Supply Chain Business Development IT Leader

Schenectady, New York
03 Oct 2016
22 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This individual will be responsible for information technology solution delivery and project execution/implementation for GE Power initiatives fostering alignment of information technology with operations technology. The candidate will partner closely with various Functional Leaders and IT organizations to drive lean process/simplification and digitization efforts.

Essential Responsibilities

As The Supply Chain Business Development IT Leader you will:
  • Partner with supply chain to implement a large portfolio of supply chain and manufacturing integration programs for GE Power.
  • Build a team of resources to support plants for Gas Powered Services along with supporting our over all Brilliant Factory vision across GE Power.
  • Lead team to insure standards and processes for shop floor digitization meet the business' present and future needs and facilitates rapid and repeatable deployments.
  • Lead a team that provides delivery of digitization solutions that support our Integration benefit targets.
  • Deliver multiple projects; manage issues, roadblocks, dependencies, overlaps, scope.
  • Identify risk mitigation strategies, take early action to resolve issues and address impacts.
  • Provide status updates at all levels of the organization according to the communication plan.
  • Manage contingent labor resources and coordinate their delivery while maximizing insourcing of key roles.
  • Manage budget and project financials and contracts associated with programs or initiatives for your team.
  • Liaise with Digital Technology, Global Research, and Advanced Manufacturing along with executive Supply Chain, Engineering leaders to drive business outcomes.
  • Help deliver and implement brilliant factory solutions on the factory floor and across the supply chain network.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in a combination Information Technology, Operations Technology, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, & Sourcing.
  • Minimum of 5 years Experience leading 6-10 direct resources.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Understanding of Supply Chain, Manufacturing Execution, Engineering and/or Operations Management
  • Sourcing, Logistics, & International Trade Compliance experience
  • Hands on experience in a manufacturing environment, MES, Product Lifecycle Management, Model Based Enterprise / Manufacturing
  • Experience with GE Proficy GE Predix product suite and Historian or similar applications
  • Established project management and organizational abilities
  • Digital Experience with starting up new facilitates, acquisitions, divestures, transfer of work
  • Proven leadership skills in both business planning and information technology
  • Strong interpersonal, communications, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Change Acceleration Process (CAP)
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to function in team environment as both a leader and member
  • Working in a matrix organization and global delivery model
  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills
  • ITLP Graduate / CAS graduate / EIMP
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma certification or equivalent quality certification
  • ERP and/or MES implementation experience
  • Manufacturing and/or GSCM operations experience
  • Experience in facility development, start-up, or transfer of work, IT due diligence
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional environment and effectively interface with all levels of the organization and customers
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to identify critical issues
  • Strong propensity for excelling in a demanding environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Able to adapt to ever changing priorities

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