At Avio Aero, a GE Aerospace Business, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.
As Global Supply Chain Lean Transformation Leader you will play a critical role within the Global Supply Chain in driving continuous improvement initiatives at enterprise level and you will have direct responsibility for achieving results together with plants and functions leaders. In this role you will be able to constantly tune yourself to business priorities, catching opportunities and anticipating problems, you will need to adapt the effort of a lean team of Experts so to meet KPI’s targets levelling out the workload and planning for the future in a timely manner.
Act as a coach for your peers, including extended organization exponents even at higher ranking in the hierarchy
Drive targeted functions toward improvement in order to achieve KPI’s objectives
Drive improvement and kaizens within plants in order to support KPI’s Achievement
Understand, deploy and structure a lean standard work to transform the way of work
Know how to talk to every level of the organization, helping anyone to improve ‘’their future self’’ in their lean journey
Drive the transformation, influence the development of strategy for growth of our people and design experiential and formal training plans for our next leaders, build and lead our internal lean academy to our suppliers
Capture training needs and support development plans so to provide the right skills’ growth within the organization
Design, develop and execute new standards/projects/training in first person as needed by different input
Support Cross Fertilization of practices and competence within the sites.
Identify gaps and opportunities for learning, drive learning step change including benchmarking
Make decisions and handle complex tasks or problems in areas of operational, product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering
Develop improvement plan in accordance with GE Aerospace Transformation Strategy
Engineering Master's Degree with previous experience in manufacturing roles
Significant lean experience: knowledge of lean techniques, with the ability to architect lean systems based on theoretical basis, translating the theory in a rightly adapted business system for operations
Ability to analyze and resolve problems, attitude to coach others in define problem appropriately and methodologically solve them
Ability in coaching and mentoring others. Proven experience in driving turnaround in complex contexts, translating previous experiences in flexible support for the environment, master in agility, resilience and flexibility
Strong leadership and credibility so to captivate operational leaders in the willingness toward lean
Willingness to travel as required by the role
Fluent in Italian and English
Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required
Open to learn and contribute in a dynamic environment.
Strong interpersonal skills so to be able to influence a transformation with several different stakeholder in matrix organization
Attitude to deal with high pressure situations, deal with conflict, ability to negotiate, strong change management skills
A great resilience is required to keep leading a transformational roadmap in a context where most actors are not familiar with and steps back are always a threat
Demonstrated ability to lead projects and ability to incorporate lessons learned. Ability to document, plan, and execute development plans
Established project management skills, with proven success on the field
Lean and/or 6 Sigma certifications to be considered a plus
What we offer
Smart working and work life-balance
Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.
At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:
Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme
Flexible benefits platform
GE Aviation share plan
Life and injury insurance
Private medical cover
Employee assistant program
Employee special awards (service and recognition)
Local special agreements and discounts
English and languages training for you and one member of your family
Technical, Leadership and development trainings
Inclusion & Diversity
Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.
We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes
GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies.