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Sr Product Manager- Brilliant Manufacturing

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:49:28 PM
  • 2858790
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Digital Applications
Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Boston


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. 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:
As Senior Product Manager in GE’s Digital Applications, you will be responsible for creating strong working relationships with and influencing across executive leadership, product management, engineering & functional groups. You will create and to execute strategy within GE Digital, across GE businesses, and with partners and customers. You may mentor junior product managers.

Essential Responsibilities:
As a domain expert for your portfolio, you will engage customers at mid-level management & technical levels to develop/refine portfolio strategy, influence customer direction and execute strategy. Elevate how we engage with internal and external software businesses. You will be accountable for driving successful delivery of GE Digital products, making recommendations on extending software solutions, and representing General Electric to the outside market, including customers, partners and analysts.

As the Product Manager, Digital Applications, you will:
  • Add some business perspective and probably work/interact with Dev team 25 - 40% of the time.
  • 40 -60% of time on customer facing and business related issue to the product.
  • Proactively drive portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation. Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations)
  • Identify market opportunities, factor/influence market trend, define/manage requirements, establish/refine product management processes and be a field agent or edge technology domain/business expert for the portfolio to guide teams
  • Understand competitive pricing, industry norms and trends, business implications and influence on consumption behavior
    o Leverage overall portfolio and product strategy to create a detailed product plan tailored for balancing internal productivity and customer facing solutions
  • Work with all areas of the product management and software development lifecycle to deliver differentiated products. This position will strategically work to define and develop business plans, financial projections, and product positioning
  • Work cross-functionally across engineering, marketing, sales, internal and external customers, analysts and senior management teams to formulate and execute the product strategy
  • Responsible for implementing the full product development lifecycle process, including facilitating business planning, strategic partnerships, collateral, and strategic prospects
  • Establish and manage relationship across GE businesses & sub-businesses, partners and customers and technical expert’s levels across industries and geographies
  • Establish strong working relationship with account managers, technical sales and user/developer community
  • Deliver business & technical sales collaterals (such as value proposition, how to sell, RoI analysis, competitive analysis, data sheet, product overview, FAQ, recorded demos, webinars)
  • Responsible for developing go-to-market plans for GE Software solutions
  • Responsible for defining and managing requirements and roadmap for a portfolio of products, and be the product expert
  • Mentor junior product managers on the team
    o About 20-30% of the time to travel within US and globally


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 12 years of Product management experience along with established leadership credentials across disciplines and functions within a product OR Master’s degree with 8 years of experience



Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel 20-30%
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Boston, MA


Desired Characteristics:
  • 40 -60% of time on customer facing and business related issue to the product
  • Strong experience in software development methodology
  • Proactively drives portfolio and investment decision to balance customer needs, install base requirements (refresh) and long term enterprise differentiation. Evangelizes concepts beyond current offerings and considers business model innovation (product, service and delivery innovations
  • Defines and/or influences pricing strategy for product/ services and alignment across functions and organizations
  • Experience in manufacturing/Software specific experience
  • Aligns goals, feature sets, capabilities to business objectives for the product (i.e. Profitability, ROI, Market Penetration, Channel development, Brand Development, etc.
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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.
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