Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): Czech Republic; Praha
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.
Role Summary: The Executive - Engineering directs functional area of a major business segment, translates concepts, develops strategy, and implements change. In this role you will create programs responsive to external environment/customers and participate in cross-functional business and cultural development.
Lead and oversee quality engineering design, execution and product safety for the portfolio of GE products and services
Responsible for the oversight of the related sciences including materials and performance
Serve as key member of the Engineering Division staff, providing guidance, leadership, mentoring and intervention, as necessary, to strengthen the discipline, quality, reliability and rigor of our engineering work
Execute functional responsibility for the Chief Engineers, Product Safety and Technical Regulations and Standards Organizations
Provide leadership with high integrity and oversight of processes protecting Intellectual Property, Export Controlled and Strategic Technology
Drive the development and application of consistent design practices and sharing of design best practices across the GE businesses
Ensure a rigorous process is followed in the execution of Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action of product and process issues
Drive technology synergies and integration across the company
Provide Competitive Assessment regarding the business / products and Acquisition Evaluation support
Serve as technical expert in the GE community through demonstrated technical accomplishments including holding patents, component design and systems design experience, and strong knowledge of mechanical design fundamentals
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
Very strong technical leadership experience
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Prior experience with a focus on managing technical programs and designing and developing new products related to solving product issues
Prior experience with New Product Development (NPI) process, Lean Principles, and management methodologies
Strong coaching expertise and success in working across the business functions, other GE businesses, and the global teams
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