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Senior Lean Leader

  • GE Aviation - 500 jobs
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Evendale, Ohio, United States

Job Description Summary The Senior Lean Leader for the Assembly and Test Value Stream will ensure Lean transformation is a key aspect of long-term planning and overall business strategy. The Lean Leader will demonstrate a seasoned and deep understanding of Lean, Six Sigma, and process improvement concepts, approaches, and methodology, and will help implement solutions and connect them to business outcomes.

Job Description
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be a champion of Continuous Improvement and guide the Value Stream Lean Leaders in all aspects of operational and business process improvement
  • Act as a trusted advisor to Plant Leaders within the Value Stream on Lean
  • Support Continuous Improvement aspects of the Growth Playbook and policy deployment and ensure that specific goals and priorities are achieved throughout the Value Stream
  • Present product / program strategies, Lean roadmaps, risks, and recommendations to senior leaders across the Value Stream
  • Train the Value Stream in the concepts, tools, and application of process improvement, Lean Six Sigma, value stream mapping, one-piece flow, Action Workouts, Kaizen, 5s, Hoshin Kanri, and other Lean tools
  • Ensure Lean Academies are conducted in each the Value Stream
  • Identify training deficiencies and work with Plant Lean Leaders to help develop a plan to stand up a strengthened Lean organization across the business
  • Prepare for, participate in, and follow up on action items from OMRs
  • Share best practices from the central LEAN team with the Value Streams to ensure standardization of Continuous Improvement processes (and vice versa)
  • Drive Lean activities at a global or local level including methods, tools, roadmap systems, collaboration, and deployment
  • Manage industrial improvement projects including process improvement, green field, and localization of manufacturing activities e.g., Lean Academy action workouts


Minimum Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's Degree accredited college or university + Minimum of 5 years in driving manufacturing process improvement experience
  • OR a high school diploma / GED with at least 10 years of experience in driving manufacturing process improvement experience)


Desired Characteristics and Experience:
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment related to Automotive, Industrial, or Aerospace sectors
  • Additional leadership experience in the areas of operations, manufacturing, or quality
  • Big picture thinker that can thrive in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in all customer service areas
  • Experience in a digital site environment
  • Experience leading a Lean or Lean Six Sigma transformation
  • Six Sigma Black Belt, Master Black Belt certification
  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker


Competitive benefits package includes :
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment
  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Bonus Plan Eligible
  • And more!


This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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Posted 2 Aug 2022

Closes 1 Sep 2022

Ref: R3655999

This job was posted to: Project manager

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