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General Electric Hydro Controls Application Specialist in Home/Remote/Alternate, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable Energy has an exciting opportunity for an Application Specialist to join its Hydro team. As an Application Specialist, you will serve in a role responsible for supporting the sales and tendering efforts of the Hydro Controls & Governors business.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Technical bid development and negotiation. Owns the technical analysis of customer inquiries, RFQs, or tenders, to determine proposal requirements, scope of supply, and winning configurations for the Hydro Controls & Governors product line.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems with projects, product lines, markets, sales processes, or customers. Ability to prioritize information for decision making. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Work in close collaboration with regional sales, engineering, project management, commercial operations and other internal functions

  • Produce commercial quotations including cost estimates

  • Communicate directly with internal and external customers, evaluate on-site project conditions during tendering phase

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or an Associates degree in a related technical field with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience).

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in PLC-based control systems.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel 15% of the time both domestically and internationally

Desired Characteristics

  • Be fluent in English language (reading, writing and verbal expression)

  • Proficiency with MS Office

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in producing technical and commercial proposals for industrial control systems

  • Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude

  • General understanding of power generation systems (i.e. Hydroelectric)

  • General understanding of hydraulic fluid power technology

  • Detail oriented; ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities effectively

  • Ability to work within a matrix work environment with remote teams

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No