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General Electric OPERATIONS PROGRAM LEADER in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description Summary

The Operations Program Leader is responsible for strategic planning and tactical execution in global product programs. This position works with cross functional and global team members to create and maintain requested product and offering Items, offering structures and attribution in appropriate IT platforms. Key responsibilities of this role include creation and management of the digital manufacturing strategy, product data mastering, design transfer, Device Master Record and International Trade Compliance Submission.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our Digital organization is structured around three major areas: Products & Platform, Go to Market and Centers of Excellence.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for program plan including execution of all key component deliverables. This program leader will generally start to own team meetings publish release planning for the teams and drive program execution.

  • Own product Device Master Record(s) and creation of necessary product artifacts in IT systems

  • Lead design and creation / change of product structures, commercial items, offering structures, and/or offering rules, including technical and functional assessments.

  • Leads and executes process necessary to capture applicable environmental product data from suppliers and respective internal teams for each applicable commercial item and archive within applicable retention systems.

  • Facilitate and orchestrate item changes and their impact and ensure synchronized change control within IT ecosystem.

  • Review and approve product and offering item creation and change requests in accordance with product controllership and applicable process requirements.

  • Setup/load/maintain all technical, regulatory, attribution, utilizing applicable Regulatory guidance for item setup and maintenance.

  • Leads and executes process necessary to capture applicable environmental product data from suppliers and respective internal teams for each commercial item and archive within applicable retention systems.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual reporting related to product environmental regulations to satisfy requirements in various countries and states across the world.

  • Validate and deploy the offering structure in electronic distribution systems, ensuring regulatory compliance and control mechanisms are in place prior to release in requested target market(s).

  • Partner with applicable cross functional team members to ensure item accuracy and execution.

  • Liaison between Program and Configuration Management Leadership teams to provide productive design solutions, offering content feedback.

  • Retire items that have been deemed End of Sale / Support by product teams.

  • Provide early detection and resolution of potential conflicts found in change requests and highlight simplification opportunities.

  • Perform regular system consistency checks, and provide data reports to stakeholders

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, Engineering or related field equivalent (defined as a High School Diploma/GED and 5-8 years relevant work experience).

  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience as an engineer or project leader in a technical position

  • Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in project leadership within a product development team preferably a healthcare software product Demonstrated ability to drive project design plans to completion.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams, including strong influential, communication, and collaboration skills

  • Demonstrated understanding/experience with the full product life cycle which includes: productivity projects, New Product Introduction programs, and/or Installed Base activities

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a regulated business (such as: FDA, ISO, etc.).

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s Degree in Software Engineering (Computer Science, or related degree)

  • Attention to detail and ability work independently toward timely completion of a variety of assignments

  • Demonstrated ability to own and drive daily execution and burn down of critical tasks needed to meet the program timelines

  • PMP certification

  • Demonstrated experience with global product lifecycle management

  • Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues

  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and operationalize new processes, as well as navigate unfamiliar situations

  • Demonstrated skills in proactively identifying, facilitating and driving closure of a product/program

  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively with global and cross-functional teams and members

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, networking, and teamwork skills with internal (cross-functional) and external (supplier) customers

  • Previous experience working with one or more of the following GE Healthcare tools and processes (engineering, sourcing, supply chain, such as: MyWorkshop, PeopleSoft, Oracle - GLPROD, GPM, SQCS, Support Central, Salesforce, Apttus, Seibel, Flexera, etc.)

  • Diverse experience in Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Service or other related functions. Previous experience working with regulated medical products.

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership –always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.



Additional Information

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: No