FieldCore Tooling Service Line Leader – Gas Plant PGS/Renewables in Des Moines, Iowa

Requisition Number 18-0781

Post Date 6/18/2018

Title Tooling Service Line Leader – Gas Plant PGS/Renewables

City Remote

Country United States


Role Summary/Purpose

The Tooling Serice Line Director will manage and direct the entire fleet of global tools for the moderate to large-size service line inlcluding developing, adapting, and executing global strategy, tooling rental rates, fulfillment prioritization decisions,

global inventory, P&E investment and blueprint, tool location, tool innovation and operational metrics. Will partner with the FieldCore Service Line GMs, GE Product Line leadership, Tooling Region Directors and support functions to drive execution excellence

in tooling, to meet and exceed operational targets.

Essential Function

  • Develop, adapt, and execute global strategic vision for moderate to large-size service line of global tools, with annual cost/liquidation of $100MM+/year

  • Owns global inventory for respective service line of global tools

  • Responsible for tooling rental rates and driving rate reductions YoY.

  • Directly responsible for P&E budget and purchase by service line, potentially exceeding $10MM/year

  • Executes in-depth analysis of future tooling needs, including out year forecasting and corporate growth scenario planning, to maximize tooling asset usage and minimize P&E spend

  • Works closely with with product lines and engineering teams on tooling needs for NPI, productivity, TILs and service bulletins, and develops the global strategy for introducing the new tooling

  • Make prioritization decisions for escalations across regions to effectively meet outage tooling needs

  • Achieves critical tooling KPI objectives including financial targets, tool utilization, tool liquidation, P&E, tool loss, forecasting, EHS, quality and external metrics such as tool recovery and on time demand.

  • Provides direction to Tooling Region Directors and Tooling Operations for respective service line

  • Optimizes the location of global tooling assets based on future forecasts, minimizing shipment out of regions and P&E spend. Drives tool relocation as necessary.

  • Drives tooling innovation including vendor management for lower cost and higher quality, and kit optimization for high individual tool utilization within a container/kit.

  • Influences Global Tooling organization to drive change across respective tooling service lineSome travel requiredPerform other duties as assignedQualifications/Requirements

  • 11+ years progressive experience and demonstrated success/knowledge

  • 6+ years managing and/or developing multi-discipline teams, preferably with international reach across multiple service types

  • 5+ years of specialized/industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • English proficiency requiredDesired Characteristics

  • Deep domain expertise / highly advanced knowledge in respective service line (gas plant, steam plant, renewables, aeroderivative engines, oil & gas) including the product, maintenance and tooling.

  • Ability to independently develop and execute functional strategies to solve complex operational situations

  • Effectively interfaces with executive leadership / GMs

  • Highly effective in a matrix environment; influence and motivate globally dispersed and diverse teams to realize strategic visions

  • Strong change management, oral and written communication skills

  • 10 - 15 years of leadership level experience in a global/complex environment