General Electric Field Manager - East Region in Pierre, South Dakota

About Us:

GE 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.

GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

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.

Role Summary:

As the Field Area Manager, you will lead a team of field based service professionals within an assigned geography. You will manage projects and operation (BOO, Capital, UFMBR, mobile) to ensure compliance, financial, contractual and service fulfillment through established company procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Field Area Manager, you will:

  • Interface with both internal customers (Build / Own / Operate, Mobile Water & Equipment) and external customers within the service delivery process

  • Interface with Equipment Project Management, Mobile, BOO (Build Own Operate), Capital and Chemical Ops Teams to meet customer requirements and expectations

  • Provide technical guidance and mentors Field Service personnel

  • Work with Global Fulfillment leadership to execute EMS, Salary Planning, selection, on-boarding and training for employee in the region

  • Be responsible for all Field Service operational metrics within geography, including Environmental, Health and Safety, quality of service, utilization, and cost to serve

  • Lead projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to the business or is a recognized expert in a specialized field

  • Be responsible for major and complex assignments with long-term business implications

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and manages complex issues within functional area of expertise

  • Coordinate advanced troubleshooting

  • Verify timely completion of service request and reports

  • Interface with End Customer and Sales Team as required

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Chemistry or Environmental Engineering) from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED with equivalent leadership and field experience in the Water processing or adjacent field)

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in water treatment

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous leadership experience for field based team

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers

  • Ability to successfully lead a team in a matrix environment

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Ability to communicate clearly with concise verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to work in and lead cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated Program / Project management skills

  • Experience on GEWPT (GE Water and Process Technologies Headquarters : Trevose , PA) equipment or industry related equipment (GE Employees Only)

  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and process controls experience

  • Experience with large scale equipment commissioning and operations

  • Located in PA, NJ or DE however qualified candidates from outside the region will be considered

Locations: United States; Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania; Other

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.