Product Manager –2MW Platform

17 Nov 2016
10 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Product Manager is ultimately responsible for successful development, commercialization and implementation of new 2MW platform turbine models for use globally. In this role the Product Manager will engage with all functions within the Renewables organization, as well as suppliers and customers.

Essential Responsibilities

In this position you will develop, drive and execute NPIs in the wind program deck, in close collaboration with all functions involved in developing and commercializing these products. Programs can contain amongst others; commercial, technical, operational, product safety, manufacturing and logistical challenges. In this role, you will interact with senior management within GE's organization as well as all functional levels, in order to develop a competitive and profitable product.

In addition, you will:
• Be accountable for successful development and commercialization of assigned wind turbine models or features within the 2MW product line
• Lead New Product Introductions (NPI) through the toll-gate process and ensures each function meets the deliverables and requirements defined in the NPI process
• Track program progress and expenses and reports out to senior management on a regular basis
• Be responsible for development and execution of a detailed cross-functional execution plan that leads to success on all product CTQs as specified in the Product Requirements (PRD)
• Work with the commercial team and Customer Value Manager to successfully commercialize the product in the target regions
• Monitor where needed, improve performance of the installed base
• Work with product engineering and the commercial team to develop regional specific adaptations to the product
• Own achieving the cost position for the product in the target regions


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited college or university
• Minimum of 5 years experience in Product Management, Engineering, Operations, or Sales
• Willingness and ability to travel 15% of the time to Wind Projects, Prototypes, and Customer / Industry events

Desired Characteristics

• Wind Industry or Product Manager Experience
• JOLP or RELP Program Graduate
• Strong, self-directed, collaborative team player with interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
• Experience in leading cross-functional teams to achieve desired targets
• Proven analytical skill set and strategic mind-set, ability to quickly move from details to the holistic view and vice versa
• Ability to prioritize and set challenging but realistic project schedules
• Strong general financial knowledge
• Knowledge of product marketing tools and technique