GE ERP Strategy leader in Cincinnati, Ohio

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GE Digital

Business Segment

Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread

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.

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

ERP Strategy leader

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Program Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces




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Role Summary/Purpose

ERP Strategy leader to be responsible for defining the strategy for Phase 2 of the ERP simplification journey. Phase 1 focused on reducing and simplifying the ERPs to a number of strategic ERPs while also adopting the Enterprise Chart/Systems. Phase 2 would be focused on how to run ERP better across GE by driving standardization in ERP design, simplifying the footprint further, migrating to Cloud to drive simplification as well as flexibility & define strategy to enable cross-business analytics.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business leadership to provide thought leadership & ERP strategy to enable growth and strategic business imperatives for GE.

  • Experienced executive who can provide strategic vision to own ERP strategy, lead the ERP simplification journey and leverage the cloud.

  • Conducts evaluation of ERP processes, (in existing and potential implementations), develops the minimal standard requirements, and drives reuse.

  • Define the roadmap for managing ERP applications footprint for 2020.

  • Collaborates and partners with IT leaders to align business vision and drivers with technology and business applications needs especially for ERP across finance, supply chain and the commercial functions.

  • Delivers solutions to optimize processes by creating a framework of which functionalities to include within the ERPs.

  • Influence active and future ERP implementation to rethink unique operational heritage process and adapt streamline industry norms available readily available in ERP platform to optimize the vertical across level 1 business.

  • Designs a solution for a single interface for the multiple ERP users by partnering with operational leadership to enable seamless solution across the enterprise.

  • Collaborate & lead the discussion on how to build the framework of point solution integrated via data lakes along with ERP solution on a vertical design for the GE company.

  • Support the finance data analytics team by providing minimal standard requirement to ERP design to enable common structural elements for BIG data consumption across GE.

  • Stays current with trends and issues in the technology market, including current and future technologies. Advises, counsels, and educates stakeholders and management on the competitive or financial impact on current and future solutions.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in a “STEM” Major (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) from an accredited university or college

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum of 10-15 years professional work in Information Technology with an emphasis on leading large scale ERP engagements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

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 influential skills across teams and multiple levels of leadership

  • Experience working in a matrix work environment and ability to build cross-functional relationships

  • Ability to make decisions that have deep impact

  • Creates a culture of customer focus and high performance to drive innovation

  • Proven leadership ability with high energy and enthusiasm to inspire and motivate others

  • Ability to lead change while achieving business goals and objectives

  • Hands-on, results-oriented and pragmatic

  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team and experience working with multi-national teams

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and changing priorities

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent presentation skills

  • Demonstrates and leverages strong business and financial acumen

  • Excellent track record and proven ability to produce effective, innovative solutions on an enterprise scale