General Electric Manager - Data & Analytics in Arlington Heights, Illinois

About Us:

At GE Transportation at http://www.getransportation.com/ , we move the world. We

are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling

industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using

our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a

century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.

That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of

transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that

keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,

Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.

Role Summary:

The Manager – Data & Analytics will function as a leader in managing both the pipeline of new concepts and the tactical execution of life cycle cost analytics projects. The Manager – Data & Analytics is charged with executing the established data analytics strategy to drive life cycle cost improvements for MSA accounts. This role will require collaboration with GE Digital, GE Global Research and the Life Cycle Cost Team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for investigating potential analytics value by methods that may include data mining and data analysis

  • Establish partnerships with Operations & Technology squads (Engine/Propulsion Mech., Controls) to establish effective prioritization, evaluation, and execution of analytics projects

  • Demonstrate the ability to quickly, effectively, and accurately determine analytics project benefits

  • Build a deep domain expertise of GE and GE Transportation’s technical capabilities

  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments

  • Communicate process to all levels of the organization

  • Program manage important initiatives as required

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college

  • 5 years of experience in project management or Leadership program graduate (preferably DTLP, OMLP, EEDP)

  • Very proficient using Microsoft Excel

  • Willingness and ability to travel 20% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with Contract Margin Review (CMR) process

  • Experience with Software development

  • Experience using SQL, R, Python, SAS

  • Demonstrate analysis and problem solving skills

  • Solid project management skills and ability to monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments

  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

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