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General Electric High Voltage Circuit Breaker ("CBR") Commercial Manager in Charleroi, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

Customer facing staff responsible for winning business Impacts the team's ability to achieve service, quality and timeliness of objectives. Subject to Commercial policy objectives. Has independence in achieving commercial objectives within operating budgets and operating guidelines. There is moderate autonomy within the role to enter into/execute Commercial arrangements. High levels of Commercial judgment are required to achieve outcomes required.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a growth strategy for USA CBR business.

  • Be accountable for meeting or exceeding the order intake and margin plan.

  • Responsible for managing CBR Products Sales Specialists in USA.

  • Develop and execute a plan to sell HV Breakers to target markets including Independent Owned Utilities (IOU’s), Public Power, Industrial (EPC, IPP etc.) accounts.

  • Lead technical and commercial tendering activities insuring compliance with tendering and booking instructions.

  • Lead pricing strategy (based on competition intelligence and need for load).

  • Lead and support negotiation (technical, commercial, T&Cs, risk) activities.

  • Driving pipeline pulsing per region and actions to increase capture rate.

  • Lead business development roadmaps definition and execution

  • Enforce regular updates of SPEAk4GE ( key minimum requirements by the PSS (and indirectly by the GS field sales force).

  • Work directly with key customers to position our factories.

  • Provide sales training to Account Managers and Channels including opportunity qualification, competitive positioning, specification influence and other initiatives as required.

  • Be the essential link from the market to the PL/factories (engineering, costing, tendering, forecast, supply chain, execution, after-sales) .

  • Support the factories as necessary in the execution of orders.

  • Provide forecast (for factories, PLs and region), as well as market and competitive intelligence.

  • Work jointly with PL Marketing and Engineering teams to drive development and delivery of new products and services to meet customer needs and improve customer satisfaction.

  • Assist in partner marketing activities such as tradeshows and other promotional events.

  • Manage expenses of team within budget.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering degree or equivalent

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the Transmission & Distribution industry

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and/or Application Sales

  • Availability to travel up to 50% of time in North America

Desired Characteristics

  • Management experience

  • Demonstrated commercial intensity.

  • Technical background with HV equipment.

  • Communication and presentation skills.

  • Leadership and management capabilities.

  • Ability to influence and lead cross functional teams.

  • Must be a motivator, self-starter and dedicated team player.

  • Proven sales management skills (both strategic and operational) and ability to manage a diversified sales network.

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

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 drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes