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Executive Engineering Leader - Measurement & Sensing

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:40:10 PM
  • 2798311
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States, United Kingdom; Massachusetts; Leicester, Billerica

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Role Summary:
The Executive Engineering Leader for GE Measurement & Sensing will be responsible for providing technical ownership and new product development for multiple product lines across a $500M global business. This role will provide leadership to a team of 280 Engineers globally working on high-technology product development, software & services and sustaining of existing products in addition to providing leadership to custom project execution teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition you will:

  • Set the overall technical strategy and multi-generation-product-planning working in conjunction with business leadership and product management teams
  • Key member of the business leadership team driving sales and margin growth
  • Deliver new product platforms and product upgrades within time, budget, and quality metrics
  • Deliver on the Software platforms for Measurement & Sensing on Predix
  • Drive the Sensors growth on GE rotating equipment
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and direction to the global engineering team of over 280
    Engineers at 8 global sites
  • Provide mentorship, and guidance on the design and application of Measurement & Sensing
  • Provide technical leadership and sponsorship at key customer accounts
  • Act as a key interface with the GE Global Research Center and cross-functional leaders to drive advanced technology development
  • Lead the following product line engineering teams: Flow Gas & Moisture (FGM), Pressure and Reuter Stokes; also provide leadership to customer project engineering teams
  • Drive operational excellence with clear focus on Safety, Quality, Timeliness and Cost
  • Embrace the GE Beliefs and demonstrate and drive a culture of integrity, openness, and transparency in all business interactions
  • Drive innovation processes and intellectual property development
  • Develop, mentor, and coach team members and drive employee engagement
  • Identify and deliver on material cost out and lean process improvements
  • Be an active participant in global and local Product Structuring initiatives
  • Own and manage operational budget and lead S2 and Session-T processes for the organization
  • Be responsible for anticipating and preparing the team to take on next-level business challenges

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related disciplines from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Extensive years of experience in progressively higher technical and managerial responsibilities covering program /people / product management

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven product development and program management expertise
  • Must have the ability to create and drive strategy with an execution focus
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in global matrixes environment with various stakeholders
  • Strong familiarity with the organization’s core technologies
  • Experience in developing & managing operating budgets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Strong process and quality focus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Diverse engineering background in Electronics, Software, Mechanical and large system design
  • Industry experience in Measurement & Sensing technologies
  • Understanding of industries critical to our growth platform: Oil and Gas, Aviation
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt or equivalent Quality certification
  • Working knowledge of operational planning, financials and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Be a change agent capable of influencing at all organizational levels
  • Strong ability to work in multi-business environment and develop technology synergy and roadmaps

Locations: United States, United Kingdom; Massachusetts; Leicester, Billerica

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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