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Sr. Staff Program Manager, Military Stores Management Systems

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/6/2017 6:49:35 PM
  • 3038699
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Business Segment: Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems
Location(s): United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids


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Role Summary:


In this key role for GE Aviation’s robust avionics business, you will be the primary customer interface to manage the development and fielding of our Military Stores Management product offerings.



Essential Responsibilities:


In particular, you will :



  • Serve as a Program Manager in the Stores Management System (SMS) product area
  • Lead and are accountable for execution across a matrixed organization to ensure program cost, schedule and technical / contractual requirements are met for our customers and company
  • Creatively grow the assigned program by working closely with the customer(s) and internal stakeholders
  • Manage day-to-day program activities through coordination of efforts by Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Sourcing, and Contracts t
  • achieve program objectives.
  • Present project plans, business forecasts, risks and recommendations t
  • senior business leaders (EB and SEB) within the technical space and occasionally t
  • senior leaders
  • Manage customer relationship by serving as the focal point for customer communication.
  • Ensure, within reasonable business constraints, that program meets or exceeds customer's cost, schedule, and technical requirements.
  • Ensure that all program activities are executed in accordance with established processes and procedures.
  • Lead proposal development within your product areas
  • Negotiate price, scope, terms / conditions and schedule of the contract
  • Develop and maintain revenue forecasts which serve as the basis for the strategic plan for the business unit



    Qualifications/Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Program Manager or Product Manager for aircraft applications


    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment



    Desired Characteristics:


  • Deep experience as a Product Manager for military aircraft applications
  • Electrical engineer with familiarity in avionics hardware
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Independent, self-starter that can proactively manage a variety of external and internal stakeholders and achieve business growth
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
  • Established project management skills
  • Proven track record of being customer focused and experienced in communicating clearly and effectively through complicated negotiations and opposing viewpoints
  • Proficiency with project / program management tools, processes and earned value management

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.



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    Locations: United States; Michigan; Grand Rapids

    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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