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General Electric Component Repair Operations Manager in Arkansas City, Kansas

Job Description Summary

The Component Repair Operations Manager is responsible for driving the success of the repair shop at the Strother site. Marked by high volumes and complexity due to broad diversity of products serviced and repaired, the successful candidate will have a strong background in operations and excel as a proven people leader over a large team.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Strother Component Repair Shop in order to reach defined targets in quality, cost, delivery and safety. Ensure continuous business improvement according to benchmarks and standards.

  • Influence the development of strategy for the area of responsibility, including control of resources and influences policy formulation.

  • Interpret simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services. Stays informed of industry trends that may inform work.

  • Use high level of judgment to make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems in areas of operational, product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Has ability to assess quality of information given and ask pertinent questions to stakeholders. Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and is able to construct and provide recommendations. Uses multiple internal and some external sources outside of own function to help arrive at a decision.

  • Communicates difficult concepts and may influence others' options on particular topics. May guide others to consider a different point of view.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 5 years relevant operations experience

  • Prior experience as a people leader; demonstrated ability to lead large teams in a manufacturing environment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Aviation industry experience strongly preferred

  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge and expertise

  • Prior experience working in a Union environment

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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 requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes