General Electric Global Product Manager, 3.0T MRI in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Role Summary:

The Global MRI Product Manager is responsible for defining the overall strategy and development of the SIGNA Premier platform to meet the needs of global 3.0T market. Owns product definition including clinical and technical capabilities, service features and benefits to meets customer needs. Drives 3.0T technology innovation prior and during new production introduction (NPI) programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Establishes the vision and defines the roadmap for development and commercialization for 3.0T technology within GE’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MR) product portfolio.

  2. Owns the SIGNA Premier 3.0T system’s product throughout the NPI lifecycle including new product development, installed-based offerings, and end-of-product/service life.

  3. Collaborates with MR segment leaders, product managers, and clinical leaders to develop 3.0T priorities, clinical and technical requirements, product differentiators, value propositions, and evidence generation

  4. Ensures the “voice of the customer” is reflected in product decisions and roadmaps. Builds external customer relationships to gather feedback on new prototypes and pre-commercial designs. Works with engineering and scientists to test and prototype new technologies and ideas.

  5. Collaborates with key-stakeholders which, in additional to product management, include program management, engineering, marketing, sales, manufacturing, finance, fulfillment, and services teams, while ensuring compliance with quality systems, regulatory requirements, and commercial processes.

  6. Develops deep understanding of customers’ clinical and economic needs, as well as values and benefits sought. Prioritizes 3.0T business opportunities and builds financial business cases in conjunction with strategic marketing, regional product marketing, finance and product leaders as part of the New Product Introduction (NPI) process.

  7. Oversees the NPI process for 3.0T programs, works with NPI program leaders and engineers to serve as the “voice of the customer” during NPI commercialization. Ensures the commercialization of new technology coils meet quality, schedule, regulatory claims, and product cost targets while maximizing speed and efficiency.

  8. Drives variable cost productivity initiatives to improve margins while retaining performance and customer value. Establishes system configurations and offerings to maximize profit.

  9. Manages the SIGNA Premier 3.0T installed-base. Drives quality and service improvements over the product lifecycle and determines end-of-life strategies for older products.

  10. Works with Global Marketing to develop positioning/messaging, sales training materials & collaterals, commercial launch and sales campaigns for NPIs

  11. Collaborates cross-functionally with marketing/sales, engineering, service, manufacturing, quality / regulatory to maximize 3.0T competitiveness within the MR industry.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Engineering, Business Administration or related field

  2. Minimum of 7 years’ experience in product marketing, MR product sales, or engineering, MR development, or a related field

  3. Strong technical and clinical understanding of MRI technology and its applications

  4. Team oriented. Ability to motivate others and work well with diverse, global and cross-functional teams to shape vision and product strategy

  5. Excellent oral and written communications skills

  6. Strong analytical and finance skills

  7. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time

  8. Must be willing to work in our Waukesha, WI facility full-time

Quality Specific Goals:

  1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

  2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

  3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Desired Characteristics:

  1. PhD or Master’s degree in MR Physics, Engineering, or related field strongly preferred

  2. MBA or Master’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field

  3. 10+ years’ experience in product marketing, product development or related field

  4. Customer facing experience via sales, field applications, marketing, and clinical development

  5. Deep Product Management/Marketing expertise, including: market trends/analysis, product commercialization and road-map development, product life-cycle management

  6. Experience with digital analytics including artificial intelligence and machine learning

  7. Healthcare product/industry/technical acumen

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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.

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.