General Electric NPI Project Director in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for collaborating with and coaching program management and the business’s functions to drive and continuously improve NPI product development. It will focus on high-profile projects & metrics that impact business outcomes and customer experiences. It will partner cross-functionally and between modalities to create enterprise solutions that will be adopted/managed long-term.

Essential Responsibilities:

•Helps business assess the NPI Leading Indicators and provides actions to improve.

•Drives and is accountable for NPI and Operational Excellence high-profile projects through rigorous and effective project scoping, cost/benefit analysis, solution development/piloting, and control plan formulation.

•Clearly communicates status, issues, risks, plans, etc. to senior management

•Manages activities of cross-functional teams to support and deliver solutions

•Maintains positive working relationships with peers, quality and modality leaders, and functional leaders to seamlessly integrate actions into the overall NPI Excellence strategy.

•Facilitates cross-functional integration to progress business process maturity roadmaps.

•Captures recommended practices for the PRD portal.

Qualifications/Requirements:

•Bachelor’s degree (or high school diploma/GED plus 4 years working experience and understanding of product development, manufacturing, quality control and servicing in a medical device environment).

•7 years of relevant work experience

•Demonstrated process improvement experience, knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies & in depth understanding of related processes.

•Prior project management experience with large-scale programs that cross multiple functions and process areas

•Demonstrated effective interpersonal, teamwork, networking skills, collaboration, negotiation & conflict resolution skills; ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization.

Desired Characteristics:

•Prior experience as a Program Manager or Lead Systems Designer

•Proficient in the PRD process

•Influential leader – able to work cross-functionally and drive wins for the business

•Culture accelerator and change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm

•Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver

•Demonstrated experience with regulations in the medical device and/or pharmaceutical industries

•Strong organizational skills

•Demonstrated knowledge of Total Quality Management System tools

•Ability to multi-task & handle tasks with competing priorities effectively

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate effectively in English

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any 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.