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Sterling Site Leader
GE Aerospace Sterling, VA

Sterling Site Leader

GE Aerospace
Sterling, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description
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Job Description Summary
We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. The change-bringers. We are all different, uniting to solve the world's toughest challenges. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people's lives. With every weld, every sale, and every code we write we keep the world in motion. It's time to stop dreaming about the future; let's build it together.

The Sterling Plant Manager will have ownership of the plant safety, quality, delivery and cost metrics. In the Sterling Plant Manager role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, lead complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and shape business strategy.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership to all organizations and individuals in the plant in order to meet customer requirements
  • Be part of the Americas Value Stream leadership team, define value stream priorities, action plans and problem solving required to meet Value Stream bowlers and metrics aligned to business priorities.
  • Provide development of staff leaders to guide plant and support organizations
  • Work with customers, functional leaders, and internal staff to meet organizational requirements
  • Lead lean transformation growing the culture of continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards
  • Lead the establishment and attainment of plant goals in safety, quality, delivery and cost, always with unyielding integrity.
  • Lead the team and successful execution of customer requirements for the Warner Robins depot.
  • Establish and maintain the plant vision for success
  • Lead employee and Union relationships, successfully complete contract negotiations with the CBA
  • Facilitate the leadership team in strategic decision-making and problem-solving
  • Provide leadership development and performance feedback to the plant staff
  • Establish and maintain positive corporate citizenship through community organizations and the media
  • Work with local legislative bodies to promote decisions with a positive impact on the business
  • Develop and track expense and investment budgets with the input of each organization
  • Establish and adjust an organizational structure that best supports the plant goals and measurements

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 9 years of experience in Manufacturing/Operations Plant Leadership).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Operations Plant Leadership.

Desired Characteristics
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operations within a unionized environment.
  • Experience leading lean manufacturing and change management initiatives for the business, including driving workforce engagement and providing feedback to all employees.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Skilled influencer, able to communicate complex messages to others.

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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GE Aerospace job posting for a Sterling Site Leader in Sterling, VA with a salary of $18 to $37 Hourly with a map of Sterling location.