Sr Product Management Manager 2 - Product Manager
Grand Rapids , Michigan
April 01, 2016
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GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Avionics & Digital Systems

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Posted Position Title

Sr Product Management Manager 2 - Product Manager

Career Level



Product Management

Function Segment

Product Management

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



Grand Rapids

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Areas that support the identification and development of the product offerings for the business .Including customer sales growth, developing advanced technical solutions and promoting advanced technology offerings for the business.

Essential Responsibilities

* Accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives

* 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

* Participates in discussions about the future of the business requiring frequent and thorough interaction with other functions

* Develops the year plan for of the larger unit

* Presents product/program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leads (EB and SEB) across GE

* Important business unit clients

* Complex processes requiring involvement of many stakeholders both at the client side and internally

* This position requires senior level experience in the ability to perform Program and Project Management functions, lead Systems Engineering tasks, perform

* Sales/relationship management with senior customer executives and develop technical concepts and capabilities

* Develop leading edge technical solutions for complex customer problems

* Grow the business via robust customer engagements and the uncovering of new opportunities for current and future products and capabilities from across the GE enterprise

* Generate customer proposals, present technical solutions and execute a variety of projects related to Research & Development and New Product Introductions


* Bachelors of Science or equivalent degree from an accredited university or college in a technical field of study

* Minimum of 10 to 15 additional years of experience as a Program /Manager or Technical Lead leading DoD aircraft/weapon system development programs

* Active Top Secret DoD security clearance with the ability to be cleared to higher levels in a timely manner as required

* Technical aptitude in software, hardware and systems engineering

* Experience working DoD advanced/special programs

* Established relationships and experience with aircraft OEM advanced programs business units and US Government labs/agencies (i.e Skunk Works, Phantom Works, DARPA, AFRL, ONR, SOCOM)

* Experience capturing and leading Research & Development programs with US government labs

* Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to be nimble, creative and operate in a highly dynamic environment.

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

* Masters degree

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

* Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

* Demonstrated ability to capture new business

* Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

* Established project management skills

* DoD acquisition, maintenance, and/ or flight test experience

* Operational experience in the US military

* Ability to travel up to 40%

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At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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