General Electric Project Engineering Manager - Total Plant Solutions in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

About Us:

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Role Summary:

Power Services Engineering is looking for an engineering project manager with proven track record and experience in power generation plant technologies, commissioning, or O&M that is seeking a challenging and rewarding career path in the Total Plant Solution (TPS) project engineering team in the MEA. This position spans a wide range of OEM and oOEM technologies across combined cycle gas and thermal power plants requiring high level of customer interaction and exposure to GE Leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:

Represent as the technical focal point of TPS projects thru coordination and planning all aspects of assessing, proposing, and technical execution of plant rehab and upgrade opportunities by leveraging the regional and global teams at every step of the process.

Work closely with the performance analytics team and systems team in determining the scope of the plant upgrades and the interdependencies between different technologies and product lines.

Work with regional/global application teams in understanding all aspects of the technical proposals that include complex, extended scope (BOP) and flange-to-flange upgrades & CM&Us.

Provide technical management throughout the TPS process and work closely with fulfillment teams in assuring a smooth handover and execution with mitigated risk plans.

Work closely with P&L project leaders as well as fulfillment PMO teams as the engineering liaison throughout the implementation phase and be the technical point of contact for duration of the project.

Embrace and drive a culture of horizontal thinking and execution by working in a boundaryless fashion and fostering the early detection of quality issues and risks as well as promoting lean processes that drive fulfillment excellence.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science.

At least 8 years of experience in an engineering or technology role.

At least 5 years’ experience in project management of medium to large scale industrial projects.

Extensive knowledge of general turbo machinery and power plant building blocks including balance of plant.

Experience with power plant design and upgrades, including systems analysis and testing.

Experience in successfully communicating with senior leaders and customers, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to lead in a matrix organization with regional and global footprint.

Ability to identify and rectify gaps that can pose a risk to the profitability and success of the project.

Ability and aptitude for detailed oriented tasks.

Experience in working with EPC.

High technical skills mixed with strong business acumen and influencing skills to lead and execute in high risk projects.

Mobility within MEA is a must.

Desired Characteristics:

Advanced Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

Experience managing complex projects in a multidisciplinary approach.

Experience managing engineering teams.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

Problem analysis and resolution skills.

Fluency in Arabic language is a plus.

Locations: Saudi Arabia; Dammam

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