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General Electric Installation & Repair Tooling/Process Deployment Leader in Schenectady, New York

Job Description Summary

The Installation & Repair Tooling/Process Deployment Leader will support the development & lead the deployment of new tooling & repairs for our global Onshore Wind Projects & Services businesses. The focus of this role will be Installation but can include Services Baseline and/or Services Advanced repairs.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

As the Installation & Repair Tooling/Process Deployment Leader, you will:

  • Act as the primary liaison between Global Wind Projects & Services (Operations, Tooling Centers, EHS) and Wind Engineering (Services Engineering, Repair Technology, Product Engineering) in the areas of tool / repair developments & deployment.

  • Support Installation & Services Product Line & Services Engineering in identifying tool / repair needs globally, support building business cases, define tool / repair development specifications, & create testing / validation plans

  • Lead global validations & Beta Period of tooling/process products by working with Repair Technologies, Platform Leaders, Field Engineering, EHS and etc. to ensure timely and realistic trials; this will include the establishment of validation teams, identification of site / location, logistics, TWPs/WDIs, execution and data collection / report outs

  • Lead and complete action plans coming out tool/process validations as well as lead continuous improvements as new feedback are received to meet all CTQs

  • Define global tool/process introduction strategy that contain quantity, packaging / kitting, maintenance / certifications cycles, cost, applicability to poles and affected turbine models

  • Establish global training requirements & strategy for new tool / repair products; this will include building a curriculum, creating training levels, leading training sessions globally, & any additional knowledge transfer of use, handling, and maintenance of new tool / repair products.

  • Coordinate the deployment of new tooling / processes with the Global Projects & Services Operations teams; this will include region specific operations strategies, tooling & part procurement, trainings, procedures, etc.

  • Provide input into New Platforms for New Units across Land & Megawatt Constrained segments.

  • Partner with key stakeholders and senior leaders to build and execute strategy

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Installation or Repair Field Engineering experience)

  • Ability and willingness to travel 50% of the time, which includes international travel and must comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • REDP (Renewable Energy Development Program), RELP (Renewable Energy Leadership Program), FEP (Field Engineering Program) graduate (GE Employee's only). OMLP (Operations Management Leadership Program)

  • Prior Installation or Repair Field Engineering experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

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

  • Established project management skills.

  • Proficiency in technical writing and process documentation

  • Project coordination / Change Management / Influencing / Leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter and able to work with limited supervision

  • Safety conscious

  • Detail orientated

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team

  • Lean, Six Sigma certification or equivalent quality certification

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes