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Lean Leader

  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/4/2018 10:50:07 PM
  • Job #: 3040558
  • Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden


About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
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.

Role Summary:
The Lean Leader demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Lean Leader, you will:

  • Act as a change agent in the implementation of demand flow technology utilizing state of the art tools and methodologies
  • Establish and implement team strategies, programs, and practices to achieve world class manufacturing inventory turns and process flow
  • Lead multiple teams and drive best practices in process design and implementation
  • Advise and counsel leaders on issues impacting inventory and work in process flow
  • Create the lean vision and implement the lean strategy to reduce inventory, lead-time and waste at the manufacturing facility
  • Drive measurable improvements in productivity and product flow
  • Lead Action Workouts; develop pull systems, train personnel and other activities to achieve a world-class lean process flow
  • Develop value stream maps for the product lines and eliminate process waste through the implementation of lean techniques across the product lines
  • Promote Lean Six Sigma integration utilizing strength of both methods to achieve business goals
  • Lead manufacturing and service center team in establishing product flow for plant value streams utilizing visual management tools
  • Encourage use of Lean tools to pull material from suppliers, through component plants, and into assembly
  • Champion Brilliant Factory initiatives in Minden factory
  • Lead capital spend execution for Minden Factory

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing operations experience

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • Strong team orientation
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Six Sigma training is preferred
  • OMLP graduate (GE employees only)
  • Knowledge of value stream mapping, one-piece flow, Action Workouts, Kaizen, 5s, and other lean tools is preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to motivate teams and lead change at all levels of the organization
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden

    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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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