General Electric FACTS North America Projects / Operations Leader in Saratoga Springs, New York
Role Summary:The NAM Operations Leader drives the Project Management teams in charge of executing the FACTS contracts of the NAM portfolio (EPC, EEP Projects type). You will support and provides guidance on facilities, tools, resources and skills needed to run the Projects on Budget, On Time Delivery and Quality commitments. You will initiate and drive the appropriate transformation program enabling to meet the FACTS Product Line objectives for the NAM Region.
Essential Responsibilities:In addition, you will take the responsibility of Activity Leader for the FSC (Fixed Series Compensators) / SC (Synchronous Condenser) technologies, in order get visibility on the P&L of FSC/SC at a world-wide level.
As the FACTS North America Projects / Operations Leader, you will:
Manage the OTR (Order to Remittance) for FACTS Projects Portfolio in NAM Region, embarking STATCOM / SVC, FSC or Sync Condensers technologies
Ensure Project Reviews governance in line GE Grid Solutions Operating rhythm with a key focus on Risks Management and related mitigation plans
Ensure KPIs dashboard issuance for the NAM Portfolio
Ensure a consistent Resources Management process, with appropriate workload rolling forecast
Drive costs reduction initiatives along with Project execution
Is proactively involved in the ITO (Inquiry to Order) cycle in order to contribute to planning and costs definition for a competitive execution plan
Ensure smooth transition of post sales activities with Services in order to secure customer satisfaction
Drive Quality continuous improvement Programs
Interface and collaborate with GS Central Functions (PMO, Engineering, Sourcing, PCA …) in order to apply common tools and processes supporting the Operational performance
Interface and collaborate with NAM Solutions Regional Teams for local deliveries of the Solutions
Fixed Series Capacitors / Sync Condensers Activity leader missions
Drive initiatives and changes related to the activity across the Grid Solution organization (FACTS, HVDC and the entire Grid Solutions)
Allow better decision making on NPI investment, go to market, operational model, support model for this activity
Focus on the mid-to-long term business horizon to improve the activity’s business model and performance
Increase our focus on FSC/SC in order to capture the growth of this market
Owner of the activity business model (how to sell, execute, support)
Accountable for long term Activity P&L improvement
Sponsors key initiatives for the Activity, in particular drives best practice awareness and sharing, Lean and Fastworks approaches to problem solving, liaising with Quality function to ensure mutual support and cooperation to deliver shared objectives
Roadmap Arbitrage between Product marketing and NPI (R&D)
Provide leadership, guidance, coaching to NAM Leaders reporting to you
Establish the strategy and implement transformation Program for a suitable integration of the team and cross-knowledge plan
Develop and maintain a productive working climate, promoting teamwork and cross-functional efforts to achieve and maintain excellence
Establish the goals that meet the needs of FACTS Product Line for NAM and implement the proper communication plan
Represent and promote compliance and EHS activities and serve as focal point for all compliance and EHS issues within Operation team
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 5 years of experience a leadership position
Minimum of 3 years of experience in an Operative Manager position
Master’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering
Strong project management skills and proven track record of delivering complex projects (EPC or EEP)
Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills, capable of influencing and driving strategic change agenda across the organization
Solid technical skills and experience in Power Electronics domain – FACTS
Strong customer mind-set
Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge / skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem
Strong business acumen
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