Company: GE Appliances
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Description The GEA WayAt 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 together,we always look
for a better way, andwe create possibilities.Interested in joining
us on our journey?Provide leadership of the Material Flow teams;
including conveyance teams, supermarkets, receiving and shipping
teams. Plan and coordinate material flow to fully support day to
day operations. Design systems and tugger routes that support
ergonomics, quality, delivery and cost initiatives. Responsible for
leadership of the materials function to ensure no disruption to
plant operations. The position will also lead the daily material
flow efforts and drive continuous improvement in material
flow.PositionDirector, MaterialsLocationUSA, LaFayette, GAHow
You'll Create PossibilitiesApply Lean Six Sigma tools to drive
Roper Corporation's continuous process improvement efforts. Mentor
direct reports in using Lean Six Sigma techniques in solving
material flow-related problems, e.g. yamazumi diagram, time
observation, PDCA, signaling systems, and on, and escalation
activities. Develop and lead efforts to improve and maintain
accurate receiving processes and perpetual inventory records.
Manage receiving and outbound transportation activities to include
load plans. Work closely with operations to provide adequate
storage space for all purchased parts. Also develop, maintain, and
optimize a "Plan for Every Part" in a lean JIT environment.
Maximize the application of returnable containers to the fullest
practical extent.Develop supplier relationships to proactively
reduce cycle time, effectively respond to electronic scheduling and
support container design activities.What You'll Bring to Our
- BS/BA degree required, ideally in engineering, supply chain
management or business.
- Leadership experience and/or technical acumen within supply
chain (i.e.: manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, materials,
quality, procurement, fulfillment or related functional
- 5 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing
environment, supplier management and project implementation.
- Six Sigma certification preferred, with strong knowledge of
Lean, DMAIC, workout and other change mechanisms.
- Demonstrated accomplishments showing results-driven
methodology, analytical methods, schedule achievement, team
- Lean Manufacturing implementation experience.
- Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and
leadership influencing skills.Position Requirement
- Demonstrated experience working with individuals at all levels
of the organization to achieve operational results and positive
- High level of initiative, energy and motivation to develop &
grow in a team environment
- Organizational skills, initiative, and ability to handle
multiple priorities and tasks.
- Strong technical competency & experience.
- Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Strong problem-solving & follow-through ability.
- Ability to facilitate team projects.
- Position supports 24/7 manufacturing facilities. Occasional off
shift, on call and weekend work may be required.Working Conditions:
- Working conditions are normal for both an office and
- Work may involve lifting of materials and product up to 25
- Working in the manufacturing environment requires the use of
safety equipment to include but not limited to: safety glasses,
hearing protection, gloves, work shoes/boots.Our CultureAt 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 communitiesGE 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.If you are an
individual with a disability and need assistance or an
accommodation to use our website or to apply, please send an e-mail
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