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General Electric Senior Configuration Management Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina

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Senior Configuration Management Engineer

Job Description

The Senior Configuration Management Engineer will develop, implement, & continuously improve configuration management processes for Renewable Energy Onshore Wind Products. Leverage contemporary and emerging digital technologies to improve productivity. Execute accurate NPI & fulfillment deliverables on time. Deliver advanced PLM solutions & execute the Design Anywhere, Build Anywhere, and Service Everywhere strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Senior Configuration Management Engineer, you will:

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of how PLM is utilized to manage parts, product definition, and related data throughout the entire product lifecycle.

  • Support product structure strategy to break product down into systems, subsystems, functions, parts that individually or in combination with other parts perform a specific function.

  • Propose product structure solutions when parts or functions overlap.

  • Proactively review and continuously improve product structuring for Renewable Energy Onshore Wind products.

  • Understand all part types, their purposes, requirements, & behaviors, and recommend appropriate usages and prevent misuse.

  • Understand all types of documents that are used to control part requirements.

  • Understand the hierarchy of part families as well as attributes, attribute values, and attribute groups and ensure correct assignment for Renewable Energy Onshore Wind products.

  • Support evolution of change management process at an enterprise level.

  • Work closely with Product Line, Program Management, Engineering and Global Supply Chain to identify Product and Project requirements that are clear, concise and valid.

  • Be familiar with CM2 philosophy and guidance, to assist Renewable Energy Onshore Wind configuration and product definition procedures to comply with or continuously improve execution practices.

  • Support the GE Digital Industrial Strategy, including Digital Thread, Brilliant Factory, Digital Twin, and Digital DNA (Understand how it relates to Renewables PLM Strategy).

  • Collaborate with Global Supply Chain to understand and support site specific unit BoM requirements.

  • Assist Configuration Product Owners (CPOs) with regular updates on current product portfolio.

  • Support the cut-in of new product offerings (new features and/or new products)

  • Support testing and training activities for new CM/PLM processes.

  • Leverage external/internal best practices to identify continuous process improvement opportunities.

  • Complete critical business deliverables (NPI, Fulfillment and tools/process development).

  • Audit configuration processes to ensure compliance and consistency.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum of 5 years Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering or related technical roles

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Tools

  • Experiences working in a global environment with multiple cultures and time zones

  • Strong English written and oral communication skills

  • Highly accountable and strong learning/continuous improvement mindset

  • Experience in Renewable Energy technologies

  • Experience with PLM, Configuration Management and related software (Enovia/Aras PLM, 3D CAD software, and Oracle ERP)

  • Self-directed and proven team leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Open team player with ability to work at all levels of organization

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal as well as business skills and quality mindset

  • Experience with the Institute of Process Excellence (IpX) Methodologies. CM2 certification is preferred.

  • Experience in Configuration and Change Management methodology with demonstrated successful implementation and usage

  • Project Management mind-set that includes planning, schedule commitments, and efficient resource controllership

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in configuration and change management

  • Experience with PLM system development and data/process migration

  • Demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills, creative problem-solving skills

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 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