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Product Leader – Risers & Diverters

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/10/2017 8:16:29 PM
  • 2730320
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United States ; Texas; Houston

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Role Summary:
The Product Leader for Risers and Diverters is responsible for developing and executing a strategic vision to drive growth for these product lines within Drilling. In this role, you will be responsible for total cradle-to-grave lifecycle management of the product line, from sponsoring new programs to the support and discontinuance of existing products. You will be supported by functional Engineering, Product Management and Project Management.

Essential Responsibilities:
The key metrics for success in this role are product line return (margin) and market share (customer acceptance).

In the role of Product Line Leader – Risers & Diverters you will:

  • Provide leadership to grow & manage the product portfolio across the product lifecycle, ensuring product competitiveness, performance and reliability
  • Ensure competitive position and product vitality
  • Understand industry trends, customer needs and segments
  • Use data to establish product line strategy, vision and roadmap
  • Define and own programs, resources, schedules and budgets to support the product line strategy for existing and new products as well as services
  • Set goals for direct and dotted line reports aligned to the product line
  • Partner with functional leaders to determine resource allocations
  • Attract, develop and retain talent in the product line organization
  • Partner with the Commercial team to create and maintain good customer relationships - work closely with them to solve their problems
  • Develop business cases to support investment in new programs (NPI / R&D) that support the platform product, regional and customer initiatives
  • Partner with Supply Chain to develop and optimize strategy supporting the product line
  • Drive cycle and cost out initiatives for products in the portfolio
  • Ownership & accountability for product portfolio profitability and growth targets
  • Own cost and pricing targets
  • Utilize Win / Loss analysis to drive decisions
  • Ensure operational excellence in the areas of integrity, EHS, controllership and compliance
  • Work with Marketing to develop and execute promotion plans that increase GE Drilling brand awareness, including industry trade shows, promotional literature, and trade magazine advertising
  • Participate in industry events through presentations as appropriate

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 14 years of product line, engineering, business or commercial experience)
  • Minimum 10 years of product line, engineering, business or commercial experience
  • Minimum 5 years of oilfield experience with subsea equipment, preferably with subsea blowout preventers (BOPs), risers, diverters, wellhead connectors and/or Managed Pressure Drilling tools and techniques

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university preferred
  • MBA from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Proven track record of establishing operating plans and objectives and producing results
  • Strong, data driven analytical skills
  • Understanding of business financial drivers and metrics
  • Domain expertise with oil & gas drilling equipment and operations
  • Strong presentation skills to enable clear and concise delivery of information to customers and internal stakeholders
  • Able to energize teams at all levels of the organization and effectively balance multiple initiatives
  • High energy, assertiveness, and self -motivated individual to work in a fast paced environment with limited direction
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in strategic planning and operational excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business opportunities
  • Strategic thinker and change agent with demonstrated influencing skills in a global environment
  • Ability to respond to unexpected circumstances and/or work in ambiguous situations
  • Decisive decision-maker focusing on speed and accuracy

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    Locations: United States ; Texas; Houston

    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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