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Digitization Tools Functional Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/14/2017 9:51:54 AM
  • 3023035
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Mebane


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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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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.

Role Summary:
The Digitization Tools Functional Leader will lead projects for the development of global inquiry to remittance digital tools including: quotation, product configurators, CAD software, customer portals (both internal & external) & other digital tools / applications used throughout the inquiry to remittance process.



Essential Responsibilities:
You will be responsible for coordinating all tool development efforts between the respective functions involved in the ITO / OTR process, including: Sales, Customer Excellence, Product Management, Supply Chain, IT and Finance. You will also be responsible for defining and documenting functional requirements, including: product rules, user experience, output documentation, process improvements, and downstream system integration needs.

Products include, but not limited to Medium Voltage Switchgear, Medium Voltage Motor Control Centers, Low Voltage Switchgear, Low Voltage Switchboards, and Low Voltage Motor Control Centers.  As well as Vacuum Circuit Breakers, Power Circuit Breakers, and Transformers.

As the Digitization Tools Functional Leader, you will:

  • Document functional requirements and specifications related to developing ITO / OTR digital tools
  • Document product rules and define the user experience during the development and maintenance of ITO / OTR Digital Tools
  • Work closely with applicable business functions to gather and define program requirements
  • Work closely with Technology to gather and define NPI requirements as well as legacy product designs and applications
  • Work closely with both internal and external users to assess their needs as it relates to digital tools and the ITR process
  • Lead the effort with Factory personnel to define order handoff requirements
  • Lead the effort with Finance to develop costing models to ensure accurate costing at the quote stage
  • Lead the effort with Product Management to develop pricing models to ensure market acceptable pricing, as well as product line profitability
  • Lead the effort with IT to provide functional requirements, test cases, and required deliverables associated with the IT development process
  • Develop and execute test plans to ensure desired functionality and quality of product configuration and other digital tools
  • Provide training and guidance to users of the tools


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics engineering, Computer Science (or High School Diploma / GED with minimum 8 years experience in a technical field)
  • Minimum 4 years experience in sales, quotation, application, project management, or product development including a minimum 4 years experience working with electrical distribution products


Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong knowledge of project management and project execution methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong customer advocate
  • Champion of change; willing and eager to promote change
  • Influencing skills
  • Global Mindset
  • Prior digital tool development experience
  • Prior Black Belt or Six Sigma experience or equivalent quality experience
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Mebane

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.

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


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