GE Market Intelligence Leader in Chicago, Illinois

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GE Transportation

Business Segment

GET Transportation

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.

As a division of General Electric Company,GE Transportationis a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress — by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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

Market Intelligence Leader

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Function Segment

Market Intelligence

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Market Intelligence Leader will drive business insights in the areas of macroeconomic environment, competitors and customers. You will be responsible for developing standards / rigor and deploying processes, best practices and tools for gathering data, translating to clear insights and sharing those insights across the business to enable and inform strategic decision-making.

Essential Responsibilities

You will work cross-functionally with P&Ls, regions and key functions, developing insights into market dynamics, adjacencies, and disrupters to enable GE Transportation to see around corners.

In addition, you will:

  • Develop tools, templates, processes to collect, store, distribute market intelligence (drive rhythm, consistency, access, use).

  • Improve marketing processes with expanded market intel capabilities across P&Ls, regions, and sectors, developing new tools to keep GET Marketing skills at forefront of driving a market first orientation in strategic discussions and programs.

  • Identify and manage sources of market data; manage budget and help optimize spending on intelligence resources across GET.

  • Conduct market analysis (industry, economic, regional markets, competitor); partner with regional and P&L marketing teams to support insight development needs.

  • Develop deep understanding of target markets, customer needs and the competitive landscape.

  • Develop / manage the “go to” source for comprehensive, consolidated data around key insights / metrics, including market size (total addressable need), projected market growth, profit pool analysis, market share, installed base, customer trends and performance, and competitor performance.

  • Facilitate and coordinate strategy sessions around market, customer, and competitive intel deliverables with regional and P&L teams.

  • Design and execute methods to enhance customer insight in partnership with P&L, region, Commercial and other functional teams - identify customer insight gaps, design / execute Voice of Customer initiatives to close gaps, drive customer insight to create differentiated value to grow in slow growth market environment.

  • Execute in-depth competitor analysis - deliver competitive insights around existing competitors as well as new and emerging threats across GET business sectors.

  • Develop market insights to identify strategic market shifts, opportunities and risks; forecast and help mitigate future threats by delivering insights to senior leadership.

  • Drive market insights to strategic marketing and business teams to support opportunity assessments, GPB and other strategic review processes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, including at least 3 years strategic marketing experience

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

  • Strong research and analytical skills with the ability to track, capture, manipulate and share data and insights quickly and efficiently

  • Finance fundamentals with the ability to understand and unpack customer and competitor financials and apply insights to tell our competitor’s stories and understand customer issues and value drivers

  • Analytic, curious, and creative business / market focused problem solver

  • Clear, strategic thinker with ability to analyze complex data and identify key trends, opportunities / risks, and translate into clear insights and actionable strategies

  • Strong organizational, quantitative and analytical and process rigor

  • Strong oral and written executive communication skills

  • Team oriented - able to work effectively to harness the value of diverse, global and cross-functional teams

  • Transportation industry domain expertise and /or consulting background highly desirable

  • Primary and secondary research experience

  • Energetic, adaptable and willing to lead, champion and manage change

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field a plus