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GE Vernova Dynamic Positioning (DP) Product Manager in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE's Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers' power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world's major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization, including through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

Reporting to the A&C Senior Product Manager - Marine Automation, the DP product manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of the DP business strategy for Power Conversion through the identification of growth opportunities, platform convergence, new technologies, partnerships and lifecycle planning.

The DP Product Manager plays an important role in the product lifecycle process and is solely responsible for ensuring the overall structure of the complete DP solution meets the demands of high availability systems while ensuring they are easy to use, efficient to configure, resilient and cyber secure.

The product manager has experience in marine automation area and has experience of contributing to the design and direction of DP systems.

Job Description

In this role you will focus on:

  • Develop customer connections to understand what problems they want solving.

  • Define and implement the MGPP, working closely with the business teams.

  • Understand industry trends and identify growth opportunities.

  • Use customer and market feedback to produce lifecycle strategies and develop value propositions.

  • Communicate and sync with regional teams to ensure the growth strategy is well understood.

  • Manage product portfolio, and ensure a competitive position and product vitality.

  • Deliver product and solution developments to meet strategic, lifecycle and project requirements.

  • Work with the marine engineering manager to build a multi-year technology roadmap.

  • Pro-actively manage product convergence, while providing a cost-effective roadmap for customer migration

  • Optimize key supply chain relationships. Understand and implement cost management strategies.

  • Work with Project Management team to assure clear hand-off on new projects.

  • Participate in the P&T Board meetings to ensure strategy is aligned.

  • Work closely with the Systems team to ensure the Automation solutions work well together.

  • Support the ITO teams as needed to ensure consistent high quality response to customers.

We are looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university or college

  • Skills:

  • Knowledge of the disciplines and inter-relationship between product management and supply chain,

  • engineering/technology & related functions, costing systems, financial reporting measures

  • Good knowledge of Cyber security (IEC 62443, NIST etc..)

  • Previous experience in product management practices and activities, combined with strong customer

  • knowledge and commercial awareness.

  • Strategically aware, coupled with tactical implementation experience. Strong analytical skills with ability to identify and explain critical issues. Six sigma/lean awareness is preferred.

  • Experience of operating in a matrix environment with strong relationship-building capability, able to work effectively across functions.

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, capable of influencing and driving a strategic agenda. Strong oral & written communication skills. A great communicator at all levels of a business.

  • Excellent team player

You can expect from us

  • Challenging and exciting projects.

  • A work environment where we understand that not everyone has the same expectations about their jobs, careers and work-life balance and we are happy to discuss flexibility requirements.

  • Attractive compensation.

  • Flexible benefits so you can build a package that fits your personal needs. Some core benefits are: Employer pension contribution (not subject to individual contribution), Income protection, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance.

  • 26 days vacation + bank holidays.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes