Posted: Sunday, February 18, 2018 6:13 PM
**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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at e.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:** The Proposal Specialist, Small Projects will develop Technical / Commercial proposals and assist with driving Commercial Operations Inquiry to Order processes for GE's Industrial Solutions business. This will include opportunities located in the USA. **Essential Responsibilities:** As the Proposal Specialist, Small Projects, you will: + Develop timely, comprehensive and professional project proposals with key metrics of proposal volume, on-time delivery, hit-rate / win-rate and profitability + Interpret drawings, data sheets and specifications to understand and adhere to design intent + Utilize GE's Electrical Distribution and Control product configuration tool (empower) for field-quotable products / solutions + Interface extremely closely with Sales Managers & Strategic Customers (as required) to develop understanding of CTQ's for growth + Leverage breadth and depth of Commercial Operations team by collaborating with peers and manager + Proactively suggest alternates and options (where possible) to reduce cost and/or improve value to customer and increase profitability + Address and understand commercial factors such as project duration and basic terms and conditions + Aggressively pursue and attend any training opportunities that would provide benefit for Commercial Operations functions **Qualifications/Requirements:** + Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years experience in sales) + Minimum of 2 years project quotations experience + Minimum of 2 years experience working in the electrical distribution industry **Desired Characteristics:** + Knowledge of GE's Electrical Distribution product portfolio or a competitor's equivalent product portfolio + Knowledge of GE's configuration platform (empower) or a competitor's equivalent tool + Experience working with electrical distribution, electrical contractors, electrical consultants, etc. + Understanding of core commercial construction products such as Switchboards, Transformers, Busway, Panelboards, etc. + Change agent with strong credibility and ability to influence + Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results + Demonstrated commitment for process improvement + Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities + Ability to leverage a wide variety of electronic tools to stay organized and communicate effectively remotely (ie, Microsoft Outlook, Salesfore.com, Skype, etc.) + Strong oral and written communication skills + Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Preferred locations: Birmingham, AL; Atlanta, GA; Cary or Charlotte, NC; however, other cities may be considered To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections at y/geconnections **Locations:** United States; Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina; Birmingham, Atlanta, Cary, Charlotte GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at eoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_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.
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