Executive - Systems Engineering

Role Summary:
The Executive - Solution Management Leader directs a functional area of the Reliability Center of Excellence to drive engineering solutions for issues experienced in the locomotive installed base. This leader will identify opportunities, translate concepts, develop strategy, and implement change to ensure timely, reliable, and cost-effective solutions.
Essential Responsibilities:
? Key customer interface for quality and reliability of installed base
? Identify opportunities and set prioritization of all projects (hardware or software) based on criticality, customer need, and resources
? Develop solutions ranging from advanced diagnostics to repair technologies
? Understand and balance between up-sell, reliability, and obsolescence
? Manage a multimillion dollar budget consisting of a global functional team and engineering investment for project execution that deliver results
? Provide leadership and technical direction for assigned organizational responsibilities, programs, and personnel
? Establish and maintain relationships with required external and internal interfaces to ensure customer requirements are understood and being achieved
? Work with Services, Systems & CoE teams to drive root cause identification and resolution
? Effectively communicate technical and financial aspects of activities throughout the organization
? Promote technical excellence within own team, creating a sense of urgency for responsiveness
? Develop a team that can apply advanced technologies or simple operational changes depending on situational needs
? Ensure positive actions are taken to encourage growth, technical development, and improved interpersonal skills of the team
? Ensure compliance initiatives and training requirements are implemented
? Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field
? Demonstrated domain expertise: at least 8 years of experience in: manufactured products,
? sub-systems, customer applications or services operations
? At least 5 years? experience leading teams directly or indirectly
? Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Desired Characteristics:
? Ability to develop relationships with key customer contacts, articulate technical issues, and solution in a balanced, humble, yet confident manner
? Ability to solve challenging technical problems and see through clutter to get practical solution
? Successful track record of achievement
? Change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
? Ability to motivate others and achieve results
? Strong analytical and quantitative skills
? Statistically literate and familiar with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools
? Demonstrated commitment for process improvement
? Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
? Strong oral and written communication skills
? Ability to deliver effective presentations and educate at all levels of the organization
? Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
About Us:
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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.
Locations: United States; Illinois, Pennsylvania, Texas; Chicago, Erie, Fort Worth
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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