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Sr Director - Aerospace Systems Supply Chain

Columbus, OH Full-Time

Job Description


The Sr. Director - Aerospace Systems Supply Chain leads a global digital execution and operations team. In this role, you will be responsible for defining and executing the digital vision, strategy and roadmap for the Supply Chain division of Systems, a $1.7B P&L within GE Aerospace, consisting of 15+ manufacturing shops globally.

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Roles and


In this role, you will:

Serve as the CIO of Supply Chain for the Systems P&L, defining and executing the digital strategy that will ensure optimal operations of digital products and services across the manufacturing sites and enable lean, productivity, and predictability for the business.Lead a global organization of employees and contingent workers focused on digital product management, execution and operations, including site operations, infrastructure, application, and end user support.Support 15+ manufacturing shops globally in Systems, ensuring and improving uptime of critical systems and services.Evangelize new opportunities possible with technology investment; challenge status quo and drive data/digital disruption.Be part of the Systems Supply Chain leadership team, serving as the digital thought leader to the business.Be part of the Systems Digital Technology leadership team, collaborating closely with other senior digital leaders across Engineering, Commercial, Services, Data, Architecture, and Cybersecurity, to achieve results.Serve as the digital strategy leader for Systems Supply Chain for all Order-to-Cash processes, including Forecasting, Planning, Inventory Management, Sourcing & Supplier Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Shipping, and Invoicing. Partner with business leaders to enable productivity and lean process improvement within these processes.Understand the business strategy, goals, priorities, challenges, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), aligning digital priorities to the most critical KPIs and process breakthroughs identified by the business.Create and maintain a consistent communication rhythm on organization and operations status, keeping Digital Technology and Systems Supply Chain leadership in synch with overall initiative outcomes.Partner closely with central Oracle ERP and MES organizations outside of Systems to understand enterprise product roadmaps, define and communicate business priorities to those teams, and influence their strategy.Partner with the central Cybersecurity and Compliance organization to ensure cybersecurity compliance of all Systems Supply Chain applications and infrastructure. Manage and minimize cybersecurity risk across the portfolio, ensure compliance to SOX and CMMC, and adhere to the Enterprise Vulnerability Management (EVM) program.Leverage Lean tools, such as Standard Work, Action Plans, Problem Solving Reports, Daily Management, etc. to enhance the operations of the team and the Systems Supply Chain function.Provide strategic oversight to the team, driving team optimization and individual team member career growth.Own and manage the team budget and spend throughout the year.Establish and foster a culture of accountability and psychological safety at all levels. Be collaborative, respectful, innovative, dynamic, with high integrity, and capable of driving positive change over sustained periods of time.Embody the GE Leadership Behaviors of Humility, Transparency and Focus in day-to-day work, coaching others and leading by example.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from accredited university or college with minimum of 10 years of professional experience OR Associates degree with minimum of 13 years of professional experience OR High School Diploma with minimum of 15 years of professional experienceMinimum 7 years of professional experience overseeing Digital Technology ProductsMinimum 5 years of professional experience as a People LeaderNote: Military experience is equivalent to professional experienceDesired CharacteristicsTechnical Expertise:Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities.Demonstrated understanding of Lean principles and tools.

Business Acumen:

Proven track record of setting targets, executing a plan, and delivering results.Ability to plan and provide structure and organization in a fast paced, changing environment.Demonstrated ability to establish operational performance metrics and drive continuous efficiencies and improvements for systems, processes, and resources.Demonstrated ability to manage team/product operations across the product ecosystem and make tradeoffs based on key business priorities.Demonstrated customer focus – ability to evaluate decisions through the eyes of the customer, build strong customer relationships, and partner with customers to help shape their future initiatives.Ability to decompose problems and make decisions when problems or solutions are not 100% defined.Demonstrated effective strategy development and execution.Knowledge of Supply Chain processes and prior experience in a digital manufacturing role are beneficial, but not required.


Demonstrated experience leading and influencing across a complex, global matrix organization.Collaborate well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from stakeholders.Demonstrate ownership of business decisions including outcomes and any required rework plans.Experience coaching, mentoring, and developing team members.Experience providing feedback on performance toward goals.Ability to proactively identify and remove obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team.Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity.Critical thinking skills and disciplined approaches to help leaders and leadership teams resolve issues and define solutions.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).

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Job number: R3675595Date posted : 2022-11-15Profession: Digital Technology / ITEmployment type: Senior Level

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