General Electric Senior Industrial Sales Manager – Grid Automation in Albany, New York

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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.

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Role Summary:

The Senior Industrial Sales Manager – Grid Automation will be responsible for developing, managing, and growing customer accounts in the Northeast, US.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Senior Industrial Sales Manager – Grid Automation, you will:

  • Develop and execute commercial strategy for sales of Protection & Control, Automation, and Monitoring & Diagnostic Products / Projects for Industrial accounts within the specified region

  • Develop and manage the network of third party sales representatives for selling GE GA products

  • Ensure the development of new leads and market opportunities in the region

  • Manage sales opportunities and quarterly estimates for new and existing accounts through a CRM

  • Be accountable for meeting or exceeding the orders and sales plans

  • Work with customers to determine their CTQs (Critical To Quality) and appropriate product / service solutions needs

  • Outline, present and sell the value of our products and services that can benefit our customer needs

  • Work directly with Customers to influence specifications and close key deals

  • Provide an essential link from the customer to commercial operations, marketing, engineering and product development teams

  • Develop and cultivate long-term relationships at all levels of customer organizations and within GE

  • Provide market dynamics input (i.e., competitive intelligence) to the Marketing and Business team


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electronic / Electrical Engineering, Control & Instrumentation Engineering or related technical field from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in protection & controls / automation applications

  • Minimum of 5 years of direct sales within Industrial markets


  • Ability and willingness to travel, as required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Deep Power System Grid Automation market segment knowledge and expertise

  • Knowledge of Power System hardware and Industrial customer electrical applications

  • Experience developing and executing successful growth strategies

  • Ability to make effective customer technical presentations

  • Successful orders growth track record

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work efficiently without direct supervision

  • Desire to work outside of boundaries and drive change

  • Six Sigma Certification or equivalent Quality certification

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Locations: United States; Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Vermont, Virginia; Other

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.