General Electric Product Management Leader in Houston, Texas
Job Description Summary
The Aero Alliance Product Management Leader will lead the Aero Alliance Product Management Strategy for the LM2500, LM6000, LMS100 and LM9000 Platforms, leading a global team of product managers on new product introduction, sustaining engineering and services readiness strategy.
Roles and Responsibilities
Lead team of Platform Leaders, developing and retaining key talent to drive cohesive product line strategy (Flange-to-Flange Engines, Repairs, Cost Out and other Services) and customer offerings for the respective product line, driving direction in all matters related to margin, $/IB, IB share; set direction and implement cross functional improvement plans to meet the committed business plan as one team
Drive annual Multi-Generation Product Plan across oil & gas and power segments for Aeroderivative product lines with close collaboration with Baker Hughes, GE Gas Power and GE Aviation
Establish KPI’s and critical operating rhythms to support timely and critical decision-making through existing fora (PCB) with GE Aviation and Channels
Drive continuous improvement on all engineering, supply chain and Aero Alliance commercial positioning of products, including Manufacturing Support, Field Support, Reliability Availability and Manufacturability (RAM) Programs
Partner with Program Management function to ensure purchase orders in place, program plan development and overall governance supporting program execution
Support various operational needs such as budget & resources for GEA
Understand the product marketplace; know the competition and the product strengths and weaknesses to define the multi- generational product plan (MGPP) for the Aeroderivative product line ((Flange-to-Flange Engines, Repairs, Cost Out and other Services)
Engage in New Product Introduction (NPI) programs and drive NPI execution team to deliver on time and on budget - work closely with Program Management team to track costs, on-time delivery and any technical and commercial topics related to Aero
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or Manufacturing from an accredited college or university
Minimum 10 years of experience in a Product Management, Productivity/Product Cost Out, Finance, Manufacturing/Repair Operations, Sourcing or Engineering environment
Proven track record of delivering results in a dynamic business environment
Experience that demonstrates technical knowledge and understanding of Gas Turbine systems – Aeroderivatives is an advantage
Minimum of 5+ years of experience in Engineering, Product Management or Commercial Functions
Self-directed with demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills
Displays good interpersonal skills, and able to communicate well with internal and external customers
Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent quality certification
Demonstrated ability to meet goals and objectives
Develops a strong team and breeds positive moral
Understands business objectives and drives specific tasks required to meet the objectives
Understands products, capabilities and limitations in sufficient detail to be able to develop offerings that meet customer needs
Communicates the business vision effectively in an open and consistent manner
Encourages input from all members of the team
Anticipates customer needs and ensures that they are met
Measures processes and performance through the customer's eyes
Communicates messages clearly and concisely
Aero Alliance is a Joint Venture that serves three segments of customers – its two parent companies, Baker Hughes, and GE Power, as well as the Authorized Service Providers (ASP) network. At Aero Alliance, our purpose is to deliver improved product, repair and execution, strategy and fulfillment with best-in-class quality, speed, and cost for the JV Partners & ASPs.
Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train, and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.
We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
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).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No