GE Production Supervisor - 1st shift in Schertz, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Solutions

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Production Supervisor - 1st shift

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Manufacturing Operations

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Production Supervisor - 1st shift will be responsible for providing leadership to all members of the Production department in support of the manufacturing site location. You will provide safe working conditions to all employees and support all GE Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements and initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Production Supervisor - 1st shift you will:

  • Provide direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

  • Lead a team of hourly employees to support the business

  • Drive daily schedule attainment to meet all internal and external customer commitments with top quality at the lowest cost, implement a strategy to reduce cycle times, drive VCP, reduce in-process inventory levels, and improve quality, service and safety

  • Develop, coordinate, lead and execute daily production plans

  • Work with Engineering and Product Service to identify root causes and solve external quality issues

  • Provide input to Engineering on new product development ensuring products will be serviceable

  • Provide Product Service content for and assist in the development of training courses for new and updated products

  • Report product defects ensuring these are resolved and report solutions in current CRM database

  • Coordinate with Product Development and other departments to ensure service requirements are voiced

  • Maintain product knowledge as new products are released

  • Support all current Technical Support Agreements, Supporting Services Agreements, or other support related agreements

  • Accomplish goals while maintaining high team morale, employee involvement, safety and teamwork


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED from accredited school or institution with a minimum of 7 years of prior leadership experience in production and supervision)

  • Minimum of 3 years of prior leadership experience in quality or production and supervision

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required

  • Ability and willingness to work in a constant pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending and other physical activities

  • Ability and willingness to be in the shop environment a minimum of 8 hours per day, primarily standing and sitting, as required

  • Ability and willingness to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability and willingness to be subjected to extreme heat for extended periods of time

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior manufacturing / electrical assembly / leadership experience and training is preferred

  • Ability to build and lead a team through change

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills

  • Six Sigma training is preferred

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to work without direct supervision

  • Strong understanding of business processes in a service environment

  • Ability to manage contract resources

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

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