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General Electric Senior Aero Cost Out Leader M/F in Houston, Texas

Job Description Summary

The Senior Aero Cost-Out Leader is an integral role within the Business Transformation team responsible for driving product cost out. This role is highly cross-functional, global, and collaborative. The Aero Cost-Out Leader will lead the functional teams to achieve product cost out through strategic sourcing, engineering optimization and redesign, manufacturing productivity, and operational excellence for the Aero packages and engines.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Drive cost-out project ideation, development & execution with assigned teams & value streams

  • Conduct analytics and parametric modeling to assist management teams in setting cost targets and to support the organization in negotiation and translation into business case / projects

  • Set priorities and hold the team accountable to deliver on value engineering cost pipeline and line of sight

  • Be the single-point of contact between Sourcing, Engineering & Manufacturing to help accelerate cost-out

  • Lead Should-Cost Initiatives, challenge the cost positions, and trigger new areas of cost-out

  • Lead NPI programs using Should-Cost, benchmarking, and constant push towards Design-To-Cost

  • Lead and execute Make vs Buy Initiatives with the right cost models

  • Implement project plans until full value capture

Required Qualifications

  • Significant experience in Cost Reduction, Product Engineering and/or Supply Chain (Sourcing, Quality, Manufacturing, Program Management)

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited university or college, or related equivalent experience

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%

Desired Characteristics

  • MBA with a Finance specialty

  • Experience on cost-out programs management within an industrial company

  • Good IT / Digitization acumen, autonomy, decisive, collaborative

  • Knowledge of Product Costing, Should Costing and Design-to-Cost methodology

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams in a global matrixed environment

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage uncertainty and navigate stakeholder pressures

  • Strong oral and writing communication and presentation skills in English

  • Strong stakeholder management and arbitration abilities

  • Ability to challenge status quo and implement effective changes to improve controlling performance

  • Clear thinker with ability to focus on the “critical few” issues/priorities

Hungarian Applicants: Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment relationship under the laws of Hungary.

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