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General Electric Senior Director, Region VCP in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

The Senior Director Region VCP will lead an analytics-based project funnel with tangible benefits across the material, labor and other variable cost categories. This leadership role will work & partner with USCAN Service VCP, Global Service VCP, modalities and the field to identify opportunities, establish programs and accelerate VCP realization. Serve as a vocal advocate and engaged sponsor of VCP across USCAN Service; drive visibility and accountability across key stakeholders.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

This role reports solid line to the Region Service Vice President.

Essential responsibilities include the following:

  • Identify trends adverse to cost-efficient service delivery; leverage data to identify root causes with proposed solutions; develop and vet business cases for these solutions; gain project approvals and funding; shepherd and drive projects and their functional owners to successful completion, with validated field benefits.

  • Lead, mentor and coach the Region team on LEAN tools and methodologies; and drive broader buy-in, engagement and action on VCP ideas and programs.

  • Drive simplification and innovation into VCP work streams to deliver optimal benefit/resource tradeoffs across projects & programs, while building and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and productivity

  • Work as the catcher with Global and USCAN Service, modalities and the field to realize tangible benefits by partnering to ensure the implementation and completion of VCP projects.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years operational or analysis experience in the technical, healthcare or business environment or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 8 years progressive experience in operational analysis, technical, healthcare or business environment.)

  • Experience with leading cross functional teams to achieve business goals.

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA, experience in an operations leadership role. Strong business acumen, including a strong financial background.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to communicate with employee and customers at all levels Profit & Loss (P&L) exposure

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional skills as a change agent and process oriented individual

  • Ability to resolve complex issues within functional area and/or area of expertise

  • Ability to develop and execute priorities and approaches to meet objectives .

  • Prior experience with implementing and coaching LEAN (AWOs, PSRs, Hoshin, others)

Additional Information

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/englobal/desktop/assets/images/posterscreenreaderoptimizedwsupplement.pdf) . (http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No