Senior Program Manager
GE Transportation - Lawrence Park, PA

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Senior Program Manager will lead a multi-functional support business team in planning and executing requisitions and NPI contracts, develop program plans that meet business and customer needs. In this role, you will communicate program needs, status, manage complex issues, and risk ensure adequate mitigation plans are in place to assure delivery. In this role, you will:

Essential Responsibilities

Develop / own program execution strategies & execute overall Program operating plan while meeting /exceeding customer and business requirements (Schedule, Cost, Margin, Contract Management)

Take Leadership role cross functionally to align activities, deliverables, and manage risk

Support process improvements which guide program execution and supply chain activities

Communicate effectively both within immediate team and GE leadership. Ensure team receives consistent messages and has clear understanding of business direction, strategy and results

Work with Product Line Leaders (PLLs), sales leaders, and customer leaders across GLO business to align business strategy and program needs

Be responsible for timely execution of commercial contracts and technology transfer

Provide overall program leadership in balancing customer requirements with GE capabilities and requirements


Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of 5 years of lead project / program management

Minimum 1 year of experience in engineering / manufacturing / services of heavy equipment

Eligibility Requirements:
Ability and willingness to travel as required

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

Master Degree (MBA) in a related engineering discipline

Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt Certified (GE Employees only)

Demonstrated contract management ability

Demonstrated ability to deal with customers and suppliers at senior levels (Internal & External)

Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

Outstanding program management skills

Ability to develop program plans, manage within schedule and budget, manage risk and develop business acceptable solutions

Proactive responsible individual, able to set own action plans

High energy level with ability to energize others

Effective oral and written communicator

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GE Transportation, a unit of 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 valueadded services help customers grow. GE Transportation employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide.

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GE Transportation solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail,...