Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP)

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GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Role Summary:

OMLP accelerates development of entry-level talent and produces leaders capable of meeting the challenges facing the Operations, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, and Environment, Health & Safety functions at GE. OMLP is a 2 year program consisting of 3 rotations that allow members to build leadership and functional skills through challenging rotational assignments and world-class training. Through these job assignments & training, program members are involved in GE’s strategic initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • OMLP members have the opportunity to learn the entire supply chain, state of-the-art methods of manufacturing, sourcing, and to be exposed to environment, health, and safety technical and business aspects within a business through structured course work and practical application.
  • Coursework includes: Supply Chain Management/EHS Supply Chain Management, LEAN Manufacturing Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, Project Management, Negotiation Skills and Business Acumen. GE’s focus on process integration, from design through manufacturing, has been critical to meeting our customers’ expectations.
  • OMLP is designed to successfully integrate manufacturing with other key processes in GE. Typical rotations include one or more of the following:- Manufacturing Shop Operations Supervisor: Leading a manufacturing team in the production of products- Sourcing/Materials: Managing suppliers to improve product quality and negotiate price- Technical (Lean Leader/ Manufacturing Engineering/Quality/Process Engineering): Improving efficiency of supply chain management through LEAN/cost reduction- Environment, Health & Safety: EHS support to site operations, oversight of GE operations for work at Customer sites, and supporting EHS in a region or concentrating in a particular EHS media. The experience gained during the rotational assignments positions OMLP members for accelerated career growth.


  • BS/MS degree in engineering; degrees in mechanical, industrial, electrical, aerospace engineering are preferred
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA overall in major
  • Fresh graduates or supply chain work experience less than 2 years
  • Prior internship or co-op experience in engineering or manufacturing
  • Strong Commitment to a career in supply chain/services management
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Rotation locations vary, thus candidate must be geographically mobile

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of LEAN
  • Able to coordinate many tasks concurrently
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to motivate others.


Tagged as: engineering, operations, leadership programme

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