General Electric Project Manager (LPI/LSD) in Horten, Norway

About Us:

GE Vingmed Ultrasound AS (GEVU) is a world leader in the development and production of ultrasound systems for medical applications, and is a Center of Excellence in GE Healthcare. The company was founded in 1985 and now has a total of 200 employees, with headquarters in Horten, and offices in Oslo and Trondheim. GE Vingmed Ultrasound continues to have close collaboration with medical and technological research institutions in Norway and abroad, and more than 60 PhD’s have been published in Norway based on equipment produced by GEVU.

Role Summary:

The Lead Systems Designer leads a small to mid-sized cross-functional program team to deliver the technical content, performance, intellectual property and quality deliverables of an NPI program.

The Lead Program Integrator is responsible for driving New Product Introduction program execution for a product.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • LSD position has design responsibility to ensure that product programs achieve all design objectives required to meet customer and business needs, including: feature and functionality, quality, reliability, serviceability, manufacture-ability, regulatory, compliance and cost. The LSD must understand and capture the user needs into system requirements and is responsible for the architectural decomposition and allocation to subsystems.

  • The LPI develops the Integrated Program Plan and ensures that the necessary resources are applied and delivering to plan. In addition the LPI works with a small to mid-sized cross-functional team to ensure product manufacturability, serviceability, safety and quality.Ensuring that the product development process abides to the business Engineering Quality Procedures, Phased Review Discipline and regulatory needs of the applicable markets

  • Working with the system, subsystem/platform and service leadership teams to deliver quality products on time, within budget and with the necessary features

  • Planning resources and materials for timely NPI program execution

  • Working with the functional engineering leadership team to grow functional and domain expertise within the team

  • Ensuring that the quality targets are satisfied and retires technical risks as they arise on the program

  • Leading the design team and design control process from requirements development and design planning to design transfer

  • Leading the design team in the development of verification and validation planning and execution

  • Developing requirements flow down, architecture/system design and analysis, risk analysis, integration and test, manufacturing, field and customer support including corrective and preventative actions to ensure customer satisfaction Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Science

  • Demonstrated broad exposure to HW/SW/Systems design and technical depth in one or more engineering disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, etc)

  • Significant experience in project leadership or driving new product introduction. Experience working in cross-functional relationships, strong influential and communication skills

  • Some progressive experience as an engineer or scientist within the appropriate field of study

  • Some experience in project leadership within a manufacturing, development or research environment Desired Characteristics:

  • Masters Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)

  • Significant experience in project leadership within a manufacturing, development or research environment.

  • Demonstrated applied 6 Sigma competency

  • Demonstrated experience with NPI ISO and regulatory compliance process, design history file and collaterals are in place and current

  • Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues

  • Demonstrated skills in proactively identifying, facilitating and driving closure of a product/program

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of GE Healthcare engineering tools and processes (ePDM, JIRA, HP ALM)

  • Attention to detail and ability work independently toward timely completion of a variety of assignments

  • Ability to develop unique concepts/solutions for complex products Locations: Norway; Horten