General Electric Senior Product Manager - Commercial Ceilings in East Cleveland, Ohio

Role Summary:

The LED Platforms Indoor organization has an exciting opportunity for someone with commercial and/or technical experience in the industry as a Product Manager. The Product Manager Role requires an individual with demonstrated aptitude for leadership and product line ownership in a highly dynamic cross-functional environment. This position will be critical to help deliver key customer commitments and drive sales growth by launching best in class products and solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:

Additionally, as the Product Manager, Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and execute product line strategy to capture market share, grow sales and maintain profitability for the Commercial Ceiling Applications (Commercial Office Suspended & Downlights)

  • Own and drive key financial metrics including revenue and profitability

  • Make financial tradeoffs and manage risk

  • Prioritize Investment and Expense budget to support and execute product line operating plan

  • Develop go-to-market strategy for the product line by application vertical

  • Lead cross-functional teams (Technology, Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing etc.) to execute product line initiatives

  • Lead New Product Introduction (NPI) and Total Cost Out (TCO) plans and processes to ensure product line leadership and profitability

  • Manage product lifecycle from concept to retirement

  • Consider and leverage partnerships and technical innovation to generate market place differentiation

  • Develop specifications for New Products based on market need, technical feasibility and competitive offering

  • Understand and conduct analysis of competitive capabilities and determine GE response

  • Work closely with the marketing team to develop and maintain key sales support material:

  • product specifications

  • product catalogs

  • brochures

  • competitive cross-references

  • technical application guides, etc.

  • Take an active role in supporting the sales team in customer meetings, bids and presentations

  • Position is located in Cleveland, OH Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, finance, marketing or related discipline from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Product Management or Technology ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Ability and willingness to be located in Cleveland, OH Desired Characteristics:

  • MBA / Business background from an accredited university or college

  • Good understanding of Regulations and Industry Standards related to luminaires and controls

  • Strong abilities to work with cross-functional teams, help create consensus, and drive execution

  • Excellent planning, problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities

  • Strong communication skills and commercial leadershipGE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. About Us: Current is a first-of-its-kind energy company designed to meet the unique needs of a wide range of Commercial & Industrial, municipal and utility customers. It brings together capabilities including LED lighting and Solar technologies, along with new financing and software solutions to offer integrated energy solutions aimed at delivering increased reliability, efficiency and profitability. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic atmosphere working with the most talented people in the industry in an open, developmental environment with abundant opportunities to learn, grow and advance within the organization.GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Locations: United States; Ohio; East ClevelandGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.