • Steer VCP (variable cost productivity) for team by reducing variable costs (Labor, Scrap, and Overtime) to maximize Hours per Unit.
  • Must be able to utilize Oracle and Proficy to identify and correct part and scheduling issues.

What you need to Succeed

Prior relevant military service will be considered in relation to required/desired qualifications.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with technical degree preferred (or equivalent experience.)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing/operations environment, supplier management and project implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and manage collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment with both salaried and union hourly personnel to meet the needs of the operators, the program and the business.
  • Organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.
  • High level of initiative, energy and motivation to develop and grow in a team environment.
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience.
  • Trusted leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to facilitate team projects.
  • Strong problem-solving and follow-through ability.

Preferred:

  • BS Engineering (IE, ME or EE) or equivalent.
  • Six Sigma certification with sound knowledge of LEAN, DMAIC, workout and other change mechanisms.
  • Demonstrated leadership responsibility in a union manufacturing environment.
  • Lean Manufacturing implementation experience.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments showing Results - guided methodology, systematic methods, schedule achievement, and team work.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment with salaried and hourly team members to meet the needs of the customer.
  • Excellent presentation skills and solid verbal/written communication skills.

GE Appliances will not offer sponsorship assistance for this position.

GE Appliances 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 Appliances 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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