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Commercial Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 8/7/2017 6:50:25 AM
  • 2955438
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United Kingdom; Peterborough

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GE Power’s Water & Process Technologies is a global business that focuses on the world’s most complex water-related challenges in more than 100 countries. Employing approximately 8,000 people and headquartered in Trevose, PA, Water & Process Technologies provides innovative solutions that address the growing demand for increased water availability and quality, while improving customers’ productivity and meeting more stringent environmental regulations. GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid 2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Role Summary:
GE Water & Process Technologies is currently searching for a Commercial Engineer to join our Commercial Engineering team and assume responsibility for proposal activities, basic process designs, budgetary and final proposals within an assigned region, as well as periodic support for other Commercial Engineers within the group. This position may require some travel.

Essential Responsibilities:
The objective of this assignment to provide a development opportunity to demonstrate capability

  • in leading coordination of all BMS project related ITO (Inquiry to Order) activities
  • in successful and productive collaboration with the sales team in development of opportunities and hence drive business growth
  • in establishing a strong internal network to enhance successful collaboration with all internal functions that are involved in a BMS project all the way from ITO to OTR

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support development and closure of key deals to maximise revenue generation.
  • Support Sales teams to properly structure a deal and
    optimize profitability through a thorough understanding of the project life cycle costs and financing requirements where applicable.
  • Support Sales teams to structure deals to combine equipment, services and speciality chemicals and clearly develop & communicate value propositions for each BMS offering.
  • Support Sales teams in the continuous development and/or fine tuning of country specific business plans and market research.
  • Timely preparation of budgetary and final proposals.
  • Generate process designs
  • Generate/Coordinate Process & Instrumentation Diagrams and General Arrangement Drawings.
  • Apply costing and process design strategies to position the company in the early stages of project development and to increase probability & success.
  • Adhering to all internal procedures related to bid preparation, proposal tracking, authorization of Order Packages and sales forecasting.
  • Provide training to both CF&E and Sales Teams on the BMS portfolio of Solutions and all related aspects.


Showing capabilities to accelerate change, work in a rapidly changing environment and operate independently to deliver business results. Also, show strong influencing and team building skills using clear and concise communication skills to, drive and inspire colleagues across all the business functions.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, chemical, civil or environmental engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Significant experience in water and wastewater engineering or equipment supply field
  • Profound knowledge of Membrane Separation Technologies and Membrane Process Equipment

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Desired Characteristics:
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work on own initiative and independently
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Goal oriented
  • Team player
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Locations: United Kingdom; Peterborough

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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