Product Leader
GE Aviation - Yakima, WA

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The Product Leader will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, be involved in long-term planning, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, and contribute to the overall business strategy. This position will serve as the Product Leader for one of our Landing Gear and Actuation businesses.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Lead the Product Management team to meet the business metrics and execution of program requirements
  • Provide overall leadership to Product Management team, to include professional development, mentorship, and goals and objectives
  • Deliver business performance, operationally and financially, in accordance with business plan
  • Be responsible for overall profitability of business and programs
  • Win new business at suitable margins, including preparation and approvals as appropriate
  • Assign project-estimating duties within the department to develop labor costs for projects in a timely manner
  • Have team focus on high-risk areas, deliver performance and ensure adequate mitigation plans are in place.
  • Ensure written proposal process captures new business, bid and win bids
  • Drive interaction and performance across broader matrix team to deliver operation and business metrics, to include Engineering, Operations, Sourcing, Quality
  • Work with Sourcing to obtain firm bids from contractors and suppliers as needed on labor quotations
  • Work with Sales team to promote business growth in line with financial targets, including preparation and approval of bids

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of Product Management experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of Estimating experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Willingness and ability to travel 10% of the time

    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
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong leadership skills, with proven experience leading program team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Six Sigma training is preferred (GE Employees only)
  • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other GE businesses 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 Aviation is a world-leading producer of commercial jet engines and components as well as integrated digital, electric power, and mechanical systems for aircraft. GE Aviation also has a global service network to support these offerings. Technological excellence, supported by continuing substantial investments in research and development, has been the foundation of GE Aviation's growth and helps to ensure quality products for customers. Learn more about GE Aviation today!
    GE's Aviation Systems business, is a leading global provider of electrical power systems, avionics, actuation and landing gear, and aerostructures. A global Systems Customer Services network supports all of GE’s products and is tailored to fit the needs of our customers and maximize aircraft availability. The Aviation Systems business is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and employs 10,000 people at manufacturing, repair, and overhaul facilities around the world. GE Aviation Systems - Yakima is a primary supplier of landing gear actuators and utility actuators to the aerospace industry. We are located in central Washington, in the heart of Washington apple and wine country. We offer strong cost of living and excellent schools, along with a wide variety of outdoor related actives. Learn more about our area! 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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