Critical Power, Team Leader - Technical Solutions Director
GE Energy Management - Houston, TX

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The Critical Power (CP) Team Leader - Technical Solutions Director (TSD) is responsible for developing GE basis of design Critical Power solutions in the Region. In this position, you will establish key relationships with mission critical electrical consulting engineers and related end users to promote the use of GE Products and Services in their specifications. You will also lead the TSDs in other Regions and act as a focal point for thought leadership in the industry.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, in this role you will:
Proactively promote and position GE early in the project phase to create value and influence.

Lead a small team of (TSDs) to grow their regions and reconcile account planning across North America with GE specification Engineers

Become active and visible in industry conferences and thought leadership organizations

Develop high level and own strategic relationships with key decision makers at mission critical electrical consultants

Be responsible for developing Critical Power solutions covering all of GE product lines such as UPS, Paralleling Switchgear, Automatic Transfer Switches, Power Transformers, Substations, Switchgear, Switchboards, Bus-way, Panel-boards, Power Management/Automation/Software, and Service Solutions

Drive identification, prospecting and creation of new sales opportunities/pipeline using Sales and other commercial tools

Work closely with the Region Sales and Commercial Operations teams on projects throughout the sales cycle; from opportunity identification to post order close out

Prepare technical drawings, specifications and provide budgetary estimates of GE equipment and system performance, hardware and price to consultants, and customers

Train the commercial team to empower them with the latest technical knowledge and information and value proposition of the entire solution

Provide feedback regarding market, product, pricing and competition trends and customer needs to product line marketing

Help drive new product initiatives and commercialization, accelerate market segment penetration

Drive thought leadership activities, attend mission critical conferences/events and participate in industry technical organizations and committees

Provide key customer requirements to GE Product Management and Technology to help develop their multi-generation product plans


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college

Minimum of 5 years specifying electrical/ critical power products

Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within large territory 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

Minimum of 7 years engineering or technical sales experience in the mission critical industry

Excellent technical knowledge with UPS, paralleling switchgear and electrical distribution products

Strong motivation / initiative, self-starter and accountability for results, ability to work without detailed direction

Excellent communication skills (written and spoken), well established organizational and presentation skills

Experience operating computer assisted engineering and design software programs

Strong interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship / team building

Customer oriented and problem solving attitude

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PLEASE NOTE: Houston, TX is the preferred location, however Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL and other U.S. locations such as may be considered.

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