Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Senior Operations Manager

  • Norwich, USA

Job description

Job Description Summary

Oversee daily manufacturing operations to ensure consistent production line performance, including Service Shops. Influence operational strategies, projects, and programs within the functional area or affected business unit, with a focus on enhancing quality, efficiency, and effectiveness. Play a pivotal role in setting priorities and contribute significantly to decision-making processes. Operate within professional practices and policies relevant to the role, exercising moderate autonomy and requiring high levels of operational judgment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage an operation, business unit, or segment of a production facility to achieve defined targets in safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Drive continuous improvement initiatives aligned with industry benchmarks and standards.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and development opportunities for salaried front-line leaders and hourly employees. Cultivate a culture of excellence and accountability.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in best practices and quality standards within the discipline. Stay informed about the latest technical advancements in the field. Contribute to strategy and policy development while ensuring their implementation within the designated area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of best practices and the integration of departments. Stay informed about market competition and factors that distinguish them. Utilize judgment to address moderately complex operational and product management challenges, leveraging technical expertise for data analysis and decision support.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate decision-making processes. Act as a resource for colleagues, providing guidance and support while leading small-to-medium projects with moderate risks and resource requirements.
  • Communicate effectively, conveying complex information in a clear and persuasive manner. Foster consensus-building and develop persuasion skills to influence stakeholders on business matters within the field.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 9 years of management experience in a manufacturing environment).
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years of management/leadership experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Effective Communication: Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills to convey ideas clearly and concisely. Demonstrate strong interpersonal abilities to foster positive relationships and lead with influence.
  • Leadership Excellence: Exhibit strong leadership qualities, inspiring teams and cultivating a culture of positivity and adaptability. Embrace change with enthusiasm and motivate others to excel in a dynamic manufacturing environment.
  • Strategic Communication: Excel in communication, leadership, and project management, effectively engaging with diverse stakeholders. Speak with influence and navigate complex situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Manufacturing Experience: Bring valuable experience in manufacturing environments, providing insights and expertise to drive operational excellence and innovation.
  • Problem-Solving Aptitude: Possess a knack for identifying and resolving challenges efficiently. Approach problem-solving with analytical rigor and a critical mindset, driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Technological Proficiency: Display proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, leveraging technology to enhance productivity and communication.
  • Personal Attributes: Embody humility by being respectful, receptive, and agile, with a keen eagerness to learn and grow. Foster transparency by openly sharing information and contributing constructively. Maintain focus by strategically prioritizing work and demonstrating unwavering commitment.

The base pay range for this position is $111,700 - $125,000. The specific pay offered may be influenced by a variety of factors, including the candidate’s experience, education, and skill set. This position is also eligible for an annual discretionary bonus based on a percentage of your base salary/ commission based on the plan. This posting is expected to close on June 24, 2024.

Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.  ​

General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a “Sponsor”). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor’s welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.

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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