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Senior Material Flow Analyst

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-9207


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior Material Flow Analyst

The Challenge

As the Senior Material Flow Analyst, you will develop and drive the vision of the Plant Materials Team to become a World-Class Lean Operation. This will include driving the Implementation of Lean including a plan for every part (PFEP) methodologies, Single Piece Flow (SPF), and other Lean Principles.

What you will Do

  • Lead plant material flow & supplier management plans in support of the Appliance Production System (APS).
  • Own/develop delivery plans, transportation plans, packaging plans, shop floor flow, and supermarket implementation for all parts.
  • Lead effort to meet or exceed key metrics including the Op Plan Goals for Schedule Achievement, Product Availability, Headcount & Overtime, Mix & Cycle Time, RIP Inventory, and Transportation.
  • Lead the deployment of standardized work within the materials department. Drive process stability through the execution of standardized work.
  • Interface with Shop Operations, Quality, PMQE, Sourcing, Mfg. Engr and NPI implementation teams.
  • Manage respective transportation and logistics costs to reduce inventory and drive year-over-year productivity.
  • Develop and improve the IT tools and systems used in Materials to take cost out and simplify processes as required.
  • Develop and lead, as needed, Senior Management Updates for Key Projects and Initiatives.
  • Champion kaizen events within the department.  
  • Drive a problem-solving culture within the team. Empower all team members to identify and address problems.
  • Enforce compliance with safety rules and procedures, assist with the completion of timely accident investigations and corrective actions.
  • Ensure all job changes comply with GEA EHS requirements.
  • In conjunction with the ABL’s, manage the department's safety problem and action item list, including corrective actions from near misses, accident reports & ergo assessments.

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years operations/leadership experience leading plant material flow & supplier management plans

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years operations experience - preferably materials and/or manufacturing experience (automotive industry a plus)
  • Proven leadership skills and record of accomplishments showing business impact.
  • Six Sigma certification.

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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