CMPD Operations Leader
Greenville , South Carolina
November 16, 2016
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GE Power

Business Segment

Power Gas Power Systems

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GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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Posted Position Title

CMPD Operations Leader

Career Level




Function Segment

Engineering Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

South Carolina



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Role Summary/Purpose

The CMPD (Configuration Management & Product Definition) Operations Leader is part of the leadership team delivering design operational excellence and will be responsible for the management of operations related to fiscal responsibility, key operating performance indices and rhythms, and driving strategic digital initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of CMPD Operations Leader, you will report to the General Manager of CMPD team within Gas Power Technology (GPT) organization and will be the primary focal point for all CMPD operations related support required for Global Operations COE within Gas Power Technology organization and program leadership for Digital Engineering Configuration Management system initiatives.

As the CMPD Operations Leader, you will primarily focus on maintaining fiscal responsibility, including managing operational and program budgets ($130MM+, $40MM+), demand forecast, organizational capacity and driving execution metrics and priorities with other functional leaders within the organization. You will work closely with a diverse set of functional groups including Projects & Requisition Engineering, Digital Engineering, Power Plant Engineering, Steam Power Systems, Power Services, Finance, Product Line Management, Regional Management, Global Operations, and Human Resources to achieve operational excellence.

This includes:

* Manage functional cost of an expansive global team in line with business operating plan - that includes labor, local & global contractor, shop/work/labor & general operating costs

* Establish operating rhythms to ensure key performance indices are visible and proactively drive corrections to customer outcomes working closely with functional teams to meet or exceed goals around on time delivery, quality and cycle time

* Manage global demand-capacity strategy to help functional leaders prioritize and deploy resources across the organization effectively and drive productivity to deliver overall financial performance

* Support business integration efforts by unifying operations and maximize resource utilization to offset SW&L purchased service expenses. Establish a plan and drive operational & financial discipline to deliver global SW&L savings.

* Manage digital industrial transformation across GE Power through planning and reporting Digital Engineering CMPD tools program and sustaining budgets.

* Drive GE2GE & digital industrial transformation initiatives within team by creating awareness, progressing opportunities and communicating touch points and value story to maximize team engagement

* Represent CMPD engineering team in operations council meetings with Global Operations COE to leverage synergy and flow down high level business operating plan actions to functional level teams

* Drive consistent global operations strategy, process rigor, and best practice sharing across global teams to operate as ONE engineering team

* Lead CMPD communications plan supporting COLAB, All hands, posters and other innovative methods


* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

* Minimum 5 years of experience in Operations and / or Program Management 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

* Demonstrated leadership and project management skills

* Knowledge of Power Generation products, services, processes, and organizational structure

* Solid understanding and effective ability to work in a matrix environment

* Experience in driving large initiatives in a multi functional environment

* Strong analytical skills and experience with MS Excel

* Anticipates internal & external customer needs and ensures that they are met

* Measures processes and performance through the customer's eyes

* Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within an organization

* Displays strong interpersonal, influencing and leadership skills and is accessible and approachable

* Communicates messages clearly and concisely; displays strong oral and written communication skills

* Lead initiatives with ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

* Effective problem identification and solution skills

* Proven analytical and organizational ability

* Proactive, self-starting individual

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