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Onshore Wind Productivity Program Manager

  • GE Renewable Energy
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 1:55:24 AM
  • 2817711
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Renewable Energy OnShore Wind
Location(s): United States ; New York; Schenectady


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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 Renewable Energy is a 9 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. With 13,000 employees present in more than 40 countries, and headquartered in Paris, GE Renewable Energy is backed-up by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. We take the earth’s most abundant resources - the strength of the wind, the force of water, and the heat of the sun, - and put them to work with breakthrough technology that unleashes their true possibilities. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 370 gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner.



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:
The Onshore Wind Productivity Program Manager demonstrates the leadership and expertise necessary to execute and deliver word class productivity programs that will enable us to achieve our overall profitability goals. You will utilize your operational, technical, commercial & financial experience and expertise to execute productivity strategies geared towards maximizing profitability.



Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to the overall global execution of the cost out and productivity strategy for our Services business. This position will be part of a team focused on driving the execution of productivity targets through project identification, quantification, definition, implementation, and continuous monitoring to drive both short-term and long-term business goals. You, and the rest of the productivity team, will work closely with the digital organization, Services Product Line team, and operations leaders in each region.

As the Onshore Wind Productivity Program Manager, you will:

  • Develop and execute technical, operational and commercial strategies to maximize profitability and customer outcomes
  • Lead projects across the globe that change the cost structure and improve overall competitiveness; build pipeline for year over year productivity
  • Develop and expand technical and operational capabilities
  • Own productivity targets for the globe and execute projects to deliver
  • Develop pipeline of projects to deliver financial results
  • Balance product cost, productivity, configuration management and performance objectives
  • Track & mitigate technical risk exposure in collaboration with the engineering, operations and other functional teams. Establish, operationalize and drive a technical risk strategy to improve installed base performance and customer experience
  • Work across the P&L (Profit & Loss), operations, COEs (Center of Excellence) & functional organizations to drive a culture of operational, financial and contractual risk management that will result in improved financial performance



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Services / Project Management


Desired Characteristics:
  • Training and experience in advanced process capabilities such as LEAN Six Sigma, Fastworks, value stream mapping, etc
  • Global leadership experience, working cross-functionally with varied stakeholder groups
  • Experience with leading initiatives cross functionally, involving functional and P&L teams
  • Strong project management skills, process skills & attention to detail
  • Experience with CSA (Current Spend Analysis) modeling, forecasting & risk management techniques
  • Strong business acumen including operations, fulfillment, commercial knowledge & financial systems
  • Ability to support a field execution function, with good technical & financial background
  • Strong understanding of commercial terms & conditions with demonstrated experience in negotiating, executing or interpreting
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or equivalent quality certification
  • GE leadership program graduate (FMP (Financial Management Program), EDISON, EEDP (Edison Engineering Development Program), OMLP (Operations Managemant Leadership Program), CAS (Cost Accounting Standards), etc.) (GE employees only)

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Locations: United States ; New York; Schenectady

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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