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IT Project Manager with Supply Chain exp. (Welland, Ontario)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:00:50 PM
  • 2918810
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): Canada; Ontario; Welland, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Mississauga, Oakville

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 Canada works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. This is your chance to become a part of a company internationally known for its reputation as an innovative industry leader that will invest in your success and growth. GE has been recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017. Join GE Canada and help us make a real difference creating the next generation of products and services that will impact the world for generations to come. For more information visit our website at and follow us on Twitter at: and YouTube at

GE’s power generation business has the largest delivered fleet of gas turbines in the world with more than 7,400 turbines operating in 112 countries, and a manufacturing footprint in the Americas, Europe, and Asia to serve its global customers. The portfolio includes gas turbines, gas engines, steam turbines, generators, HRSGs, controls and more.

Role Summary:
Responsible for wing-to-wing execution of technical projects to deliver high quality outcomes. You will be a key member of the Welland Brilliant Factory Support Team that will support the production of reciprocating gas engines. Partner with functional product owners to define features backlog, requirements and work with tech teams internal/external to ensure project outcomes are delivered on time, in scope, budget and of desired quality. Ensure project management practices are followed.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with business and functional partners and technology leadership in defining features backlog and specifying requirements.
  • Drive technology discussion and strategy in line with business needs and company reference architecture.
  • Define execution plan and approach based on project scope, expected timeline and available budget/resources.
  • Facilitate convergence of functional and technical knowledge and build project teams.
  • Work with globally located technical team often comprising of members of separate organizations to coordinate day-to-day execution as per outlined plan.
  • Cooperate with and manage external vendors as required. Manage procurement and onboarding process.
  • Ensure pre-defined project management processes and practices are followed. Drive simplification and improvement as necessary.
  • Support execution team with resolution of roadblocks and interdependencies. Partner with technical and functional teams external to the project to ensure their tasks are completed as required.
  • Manage project risks, scope changes and other non-standard events throughout the life of the project.
  • Manage stakeholder communication and progress reporting.
  • Ensure quality of deliverables is verified and matching stakeholder expectations.
  • Track project outcomes realization and customer satisfaction levels through established metrics against service level. Ensure lessons learned are collected.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, or Engineering or 4 years of IT technical experience.
  • Executed multiple ERP projects in support of Supply Chain operations.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources.
  • Experience working with others on a global basis.
  • Applies knowledge to coach and mentor others.
  • Demonstrated customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer, builds strong customer relationships, creates processes with customer viewpoint and partners with customers to help shape their future initiatives.
  • Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills - communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions, anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve, creates actionable strategies and operational plans.
  • Change oriented - actively generates process improvements, champions and drives change initiatives, confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways, balances multiple and competing priorities and executes accordingly.
  • PMP, ScrumMaster or related Project Management certifications.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Locations: Canada; Ontario; Welland, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Mississauga, Oakville

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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