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General Electric CHARGE D'AFFAIRES PLANT SUPPORT in Grenoble, France

Job Description Summary

Essential Responsibilities

As the Plant Support Engineer, you will:

• Obtain information on hydro power plant assets & setup for the designated areas such as hydro turbine & generator technologies, existing DCS, governing, excitation and other mechanical & electrical Balance of Plant systems including customer purchasing plans and Maintenance budget. Have a clear understanding of power plant outage schedule.

• Actively visit customer’s plants (> 02 plants par month/per customer at least), participate in customer meetings and connect customer needs with our products’ available options and solutions

• Deliver timely / accurate responses to customer technical inquiries including proposal and execution (for transactional opportunities) leveraging GE Hydro Sales and Commercial Operations, Engineering (Fleet reliability Operations, Installed Base Center of Excellence)

• Provide hands on technical support to customers and field teams for general services and specific upgrades

• Project Execution: Lead the execution (incl. site activities and project reviews with customers) with respect to EHS, time, quality, cost commitment and drive variation orders in cooperation with engineering, supply chain and site teams. Run the project financials (sales milestones and cash, risk & opportunities)

• Ensure Customer Relationship Management tool (CRM) accuracy

• Identify supplier needs and coordinate with Service Buyers for new supplier qualification

Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose

Plant Support function is at the cross road of technical expertise, site works including EHS, project management, with commercial awareness.

The Hydro Plant Support Engineer will lead the service activities for hydropower plants in the nominated Region. He/she is the primary liaison / point of contact between GE Hydro/Service Leadership, GE Hydro/Engineering, project management, supply chain, the site team, sale team and customers. Scope includes ensuring the completeness of the deliverable solutions of GE Hydro services.


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college

Minimum of 10 years in Hydropower Electro-mechanical field services i.e. maintenance, installation and commissioning or manufacturing

Experience in engineering works is a plus

Commercial awareness, Strong knowledge and relationship with local customers at Plant level

Ability and willingness to travel more than 50% of the time

Desired Characteristics

Entrepreneur mindset

Strong knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical components of Hydropower,

Strong analytical skills with the ability to do Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to understand and resolve problems

A plus for knowledge of controls software

Ability to interpret site reports, test results, assessments, diagnosis

Strong knowledge of / experience with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Ability to interpret technical drawings, wiring schematics

Power Generation, Renewable Energy and Hydro experience

Comfortable providing technical presentations to peers, customers and leadership regarding the details of technical issues and project status

Strong, self-directed, collaborative team player with interpersonal skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

English fluency mandatory

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 Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power and more recently turbine blades, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 22,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world's first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy. Follow us at or on twitter @GErenewables.

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.

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Relocation Assistance Provided: No