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General Electric Production Control Specialist in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Production Control Specialist will coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and within departments) according to production schedules as well as plan and schedule material / production needs.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage master planning, material processes and systems

  • Prepare and update production schedules and purchasing needs

  • Ensure operational alignment with production plan and KPIs

  • Optimize inventory and process improvements

  • Plan and schedule material/production needs

  • Leads analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods

  • Communicates across direct organization

  • Presents to senior leaders in specific technical space and on cross functional teams on how technologies interconnect and contribute to overall strategy

  • Works on cross-functional projects / teams to deliver technology solutions for the business


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Material Planning or Supply Chain)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in materials, sourcing, production planning or manufacturing operations

Desired Characteristics

  • Prior experience in manufacturing operations or production control

  • Knowledge and experience working in a machine shop environment

  • Understanding of LEAN principals

  • Possess leadership capabilities

  • Prior experience working in a Union environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

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