Manufacturing Specialist - Lean Manufacturing

Manufacturing Specialist - Lean Manufacturing

GE - General Electric

Castellon, Spain

Role Summary:

The primary objective of the position is to translate the plant Lean Masterplan into activities and actions to improve relevant plant KPIs (financial and non-financial).

Activities such as Lean Projects, LMPS, ‘why-not’, best practice sharing, standardization, Action-Work-Outs (AWOs), reporting, communication, mentoring, skills capability improvement, networking will also be at the core of this position to ensure sustainable results and development of Lean culture at the plant.

Essential Responsibilities:

Lean Plants:

  • Support/deliver Lean Strategy in the Plant
  • Influence key stakeholders of Lean Strategy
  • Develop/support Lean culture though activities and behaviors
  • Ensure plant has Lean capacity and capability versus standards, continually enhance Lean skill, and practices across the plant
  • Ensure Lean teams are focusing on improving their main KPIs
  • Ensure plant follow agreed LM/GE Lean standards
  • Ensure relevant plant communication on Lean improvements through the defined channels
  • Support/conduct relevant assessments (eg LMPS, LEAN/BF)

Lean Projects:

  • Lead/Support on small to medium level impact projects (mainly PDCA or GB projects)
  • Follow up projects (time, impact, sustainability)
  • Facilitate execution and when necessary provide additional coaching and training
  • Support/run plant Action-Work-Outs (AWOs)
  • Where necessary provide full project life cycle support
  • Track financial impact of initiatives
  • Communicate status of results of projects to relevant stakeholders

Why Not:

  • Coordinate Why-Not via standard processes through to sustainable execution
  • Identify from Why-Not? Program
  • Best Practices for sharing and implementing


  • Lead and drive LMPS at the plant
  • Support on plant LMPS road map Development
  • Implementation of LMPS across plant
  • Track implementation at plant
  • Best practice sharing
  • Feedback loop to GLL: Processes and Methods
  • Define and execute/support LMPS training plan at all levels and areas (link also with CoE)


  • Support training, development processes
  • Support evaluation & feedback
  • Coach & mentor team members and stakeholders
  • Fully engage with ‘Share Beliefs’ culture


  • Bachelor’s degree with a strong preference in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Manufacturing Eng. required (from a recognized Institute) or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Master Degree preferred in Production/Industrial Engineering (from a recognized Institute) or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt - (from a recognized Institute)
  • Lean Manufacturing (from a recognized Institute)
  • Project Management Professional - preferable (from a recognized Institute)
  • Change management - preferable
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Fluency in Spanish & English language, other relevant language skills desirable
  • Strong preference for blade manufacturing experience and plant interfaces
  • Must be “hands-on” and practical with ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Strong organizing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated influencing and engaging skills across cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills (including written, presentations)
  • Must have a result-oriented leadership style
  • Self-starter/learning and ability to navigate through the organization with ease
  • Demonstrated experience of cost out across value chain (inc. customer and supplier partnerships)
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships and proactively supports/helps others and responds to their needs to build strong working relationships
  • Flexible team player with ability to lead/coordinate and develop others
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/coordinate programs/projects
  • Demonstrated skills on managing internal/external customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrated ability to provide mentoring/coaching at across value chain
  • Demonstrated experience of working across functions: Engineering, Quality, Maintenance, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Manufacturing Engineering, Indus’zation
  • Demonstrated experience in programme/project management in matrix organisation

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