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Executive - Engineering

  • GE Digital
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:09:44 PM
  • 4000204
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston


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

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Boston

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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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