GE Energy

Network Design & Optimization Leader (1823413)
Location: Waukesha, Wisconsin - United States
Posted: 9/12/2019

Network Design & Optimization Leader

Role Summary/Purpose The Network Design & Optimization Leader is responsible for leading and driving Supply Chain, Logistics/Transportation, and Network Optimization type projects aimed at improving Service and reducing logistics costs. In addition, they will add insight and expertise to overall Logistics Vision, Mission, and strategic imperatives as required.
Essential Responsibilities Key responsibilities include:
Perform modeling and simulation of financial and operational processes for decision making, as far up and down the value chain as required.
Develop supply-chain intelligence, including evaluating market value to product, generating intelligence around how to serve market needs with supply-chain operations, and assessing the impact of new product and process technology on the network configuration and overall supply-chain performance.
Drive distribution center consolidation, and improved trade flows.
Formalize analysis and recommendations into executive summaries for decision making.
Drive mode and service level shifts to optimize overall customer service & logistics costs.
Identifying, creating, and implementing Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines as needed to help improve Logistic results and process rigor.

Quality Specific Goals:
Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
Proficient knowledge, understanding and leadership for International Trade Compliance, identify, report and resolve any trade compliance issues.
Proficient knowledge, understand and leadership for operating within security programs such as CTPAT and AEO to ensure that warehousing, packaging and transportation requirements are met.
Qualifications/Requirements This position is open to external and internal candidates.

Bachelors degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering
Minimum of 5 years of experience with multiple distribution centers, related technology, all modes of transportation, international trade compliance, financial analysis and project management
Experience in logistics or supply chain modeling & simulation.
Proven business/financial acumen, including demonstrated ability to motivate, influence, solve complex problems, and drive change at all levels of the organization.
Proven ability to meet deadline in a fast paces changing environment.
Willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of time.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics MBA or MS in Logistics, Engineering or Supply Chain
Demonstrated logistics leadership of multiple facilities in a similar industry
Proven ability to work on cross-functional, multi-cultural teams
Excellent project management, communication and analytical skills
Ability to energize, develop and influence at all levels within an organization
Creates energy to deliver company goals through creation and comprehensive communication of practical “hands-on” operational plans and strategies
Proven growth leadership skills demonstrating clear perspective and understand factors impacting GEHC businesses and our suppliers.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Logistics
GE Energy is one of the world's leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy as well as with renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and alternative fuels.

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