Project Manager – Locomotive Toolbox and Maximo Tooling
GE Transportation - Chicago, IL

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

The Project Manager – Locomotive Toolbox and Maximo Tooling will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Serve as solution delivery expert for the design and implementation of the Locomotive Toolbox (for locomotive software configuration / management) and Maximo tooling applications in Global Services IT
  • Provide program and vendor management for PC hardware deployments at railroad maintenance shops, supporting the application user base
  • Be accountable for operational excellence of the Toolbox and Maximo program(s), with duties including project reviews, feasibility, cost benefit analysis, prioritization, initiation, execution and closure for all project work related to the program
  • Manage budgets and contracts
  • Manage activities of project team resources to support and deliver solutions
  • Maintain effective working relationships with peers, functional partners and vendors to seamlessly integrate the program area into the overall strategic objectives and activities of the organization
  • Coordinate program support activities, including the development of internal and external communications, establishing roadmaps and benchmarks, and developing training plans
  • Lead the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation and maintenance of IT solutions for business processes
  • Support, advise, assist, guide and resolve problems for client leaders and users
  • Work as a business partner with client leaders and users to evaluate / improve business processes and arrive at mutual, cost effective solutions
  • Ensure conformance to system architecture, standards and practices
  • Prepare and present project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies and recommend funding and resources
  • Initiate direct communication with specific customers, clients, suppliers and systems personnel
  • Act as a change agent for business processes
  • Keep up to date with enabling technologies and work as a partner to promote their use
  • Coordinate outsourced supplier efforts
  • Lead in the evaluation / implementation of third party software solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering (or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 additional years of experience in an IS project management and program planning role)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with current information technologies and their implementation into the business function

    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 leadership skill in both business planning and information technology
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Quality and cost driven
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