General Electric Materials Leader in Umea, Sweden

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Essential Responsibilities:

Role Summary Materials Leader:

The Materials Leader has an overall responsibility for Materials availability and inventory levels related to assigned production segments. Both on operational and strategically level. You identify opportunities and lead cross functional projects to improve availability, inventory, productivity and transactional efficiency in materials flow related to assigned production segment or overall site. You also develop business cases to support resource allocation and CAPEX approval needed to drive improvements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities within Materials organisation to provide manufacturing with materials.

  • Act as a pivot between Materials specialist, Suppliers and Global sourcing to solve day to day materials issues.

  • Work with Manufacturing, Sourcing, SQLE, R&D, Suppliers to generate continues improvement ideas and implement those ideas that lead to bottom line results.

  • Represent Materials in New product implementations, Open projects and transfers.

  • Establish and develop positive Supplier relationships with key suppliers

  • Aware of and comply with the GE Healthcare Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as the apply to this position.For more information, please contact hiring manager Peter Eriksson at +46 90 150195 or HR Specialist Petra Karlström at +4690 150 270.Last day for application is April 22nd. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree and some experience in operations management OR High School Diploma/GED and some applicable operations experience

  • Experience working in a matrix environment

  • Experience working on cross functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to influence across large and multi-geographic organizations – experience of operating and leading in a global role

  • Ability to influence and collaborate across organization and with senior-level management team.

  • Change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results in an ambiguous environment

  • English and Swedish as working language both written and oral Desired Characteristics:

  • Be a dynamic and strong leader, capable of driving change, efficiencies and improvements across different functional boundaries.      

  • Understands complexity of operational supply chain.

  • Detail oriented, yet “big picture” focus.

  • Analytical.

  • Superior communication style and skill.

  • Experience of day to day work in ERP system Locations: Sweden; Umea