General Electric Lead Program Manager—Fleet reliability issues in Barcelona, Spain

Role Summary:

The Top Issue Program Manager will lead & coordinate the implementation of systematic improvements for the most prevalent fleet-wide issues across the Wind business by coordinating functions such as Engineering, Sourcing, Parts, Projects & Services, Warranty and Finance, focusing on lowest cost and greatest business impact. This individual will maintain clear and consistent communications for ongoing top issues, accomplish cost avoidance, cost of quality reduction and support vendor recovery.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for the program management of field quality issues for GE Wind

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional teams to achieve field quality issue resolution

  • Challenge the team for productivity and cost saving solutions

  • Implement solutions for field quality issues

  • Closely and early engage with the engineering teams to represent the voice of the customer during root cause analysis and ensure a flawless transition to field execution. Manage the cost of quality for our business as it relates to implementing solutions for field quality issues

  • Support commercial and technical discussions with our suppliers

  • Travel to customer / supplier sites to lead the validation or testing of field solutions before releasing widespread

  • Prepare technical information letters and manage clear and consistent communications for internal and external Customers

  • Prepare business cases around each field issue program to be presented to the senior GE Wind Leadership Team

  • Ability to presentation technical solution strategy and provide progress updates to leadership


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or equivalent wind field experience

  • Comprehensive functional experience (Project Management /Field Services/ Customer Exposure) as this role requires to lead cross-functional teams and lead regular customer communication

  • Ability to communicate effectively across a diverse audience, proven ability to interpret customer requirements and identify needs.

  • Fluent in English, additional languages would be desired.

  • Eu work permit

Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Advanced degree from an accredited college or university

  • Superb program management skills

  • Self-starter, with personal ownership

  • Imagination to develop creative and cost-beneficial solutions for customers

  • Strong industrial awareness

  • Ability to use Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Power Point, Access

  • Wind, Gas, Steam, or Generator installation, maintenance, and commissioning experience

  • Ability to speak and understand French, Spanish, German

  • Demonstrated success in working in a multi-functional / matrix team environment

About Us:

GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy. Follow us @GERenewables.

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Locations: Spain; Barcelona