General Electric Operation and Lean Leader in Yokohama, Japan

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

The Operations & Lean Leader will own the fulfillment of compliance, safety, quality, cost and productivity for the day to day operations of the repair service center

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all employees are trained and knowledgeable on compliance

-Ensure EHS & Quality standards are maintained and improved upon

-Ensure all operation cost and productivity metrics are achieved

Alignment and execution to business goals and customer expectations.

Engage cross functional teams to improve on quality, cycle time and productivity by leveraging Lean Six Sigma methodologies

Structure assigned organization and staff positions with personnel to accomplish business objectives


· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college

· At least 3 additional years of experience in a manufacturing leadership position

· Experience in Lean manufacturing/Toyota Production System

· Fluent in English and Japanese

Desired Characteristics:

-Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization

-Strong oral and written communication skills

· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

· Strong problem solving and analytical skills

· Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing management such as production and inventory control, and standard cost systems

Locations: Japan; Yokohama