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Hydro NA Generator Product Line Srvc Director

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 4:03:10 PM
  • 2803902
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy Hydro
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Denver


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Role Summary:
The Generator Product Line Service Director leads a team of Project Managers and Project Directors through successful execution of Hydro Service contracts on generator scopes of work. You will own team EHS performance, customer satisfaction, project profitability and schedule across the generator product line P&L for the Hydro North America Service team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Overall project management responsibility for generator projects after handover from the sales team through successful completion, including safety, quality schedule, financial profitability, sourcing, engineering, etc
  • Build and grow customer relationships during project execution phase
  • Responsible for managing a direct team of Project Managers and functional team of Project Engineers and other support functions across multiple office locations
  • Develop and lead team of Project Managers / Directors, including succession planning 0
  • Drive efficiency and productivity in the team through ownership and improvement, as needed, of project management processes
  • Ownership of safety strategy and culture implementation at project level; ensuring personnel are provided with and following proper procedures
  • Support the sales and commercial team in the North American service organization to structure appropriate and executable offerings
  • Enhance project financials through timely execution of change orders
  • Accountable for quarterly P&L performance (Budget vs Forecast vs actual) and regular pacing
  • Close cooperation with the Field Service organization to ensure safe, smooth and efficient site operations
  • Target to profitably grow the Service business by 2x by 2019 by improving competitiveness and responsiveness through problem solving and customer first mindset
  • Ensure return of experience and transfer of knowledge to develop further competence and autonomy of the direct and extended team

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    Bachelor's Degree (High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of project management)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management in the Hydro and/or Service industry

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Technical / Engineering experience with a strong commercial awareness and cross functional business understanding (Sales, Legal, Finance, etc.)
  • Proven ability to work in a cross functional organization through successful leadership and influencing skills
  • Strong communicator (fluent in English) and negotiator
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills to motivate team through pro-active milestone management and issue resolution
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Capacity to identify, analyze and handle risks and opportunities
  • Understands the importance of service attitude (being available to the customer, responsive to customer’s needs, flexible and willingness to build close customer relations)
  • Decision maker and resilient
  • Able to balance technical and commercial constraints with customer needs
  • Ability to manage and lead through change and organizational growth

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    Locations: United States ; Colorado; Denver

    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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