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General Electric Lean Leader in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Recognized as a lead expert, influences at the manager level on projects and initiatives for their defined area of responsibility, and develops operational plans annually to determine processes and procedures for execution within their defined area of responsibility. Lead cross-functional projects to drive standardization, stability, and simplification.

At GE Healthcare, our machines, our software, our solutions, our services, and our people make a genuine difference to medical professionals and patients all over the world. That’s because we never lose sight of what healthcare really needs—the human touch.

Job Description


  • Managing and owning multiple value streams, serving as a recognized expert and resource leader for focus areas, process rigor, and delivering significant simplification results.

  • Provide overall Lean leadership and coaching; partner with site leadership to develop lean strategy & priorities; own lean framework reporting to Lean COE.

  • Initiating sustainable process improvements to exceed customer expectations while using lean strategies to drive continuous process improvement

  • Develop schedule and facilitate kaizen, value stream mapping sessions and activities to achieve business results.

  • Deploy Brilliant Factory tools to improve shop operations


  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering or related technical degree and minimum of 3 years of progressive work experience in business environment or High school diploma/GED and 7 years work experience

  • Demonstrated solid performance, leadership and experience in lean

  • Proven experience in influencing, leading teams and driving change results orientation

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated facilitation experience

Desired Skills

  • Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and familiar with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools

  • Six Sigma certified

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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: No