Essential Responsibilities: Directs functional area of a major business segment. Translates concepts, develops strategy, and implements change. Creates programs responsive to external environment. Participates in cross-functional business and cultural development. · Leadership and oversight for quality engineering design, execution and product safety for the portfolio of GE products and services. · Responsible for the oversight of the related sciences including materials and performance. · Key member of the Engineering Division staff, providing guidance, leadership, mentoring and intervention, as necessary, to strengthen the discipline, quality, reliability and rigor of our engineering work. · Functional responsibility for the Chief Engineers, Product Safety and Technical Regulations and Standards Organizations. · Provide leadership with high integrity and oversight of processes protecting Intellectual Property, Export Controlled and Strategic Technology. · Drive the development and application of consistent design practices and sharing of design best practices across the GE Infrastructure businesses. · Ensure a rigorous process is followed in the execution of Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action of product and process issues. · Drive technology synergies and integration across the company. · Provide Competitive Assessment regarding the business / products and Acquisition Evaluation support. · Technical expert in the GE community through demonstrated technical accomplishments including holding patents, component design and systems design experience, and strong knowledge of mechanical design fundamentals.
Qualifications/Requirements: · Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college · At least 8 additional years of technical leadership experience
Desired Characteristics: · Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred · Prior experience with a focus on managing technical programs and designing and developing new products related to solving product issues is preferred · Prior experience with New Product Development (NPI) process, Lean Principles, and management methodologies is preferred · Strong coaching expertise and success in working across the business functions, other GE businesses, and the global teams · Strong business acumen · Strong customer mindset · Strong oral and written communication skills · Strong interpersonal and leadership skills · Six Sigma training is preferred
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