General Electric Engineering Product Owner in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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.

Role Summary:

This role leads a cross-functional team of LP/PB of functional representatives to: ensure our products are safe and effective; quickly act on customer satisfaction opportunities; proactively act to ensure continuous fulfillment; deliver cost reduction; and continuously improve product quality. This EPO drives the team to deliver product objectives, defines critical interdependencies/deliverables, manage program risks, within budget and on schedule.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Overall responsibility for the installed base health (total quality, fulfillment, regulatory compliance) of Defib and KISS product lines.

  2. Creates and ensures effective and efficient communication across business functions; motivates and energizes the team through leadership

  3. Generates plan to ensure sufficient response to Customer Satisfaction Opportunities (CSOs) in segment

  4. Measures product quality and generates plans to drive continuous improvement

  5. Drives rigor in completing quality system records (CAPAs, investigations, complaints, etc.) on time

  6. Addresses regulatory and supply chain issues proactively to ensure continuous fulfillment and executes on cost reduction opportunities

  7. Works as an equal partner with the Business Team and Program Core Team to deliver quality products on time, within budget and with competitive features

  8. Provides expert guidance and support to the product program organization in various technical/functional aspects of research, engineering, supply chain, and service.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Science or equivalent (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 12 years progressive experience as an engineer or scientist within the appropriate field of study)

  2. 8+ years of more progressive responsibility and experience as an engineer or scientist

  3. 4+ years experience in project leadership within a manufacturing, development or research environment, including previous leadership of a global and/or virtual team.

  4. Demonstrated ability to build lasting cross-functional relationships, including strong influential and communication skills

  5. Demonstrated understanding/experience with the New Product Introduction (NPI) cycle and cross-functional interdependencies

Desired Characteristics:

  1. Masters Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)

  2. Knowledge of GE Healthcare engineering tools and processes (PQM, TrackWise, Agile, MyWorkshop, etc.)

  3. Demonstrated experience with NPI ISO and regulatory compliance process, design history file and collaterals are in place and current

  4. Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues

  5. Demonstrated skills in proactively identifying, facilitating and driving closure of a product/program actions

  6. Attention to detail and ability work independently toward timely completion of a variety of assignments

  7. Ability to develop unique concepts/solutions for complex products

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Wauwatosa

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