Americas - Technical Product Manager (Independent Engineer)

Recruiter
Location
Greenville, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 Oct 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
2765090
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This market is extremely competitive with multiple turbine Original Equipment Manufacturers in place. New products are developed very fast and must be introduced to the global wind market. This trend represents a major opportunity for GE to serve them better and drive global growth. It's important that the new GE 2 & 3MW wind turbines will be seen as "proven" and/or "evolutionary" design to receive financing approval from investors and their DD (Due Diligence) engineers.

Essential Responsibilities

The Americas - Technical Product Manager (Independent Engineer) will define, implement execute the strategy to further increase the acceptance of new turbine models.

As the Americas - Technical Product Manager (Independent Engineer), you will:
  • Drive strong expertise in technical DD reviews with consultants
  • Execute product value selling for existing and new products
  • Create a close working relationship with all key personnel at the technical product level and develop a thorough understanding of the product value proposition and customer needs in general and in sector of IE's (independent engineers / 3rd party consultants), insurers and investors regarding technical due diligence
  • Provide product assistance to business critical orders to ensure Customer with focus on their renewable energy growth and strategy
  • Identify, understand, and communicate to the PLL (Product Line Leader) team and other relevant functions, customer, investors, insurers and IE's requirements and needs, from both project specific and in general
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Own the IE's plan: be accountable for their updates on the new products and ensure new product will pass DD reviews to allow financing in customer projects
  • Develop long term programs such as: Commercial product trainings, product entry strategy for growth and new markets, product book updates and other tools used in the teams to reflect current products , product sunset communication with internal and external customers



Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the wind power industry



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

  • Advanced Degree with applicable industry experience
  • Strong customer mindset
  • Self-starter with high energy and ability to energize others
  • Green Belt Certified or equivalent quality certification
  • Practical understanding of current / new wind turbine technologies of GE and the competitive landscape
  • Prior experience with Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Rules, Offshore Standards and Specification or Renewable advisory
  • Prior experience of working with or as an Independent Engineer
  • Strong communication skills and confidence with executive level presentations
  • Fluent in English
  • Proven experience in face to face customer meetings
  • Strong interpersonal, team building skills and customer focus; ability to work with colleagues and customers at all levels of the organizations
  • Flexible travel schedule