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    Senior Sales Manager Sub Sahara Africa - Downhole, WPS Job

     

    Senior Sales Manager Sub Sahara Africa - Downhole, WPS
    Career Level:     Experienced
    Function:     Sales
    Function Segment:     Sales Management
    Relocation Assistance:     Yes

    Role Summary/Purpose:    
    The Senior Sales Manager - Downhole, Well Performance Services (WPS) in Sub Sahara Africa (SSA) demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. This role will report functionally to the Regional Leader of SSA Artificial Lift, dotted line to the Global Sales Leader for the WPS business and Oil and Gas Regional Leader in SSA. This role is a leadership position that may include a team of direct reports.
    Essential Responsibilities:     In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. This person will be a direct contact for our SSA customers.

    - Provide for sales to customers through the creation and execution of strategies and plans that capitalize on the customer's strengths as supplemented by GE's Downhole, WPS products and services
    - Monitor the ITO/OTR process for assigned customers
    - Assume overall responsibility for customer satisfaction as well as key decision making responsibilities directed at Compliance Management and the support of the organization's sales and income objectives
    - Timely respond to all customer inquiries on the processing of customer orders, acknowledgements, amendments, and alterations
    - Clearly define and communicate problems as perceived by the customer
    - Maintain current knowledge of the product / OTR status including future use and needs of the customer
    - Drive business growth through revenue and margin development.
    - Monitor, analyze and understand market activities to continuously update the business on all Region dynamics.
    - Favorably position Downhole, WPS business with customers in the local market.
    - Drive orders and lead growth opportunities for Downhole, WPS.
    - Own all Downhole, WPS Sales activities in the
    - Maintain knowledge of market trends, customer requirements, competitor actions, and customer base
    - Work with Marketing to develop new products and services for business growth

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (degree in Petroluem Engineering preferred)
    - Minimum 5 years Artificial Lift, ESP (Electric Submersible Pump or Progressive Cavity Pump) experience.

    This role will be based and active in Sub Sahara Africa - Chad, Nigeria, S. Africa, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and will require extensive travel within the SSA region - up to 75% of the time.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications:    
    Desired Characteristics:    
    - Knowledge of related products, services and markets
    - Strong oral and written communication skill
    - Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to develop influential customer relationships, plans & presentations.
    - Background in other Artificial Lift products and technologies would be advantageous.
    - Strong influence and negotiation skills.
    - Ability to thrive within a matrix organization.
    - Integrative team working style.
    - Proven track record of Business Development and Sales growth.
    - Understanding of GE Policies and procedures would be advantageous.

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    Supplier Quality Engineer

     

    Role Summary/Purpose:    
    The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) acts as the Technical focal point for supplier development activities. The SQE will provide input for supplier selection via supplier audits in terms of capability and systems as well as ongoing support engagement to drive Quality, EHS and Technology compliance from the supplier throughout the development and onboarding process.

    Essential Responsibilities:    
    - Responsible for partnering with the Business Units and Supplier Development Engineers to perform Supplier assessment, approval, qualification, and surveillance.
    - Assist in accessing technical guidance in manufacturing and repair processes (e.g., welding, machining and assembly) to a global supplier base to assure product & process compliance with engineering drawings and specifications.
    - Ensure supplier compliance with regulatory and reputation requirements
    - Perform regular audits at supplier sites to ensure conformance to manufacturing control plans
    - Develop positive relationships and work closely with Sourcing Managers to manage and implement supplier/engineering changes, New Product Introductions, and transfers
    - Evaluate supplier capabilities and develop capacity expansion plans
    - Implement supplier scorecards to improve suppliers cost, quality, service, and inventory
    - Drive corrective actions to address quality issues to improve the scorecard
    - Drive communications and coordination with the manufacturing floor
    - Assist manufacturing process teams on determining solutions to technical problems
    - Specify, develop, and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment
    - Drive lean manufacturing initiatives at suppliers to support deflationary goals
    - Understand and drive Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers
    - Drive design changes to reduce total product cost & improve manufacturing

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - Bachelor's Degree in Technical area from an accredited college or university
    - Minimum of 5 years of experience in Supply Chain, Supplier Quality or Engineering
    - Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing vendor Qualification
    - Experience with cross-functional program management
    - Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    - Ability to work in cross-functional, global team environment.
    - Ability to deliver results & meet deadlines, ability to learn quickly,
    - Taking initiatives & initiating changes,
    - Process, data & documentation focus,

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    - Ability to travel approximately 25% of the time, with 10% international, as required   

    Desired Characteristics:    
    - Master's degree preferred
    - Supplier Management experience
    - Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
    - Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding environment
    - Strong analytical and risk assessment skills
    - Experience with driving process improvements
    - Self-starter/team player
    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

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    Supplier Development Manager - GGO Africa Job

     

    The Supplier Development Manager operates within the Business Development Services team and is responsible for the identification and evaluation of potential SME's / Suppliers that can be developed in order to participate in the GE Value Chain. The role requires the development and execution of supplier development plans that align with the needs of multiple GE businesses in the Sub Sahara Africa region.

    Essential Responsibilities:    
    - Engage the Business Units Commercial and Supply Chain teams in order to identify areas of need in terms of the localization of supply.
    - Develop and execute program strategy alongside the relevant Business Unit to expand manufacturing and services capabilities of Sub Sahara Africa suppliers
    - Conduct assessments of the SME / Suppliers and the implementation of actions to get the business investment ready (if required) and qualified
    - Work closely with Sourcing Quality Engineers and other resources to identify supplier capabilities and gaps and drive strategies to ensure capacity is available to meet GE business growth plans.
    - Ensure supplier compliance with regulatory and reputation requirements
    - Coordinate identification and standardization of process, equipment, business development and technical development support as well as skills enhancement
    - Leverage GE global resources to accelerate supplier capability growth to meet local content requirements and expand supplier flexibility for needs of multiple GE businesses in the region.
    - Assist in defining additional market opportunities within GE and in relevant industries.
    - Monitoring and reporting on GE spend, vendor performance and costs
    - Provide relevant post investment / qualification support to ensure the sustainability of the Supplier
    - Seek and implement innovative actions to deliver a strong local supplier base for GE in Africa.
    - Promote GE values and integrity

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - Technical College / University Degree (Business or Technical preferred)
    - Minimum of 5 years of commercial/project management experience
    - Working knowledge of GE or other OEM Infrastructure products and services
    - Experience in SME or Supplier Development
    - Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external customers.
    - Strong project management skills
    - Effective problem solving capability
       
    Desired Characteristics:    
    - Supply Chain experience an advantage
    - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    - Willingness and ability to travel regionally and globally

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    Senior Project Manager - Operations GGO Africa

     

    The Project Operations Manager is responsible for internal deal sourcing through to monitoring and evaluation of SMME's taken into the GE Value Chain. The Project Manager is the primary interface between the GE business units and the Fund Manager ensuring alignment between business needs and SME profiles.

    Essential Responsibilities:    
    - Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
    - Accountable for day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
    - Manage the project implementation schedule agreed with the client (GE Business) and Fund / BDS Manager to ensure milestones and deadlines are achieved.
    - Monitoring, Evaluation and internal Reporting for ongoing projects as well as the implementation of remedial actions as required
    - Ensures a clear understanding of the requirements of the Project Contract.
    - Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services relationships (HR, IT and Finance), through coordination and communication between support functions and external business services support.
    - Develops a thorough understanding of our GE capabilities.
    - Understanding GE South Africa's evolving needs for Enterprise and Supplier Development, identifying opportunities to provide solutions
    - Identifying opportunities for internal and external collaboration
    - Promote GE values and integrity

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - Technical College / University Degree (Business or Technical preferred)
    - Experience in SMME identification, assessment and development
    - 10+ years of commercial/projects experience
    - Strong project management skills
    - Demonstrated decision making capability and autonomy
    - Demonstrated leadership abilities and strong communication/energizing skills
    - High energy team player with multi-cultural skills, able to influence effectively in a decentralized, global environment

    Desired Characteristics:    
    - Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    - Fluency in English
    - High level of Integrity.

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    Technical Development Services (TDS) - GGO Africa

     

    The Technical Development Manager utilizes their engineering and supply chain background to ensure a strong link between the SME supplier under development and the GE business Supply Chain and Technology teams. Responsible for the development of technology plans for assigned suppliers to drive improvements in engineering, quality, cost, EHS and compliance.

    Essential Responsibilities:    
    - Provide the link between the identified SMME's and the technical GE requirements.
    - Participate in supplier selection activities ensuring capability alignment with GE technical needs.
    - Interface with Suppliers and Supply chain to drive Quality improvements and be accountable for supplier quality
    - Assist in delivering results as measured by key metrics, such as; supplier yield, field cost, field defect rate, supplier quality plan engagement / effectiveness, and corrective / preventative action closure
    - Drive improvements utilizing Supplier Scorecards and own Supplier audit, ensuring supplier compliance, and driving improvement plans.
    - Provide a broad range of engineering expertise
    - Act as consultant to the SME Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering organizations to improve Quality and Manufacturing processes, introduce new products, and improve product design
    - Specify, develop, and accept advanced technology, quality information and test equipment
    - Understand and drive Lean Six Sigma quality internally and with suppliers.
    - Utilize experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals
    - Specify and develop product acceptance/test procedures that relate to a complex process (state-of-the-art) or highly complex product
    - Provide leadership role during investigations of major problems and of special projects
    - Seek and implement innovative actions to deliver a strong local supplier base for GE in Africa.
    - Manage and develop a team of regional Supplier Quality Engineers in close partnership with the relevant GE Business Units
    - Promote GE values and integrity

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - BS/MS Degree in Engineering from an accredited University.
    - Effective problem solving approach
    - 10+ years of Engineering / Supply Chain experience
    - Experience of working with small and medium sized companies supplying into a Corporate Supply Chain
    - Demonstrated leadership and team development abilities
    - High energy team player with multi-cultural skills, able to influence effectively in a decentralized, global environment.
    - Experience in supplier qualification, surveillance, manufacturing assessment and supplier development
    - Lean manufacturing, capacity management, and overall production management is a plus.
    - Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    - Fluency in English
    - High level of Integrity.

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    Business Development Services (BDS) - GGO Africa

     

    Role Summary/Purpose:    
    The Business Development Services (BDS) Manager is responsible for delivering improvements in the performance and competitiveness of target SME's / Suppliers ensuring readiness to participate in the GE supply chain. Business Development support commences prior to investment, ensuring a robust business plan that can be brought before an Investment Committee for review.

    Essential Responsibilities:    
    - Manage the engagement with the different GE Business Units to ensure alignment of needs and prioritization of activities.
    - Identification of SME's / Suppliers aligned to the needs of the GE Value chain.
    - Provide the link between the external BDS providers and the GE supplier qualification requirements.
    - Utilize experience in the assessment of the SME and implementation of actions to get the business investment ready (if required) and qualified
    - Act as the conduit between GE and the supplier.
    - Ensure supplier compliance with regulatory and reputation requirements
    - Foster the link with Supplier Quality teams to identify supplier capabilities and gaps and drive strategies to ensure capacity is available to meet GE business growth plans
    - Leverage internal functional support to assist and mentor SMME's in the development of internal capacity (HR, Legal, Finance, IT and Training)
    - Link with the GE Customer Innovation Center to deliver relevant workshops and training for target SME's.
    - Possesses a thorough understanding of GE's capabilities.
    - Assist in defining additional market opportunities within GE and in relevant industries.
    - Provide relevant post investment / qualification support to ensure the sustainability of the Supplier
    - Seek and implement innovative actions to deliver a strong local supplier base for GE in Africa.
    - Lead a team of Supplier Development Managers to deliver on cross-functional program management in the identification and qualification of new suppliers.
    - Promote GE values and integrity

    Qualifications/Requirements:    
    - BS/MS Degree (Business or Technical preferred) from an accredited University
    - Deep understanding of SME lifecycle and needs
    - Effective problem solving approach
    - 10+ years of commercial/project management experience
    - Supply Chain experience an advantage
    - Demonstrated leadership and team development abilities
    - High energy team player with multi-cultural skills, able to influence effectively in a decentralized, global environment.
    - Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    - Fluency in English
    - High level of Integrity.

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