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General Electric SOV Site Manager in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

The Site Manager will be in charge for the Vineyard Wind site

You will be responsible for managing Environment Health and Safety, budgets, turbine availability/quality and resources to continuously improve performance and customer satisfaction and scalability at highest safety standards. Close cooperation with Engineering and commission functions are an essential part for the success of the prototype validation.

Job Description

About us:

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability. We have invested more than $400 million to develop the Haliade-X, an investment that will also drive down offshore wind farms’ levelized cost of energy, helping make offshore wind energy more competitive for our customers. The Haliade-X was the industry’s first 14MW offshore wind turbine to operate, and is the only 12+MW offshore wind turbine platform that has been operating for over two years, specifically at its Rotterdam prototype site.

Why we come to work:

At GE Renewable Energy, our service teams keep our world moving. They’re adaptable, determined, and safety-focused, thriving in high-pressure situations. They’re the kind of people who dig deep for answers, work collaboratively with the right teams to drive solutions, and who sit back and smile when they know they have done a great job. As part of this team, you’ll be rewarded with autonomy and trust, a collaborative, supportive team, and the chance to be empowered and successful, every single day..

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Site Manager, you will:

  • Ensure compliance of all regulations and directives for occupational safety and safety at work as well as GE internal safety guidelines

  • Manages contract and area/site performance in terms of safety, cost budgets, technical escalation, and process compliance

  • Drive and manage a strong GE culture on site and supports the implementation / adaption of tools and systems

  • Managing of service technicians including all related administrative tasks such like timesheets and work order approval

  • Identify resources demands in terms of new hires, replacements and additional labor including 3rd parties to cope with workload peaks and coordinate realization

  • Responsible for the identification of qualification and training needs of (field) technician’s labor

  • Control of operational costs including implementation of cost out programs and productivity improvement plans

  • Be the point of contact for the customer representative on all site-specific day-to-day matters

  • Manage component/parts deliveries, manpower levels, service schedules, requisitions, documentation requirements etc

  • Participate in process & quality improvement and business initiatives and provide feedback on lessons learned to other departments

  • Establish and maintain a close cooperation with other departments to support and ensure prototype success


  • Master Craftsman’s Diploma / Certified Engineer or professional education in electro-mechanical or electrical engineering sector with 3+ years of technical experience with Wind Turbines or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of significant experience of wind operations especially in the field of operations and maintenance activities

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven ability to work in a cross-functional and global environment, remote teams, strong team player

  • Experienced and poise when dealing with customers’

  • Ability and willingness to travel international

  • Fluently in English languageProven offshore wind experience or experience in a related discipline

  • High motivation level; self-starter with strong leadership and communication skills

  • Ability to execute and meet targets within cost budgets working within a global matrix organization

  • Ability to motivate and effectively manage teams

  • Structured/methodical work behaviors and technical analytical proficiency

  • Distinct quality awareness, technology foresight in identification and solving of failures, deficiencies and issues

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Established project management skills

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