LED Luminaires Plant Manager – GE Lighting

LED Luminaires Plant Manager
Nagykanizsa, Hungary.

GE’s Nagykanizsa Lighting Solutions plant is a make to order/assembly to order operation mainly serving the rapidly growing project business segment. The plant and the related Zala fixture components fabrication operation represent a high variability low/medium volume manufacturing environment with many bespoke, customized models where speed, responsiveness and flexibility are keys to success.

The Plant manager will provide the organizational leadership and hands on management required to achieve all operational and strategic objectives of the two operations.

• Direct and strategic leadership responsibility for the manufacturing activities of both operations
• Maintains highest Environmental Health and Safety standards in the operation
• Ensures 100% on time shipment rate through the most efficient use of the human and material resources at his/her disposal
• Builds/maintains processes that ensure collaboration at all levels of organization / functions to achieve EMEA strategic growth objectives
• Stays fully connected to the commercial teams to flawlessly execute on project opportunities
• Drives the implementation of LEAN techniques, constantly looks for opportunities to eliminate waste
• Builds and executes a cost out project deck in close cooperation with the AME & Cost Out Leader
• Manages annual planning and quarterly estimate cycles, and executes to goals set there
• Responsible for all maintenance and repair of machinery, equipment, facility and the evaluation and justification of capacity and productivity investments
• Drives product localization effort, and supports new product launches by delivering products at target cost on time
• Maintains an effective and motivated workforce, promotes a culture of positive employee relations, respect and trust at all levels of the organization
• Champion of compliance and a promoter of GE Beliefs

• Engineering and/or Operations Management degree
• 5 years+ of manufacturing experience in running complex operations such as in Automotive or Electronics industry
• Passionate, proficient, practical LEAN leader
• Quality system management and project management experience
• Applied knowledge of financial and business metrics
• Demonstrated problem solving skills, sound judgment, self-starter attitude
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with all levels of the organization, demonstrated ability to motivate & inspire others
• Fluency in English and Hungarian
• Experience in metal/plastic parts fabrication, Six Sigma knowledge, and experience with SAP are advantages

To apply, go to www.JoinGELighting.com and quote 2045612.

10 Mar