Senior Product Manager

General Electric Company   •  

Grand Rapids, MI

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Less than 5 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Role Summary:

In this key role, as the Senior Product Manager, for GE Aviation's robust avionics business, you will be theprimary customer interface to manage the development and fielding of our Military Stores Management product offerings.

Essential Responsibilities:

In particular, as the Senior Product Manager, key responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as a Program Manager in the Stores Management System (SMS) product area
  • Lead and are accountable for execution across a matrixed organization to ensure program cost, schedule and technical / contractual requirements are met for our customers and company
  • Creatively grow the assigned program by working closely with the customer(s) and internalstakeholders
  • Manage day-to-day program activities through coordination of efforts by Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Sourcing, and Contracts to achieve program objectives
  • Present project plans, business forecasts, risks and recommendations to senior business leaders (EB and SEB) within the technical space and occasionally to senior leaders
  • Manage customer relationship by serving as the focal point for customer communication
  • Ensure, within reasonable business constraints, that program meets or exceeds customer's cost, schedule, and technical requirements
  • Ensure that all program activities are executed in accordance with established processes and procedures
  • Lead proposal development within your product areas
  • Negotiate price, scope, terms / conditions and schedule of the contract
  • Develop and maintain revenue forecasts which serve as the basis for the strategic plan for the business unit


Bachelor's degree in a technical field from an accredited university or college

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Program Manager, Project Manager or Product Manager for airplane applications

Desired Characteristics:

Deep experience as a Product Manager for military aircraft applications

Electrical engineer with familiarity in avionics hardware

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Independent, self-starter that can proactively manage a variety of external and internal stakeholders and achieve business growth

Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

Established project management skills

Proven track record of being customer focused and experienced in communicating clearly and effectively through complicated negotiations and opposing viewpoints

Proficiency with project / program management tools, processes and earned value management

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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. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. 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.