Senior Engineering Section Manager
GE Transportation 4.073 reviews - Melbourne, FL

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As a key member of the Engineering leadership team for ICS, the Engineering Leader – CAB Electronics will demonstrates leadership in setting and communicating business goals, programs, and processes for the Locomotive CAB Electronics product lines for the global market place.

Essential Responsibilities
In this role, you will utilize your experience and expertise to partner with the Commercial, Project Management and Product Management teams to develop and execute the global engineering strategy while accountable for life cycle execution for all projects within the Locomotive CAB Electronics portfolio. In addition, the Senior Engineering Section Manager will:
  • Develops a clear Locomotive CAB Electronics engineering strategy to drive maximum growth, profitability and customer satisfaction while partnering with the Commercial, Product Management and Project Management teams
  • Accountable for life cycle execution for all projects within the Locomotive CAB Electronics product portfolio
  • Acts as an engineering leader single point of contact for the customer, owning the technical relationship
  • Visits customer sites as required
  • Strives to achieve maximum customer satisfaction
  • Ensures proper response to customer concerns and provides resolution of issues and/or complaints
  • Advises the Global Engineering General Manager and the Global Engineering Functional Leaders of the status of customer issues, concerns, and/or opportunities
  • Supports the business by identifying customer needs and life cycle management requirements
  • Interfaces with product management to identify R&D projects to support the customer base and increase market share.
  • Co-operates with the engineering functional leaders to share resources and ensure the global workload is managed and resolve situations quickly
  • Supports functional Engineering Leaders in workforce planning, engineering initiatives, and talent execution
  • Own and drive financial performance of organization to ensure meeting business goals.
  • Provides leadership to the Locomotive CAB Electronics ICS Engineering teams in coordination with the Global Engineering Functional Leaders to provide a single communications strategy, and ensure strategic and tactical execution
  • Responsible for collaborating with commercial team and global functional engineering leaders to drive bids and proposals process
  • Plans strategically to ensure continued profitable growth of the business by developing engineering opportunities within the existing installed base and identifying and entering new markets

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Leadership position

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

    Desired Characteristics
  • Proven Decision Making capability
  • Results orientated
  • Change Management Skills/Experience
  • Strong Customer Focus
  • Proven ability to influence all levels of an organization
  • Prior experience successful delivering Financial results/Financial Management
  • Able to generate immediate credibility with key customers and to understand their needs and solve their problems in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills...ability to respect and to deal with a diverse team
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence with executive level presentations
  • Strong people management and decision-making skills 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. GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today! Melbourne, Florida is a coastal city with comfortable temperatures year round. Beautiful beaches and close proximity to Orlando, FL and other major cities makes Melbourne a very attractive location. Industry in Melbourne includes a concentration of high tech jobs while education is also a focus with a number of local colleges & universities. Come see why we love Melbourne! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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