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Manager, Materials - 3rd Shift

LaFayette, GA, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-15008


The GEA Way

At GE Appliances, a Haier company, we come together to make “good things, for life.”  As the fastest-growing appliance company in the U.S., we’re powered by creators, thinkers and makers who believe that anything is possible and that there’s always a better way.  We believe in the power of our people and in giving them the freedom to explore, discover and build good things, together.  

The GEA Way philosophy, backed by three simple commitments defines the way we work, invent, create, do business, and serve our communities: we come togetherwe always look for a better way, and we create possibilities

Interested in joining us on our journey? 

We are looking to hire a Manager, Materials to support 3rd shift for our manufacturing site. You'll develop, lead and coach the material flow team of 20 to ensure continuous improvement in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.


Manager, Materials - 3rd Shift


USA, LaFayette, GA

How You'll Create Possibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 recordables, 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.

What You'll Bring to Our Team

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or related fields.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in leadership role working in materials management.
  • Must be able to utilize Oracle and Proficy to identify and correct part and scheduling issues.
  • 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.
  • Strong analytical, leadership, time-management, and communication skills.

Our Culture

At GE Appliances, creativity meets passion and conversations lead to exceptional outcomes and experiences.  We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that everyone brings to GE Appliances. We believe a diverse workplace, where everyone is included and people can be their true and authentic selves, fosters creativity and innovation. We know our differences are our greatest strength. The very best innovations across every function of a company come from diverse teams. Our commitment to ensuring a safe and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued allows employees to perform at their best, every day. Diversity at GE Appliances helps us achieve zero distance to our owners, innovate smartly and connect to the communities and customers we serve. We encourage and support the ideas, aspirations, and the wellbeing of everyone - our employees and our communities

GE Appliances is a trust-based organization. It is important we offer our employees the flexibility they need to do their best work while balancing the needs of the business and individuals. When you join GEA, you will have the opportunity to work with your leader to create a flexible work arrangement that balances the needs of the individual, team, and organization.

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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