General Electric Sr Technical Product Manager in East Cleveland, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Technical Product Manager for Analytics is responsible for establishing the strategic roadmap for new reporting/analytic products. This requires building relationships with various stakeholders & end users, understanding existing reporting/analytic capabilities & needs, and prioritizing those needs to deliver financial and operational benefits such as improved service levels, increased operational efficiency, or improved cash flow, through new or improved analytic products.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interact with customers/stakeholders to gather feedback on existing products, identify requirements for enhancements, support & trouble-shoot existing solutions, and provide training.

  • Demonstrate strong collaboration and influencing skills, placing high emphasis on understanding strategic needs.

  • Translate unstructured or ambiguous functional requirements into actionable development priorities, features, user stories and tasks in collaboration with the technical architects.

  • Facilitate dialogue between users, the ERP team, the Analytics team and other DT teams.

  • Collaborate with Analytics team and business stakeholders to establish the short-term roadmap for MVPs and quarterly releases.

  • Own and manage the requirements backlog; continuously order and prioritize, in accordance with understanding and validation of customer problems and needs, to ensure that 1-2 sprints/iterations of backlog are always ready.

  • Engage frequently (approximately 50%) with the development team; facilitate discussions, provide clarification, story acceptance and refinement, testing and validation; contribute to design activities and decisions.

  • Actively participate in daily ‘stand-up’ calls to provide functional clarifications for developers, and by testing and documenting new products.

  • Develop increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product. Technologies involved include SAP ECC, BW on HANA, Analysis for Excel and Business Objects.

  • Document functional requirements, user guides, and training materials. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, Mathematics (or other relevant technical field) from accredited institution.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Supply Chain, Finance, or IT

  • Strong analytical thinker and problem solver; ability to synthesize complex data into simple and compelling arguments for change.

  • Demonstrated project leadership experience including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, risk management and communication in large, global manufacturing/industrial company.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization.

  • Ability to learn and define requirements for complex systems and business processes.

  • Capability to build and maintain cross-functional and cross-regional networks with both internal and external resources, in support of delivering required business goals.Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job. Desired Characteristics:

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Deep domain expertise in either Commercial or Supply Chain business processes.

  • Strong track record of understanding of and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities

  • SAP experience as business team member or architect or consultant

  • Business user understanding of SAP ERP and BI tools including ECC, BW, HANA, Business Objects

  • Proven track record of navigating complex organizational structures to meet business needs

  • Experience with and/or certification in Agile methodology#DTR About Us: 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. 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. Locations: United States; Ohio; East ClevelandGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.