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Defense & Systems Supply Chain - US Power Manufacturing Launch Manager

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare

New Orleans, LA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023

Job Description Summary

The US Power Manufacturing Launch Manager, within the Defense & Systems Chief Manufacturing Engineering Team, will work cross-functionally on New Product Introduction Programs to identify manufacturing readiness risks and lead teams to integrate & execute risk abatement activities during the new product development cycle. The manufacturing launch manager is also responsible for collaborating with manufacturing development labs and rate production teams to identify & execute manufacturing source transition plans that support post certification product cost and delivery targets.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organize and lead projects related to new product introductions, new equipment, lay-out, and optimization
  • Includes Advanced Manufacturing Engineers, New product introduction (NPI) and NPI Manufacturing Engineers
  • Collaborate with NPI Integrated Product Team Peers to provide cost & schedule details (for the NPI program plan) of manufacturing process development, hardware/asset build(s), and manufacturing readiness risk abatement actions
  • Lead Supply Chain cross-functional team in preparation for and progression through the NPI Tollgate (TG) and Manufacturing Review processes
  • Lead cross-functional team to identify Supply Chain inputs and strategic plan for new product proposals
  • Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) Owner - facilitate assessment (MRA) and drive maturation plan if required
  • Influence the development of strategy for the area of responsibility, including control of resources and influences policy formulation
  • Interprets simple internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve products, processes or services
  • Able to offer new solutions to problems outside of set parameters and is able to construct and provide recommendations
  • May influence and lead functional teams or projects with minimal resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 12 years of experience in a Manufacturing role)
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in manufacturing engineering, process engineering, new product, new manufacturing process, or new facility introductions

Eligibility Requirement

  • Must be flexible for local travel to one of our sites within the Dayton, OH/Northern Cincinnati area 1-3 times per week
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status.

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Previous experience with Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) process, and/or NPI Tollgate processes
  • Previous experience in risk abatement/contingency planning in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience with electronic manufacturing processes
  • 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
  • Established project management skills

This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA):

  • Hybrid work schedule (i.e. Vandalia, OH; Dayton, OH; or West Chester, OH)

Some of our 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
  • 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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes