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GE Veterans Network Partners with Ride 2 Recovery
November 7, 2014

GE Veterans Network Partners with Ride 2 Recovery

The GE Veterans Network is pleased to announce a unique partnership with Ride 2 Recovery that will help enhance the lives of healing heroes. The partnership combines the passion, commitment and national reach of the GE Veterans Network with Ride 2 Recovery’s broad range of cycling-based programs to raise awareness and aid in healing for veterans suffering from various conditions, such as Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Under this partnership, the GE Veteran...

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Job Number: 2025767 Business: GE Aviation Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain About Us: / GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Aviation today!
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an" target="new">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. Posted Position Title: Material Planner Career Level: Experienced Function: Manufacturing Function Segment: Materials Location: United States U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces: Kentucky City: Erlanger Postal Code: 41018-3112 Relocation Assistance: No Role Summary/Purpose: The Material Planner 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. Essential Responsibilities: In addition you will:

  • Coordinate and execute scheduling activities for assigned part numbers using advanced planning system
  • Assure that the shop has the necessary materials, configuration records, manpower, and tooling to meet required manufacturing / production levels
  • Coordinate input on material shortages, farm out, and delivery of hardware
  • Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements
  • Monitor implementation of corrective action plans
  • Provide effective scheduling and implementation of all programs based on the Master Schedule, cycle time, shop capacity, hardware / tooling availability, and status to schedules
  • Monitor supply and demand misalignment using advanced planning system, and collaborate with manufacturing sources to implement corrective action plans
  • Act as a focal point and monitor assigned areas to ensure hardware and subassemblies' delivery dates meet production needs
  • Coordinate the efforts of cross-functional groups and across shifts to resolve bottlenecks, parts shortages, machine maintenance, manpower issues, and shop capacity
  • Work with shop management to develop hardware delivery commitments
  • Assure timely shipments to all customers and prepare and implement work orders and plans as required
  • Interface with demand management, shop scheduling, fulfillment team, configuration control, supply sources, customer service reps and other GE organizations as required
  • Maintain accurate trace ability for all records created during manufacturing of products and ICR transfers
  • Analyze and measure the current production status and identify problem areas that inhibit full schedule realization
  • Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels and reduce total costs Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (Or a High School Diploma / GED with an minimum of 4 years of experience in a Material Planning capacity)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience utilizing planning systems 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:
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
  • Experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing or material control environment
  • Ability to work effectively in all environments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

    To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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    Transition Assistance Program

    GE’s transition assistance workshop and one-on-one mentoring sessions with GE’s veteran employees focus on resume building, as well as interviewing techniques and job search strategies. These seminars are designed to help military personnel successfully communicate the skills they learned in the military to the corporate world.

    Military Employment Programs

    GE offers an experienced leadership program, Junior Officer Leadership Program (JOLP), designed specifically for military officers. The program is a unique opportunity to work in three 8-month rotations within a GE business... all 8 businesses now have a program. Qualified candidates, with exceptional military service, are selected to start their careers with GE in this two-year cross-functional program, including both on-the-job and formal classroom training.

    Veterans Network

    GE is honored to have over 10,000 U.S. military veterans continue their career with us. Building on our strong commitment to military veteran recruitment and development, we launched the GE Veterans Network in November 2009.

    Get Skills To Work

    GE's coalition effort, Get Skills to Work, joins major manufacturers and educators to prepare and place veterans in long-term careers. With an estimated 600,000 open advanced manufacturing jobs across America, this program is committed to closing the gap and creating new futures for those who worked to make ours better.


    Support of the Guard and Reserve

    In 2012, we renewed our statement of support with the Employers Support for the Guard and Reserve to ensure we back GE’s reservists and their families. In 2009, we also signed a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Army Reserve to guarantee priority consideration for job interviews for all qualified participating soldiers no later than 30 days after completing military occupational specialty training. Other benefits:

    • Salary differential ensures GE employees called to active duty maintain the same salary level as when they were working at GE for 36 months of deployment.
    • Healthcare benefits for dependents allow GE employees’ families continued healthcare coverage while deployed.

    American Corporate Partners

    GE is a founding member of American Corporate Partners (ACP), a national mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to private enterprise through career counseling and networking with professionals.


    In 2004, GE was a recipient of the Freedom Award from the Department of Defense for the support we have given our employees in the National Guard and Reserves who have been called to active duty. In 2008, GE and GE Healthcare received honorable mention for the Freedom Award after being nominated by current GE employees serving overseas.

    Donation to Disabled American Veterans

    Since 2007, in total GE and the GE Foundation have given $2 million dollars to Disabled American Veterans (DAV), an organization that focuses on building better lives for disabled veterans and their families. The GE Foundation, GE’s philanthropic organization, made a two-year $1.5 million grant to Disabled American Veterans. The grant and donation will allow the DAV Transition Service Program to be significantly expanded. This program offers free benefits, counseling and claim filing assistance to troops about to transition into civilian life.

    Donations to Memorials and Museums

    In addition, GE businesses have given support to the armed services through the GE Foundation. In the past few years, GE has donated more than $1.5 million to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, Medal of Honor Foundation, Air Force Memorial Foundation, Air Force Museum, Marine Corps Museum, the Pearl Harbor Memorial Fund.