General Electric Project Planning Specialist in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Job Description Summary
The Project Analyst will work with engineering project teams to manage project: metrics, earned value, cost, schedule, subcontracts, and materials through the project life cycle. In this role, you will proactively analyze project data and work directly with project teams to address variances and properly report and manage project data and metrics. In this role, you will work with proposal management and project management to help plan and schedule new projects.
In this role, you will support project management activities for projects undertaken by the engineering organization. In addition, you will:
Analyze project data to find and address problems before they occur
Report on project metrics both across the organization and to senior leadership
Communicate project data to engineering leadership, program management and business leadership, and finance
Promote active collaboration among engineering, business, and finance
Create and maintain cost and schedule information for projects
Collect earned value and forecast data from project teams, and in turn help them understand the status of their projects relative to the project baseline and fiscal year constraints
Directly engage with project management, technical leadership, sourcing, subcontracts and procurement to actively manage and track purchased services and materials
Proactively engage with project teams to ensure project success
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited College or University (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a project analyst position)
Analytical and energetic nature
Self-motivated and driven
Experience in Project Analysis
Experience in Earned Value Management
Experience in Project Management
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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.
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 requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes