Job Description Summary
As Product Lifecycle Specialist, you will report to the Valve Design Team Leader within the HVDC Valve Engineering function. The successful candidate will be part of a highly motivated, dynamic and rapidly growing team of engineers working on the project activities related to HVDC applications. This is a very exciting and dynamic field of power engineering in which GE’s leading contribution has worldwide recognition.
The Role will focus on material data and Bill of Material (BoM) management within our ERP (SAP) system. The Product Lifecycle Specialist will be the interface between the engineering output and the sourcing / Procurement function, ensuring effective and accurate conversion of information.
As part of the role, the candidate will be required to effectively manage SAP Material Masters and BoM product configurations to enable release of materials to meet product / project procurement deadlines. The successful candidate will participate to different cross-functional meetings through the project life cycle, interacting with the different stakeholders within the business unit, such as Sourcing, Procurement, Manufacturing, Operation, Commercial, Engineering.
Create STD material masters - (Data obtained from Engineering) and advise on Material Structure.
Create contract specific material data.
Input data from project plan - (Obtain from Ops, delivery dates and conditions).
Create and maintain Purchase Requisitions - (Project Builder).
Create and maintain EASY Purchase Requisitions / IST interface.
Ongoing maintenance of Material Masters and Project Module.
Review procedures and practices
Process improvement identification and implementation
Create and Maintain Project specific SAP BOM.
Prepare Training Material as required.
Training of Key Users.
Ongoing Development of new methods which will Automate and reduce the lead-time between engineering definition through to the procurement process.
Supporting Key User with daily Trouble Shooting.
Running of SAP reports as required to support business functionality
Candidates should have proven experience using Master Data and/or Procurement functions within SAP to manage operations.
It is key that the candidate has the ability to work quickly and efficiently within an engineering team.
An enquiring mind and desire to learn new skills, and engineering products such as HVDC.
A key drive for improvement, driving standards and working methods into forward to enhance our business effectiveness.
Knowledge of SAP software.
Competence in SAP
Competence in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
Sound practical experience with industrial systems
Fluency in English
EHS compliance ability
Strong communication skills
Focus on Continuous improvement
Prior experience in Power Electronics industry
Ability to coordinate and lead a small group of engineers
Good at sharing knowledge and experience
Able to work to deadlines with high quality
Good technical communication
Independent and team worker (Pro-Active)
Attention to detail
Relocation Assistance Provided: No