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Spec Engineer – GE Electrical Distribution Canada


September 26, 2008
By Anthony Capkun



GE is Imagination at Work — a company with a great set of diverse businesses that are led by people with a love of ideas. Our global presence, innovation and financial strength help make GE a dynamic place to work, giving you the advantage of a large company with the agility of a small company where your voice is heard. Our company culture is all about breaking down barriers, continuous improvement and learning opportunities, and embracing innovation. You will find your challenge and your calling here at GE.

GE Consumer and Industrial’s
Electrical Distribution business (ED, for short) has a long history of
innovation and breakthroughs that have changed the world we live in
today. This is where you can take your career to the next level. Join a
fast-paced team and be able to work with a leader in the industry, where
learning opportunities are a part of everyday life.


This is your
opportunity
to be part of GE as a:


Specification
Engineer (Full-time) based in Mississauga, Ont.


Reporting to
the Operations Manager and working closely with the Sales team, you will
take part in challenging projects working to deliver the best products
and solutions in the industry to our customers.


Essential
Functions:

• Influence key architects,
engineers and lighting designers within the specification community to
use GE Industrial & Lighting products and secure specification sales
for new construction and renovation products.

• Define,
assess and close growth opportunities at new and existing consultants
within the key strategic market segments.

• Drive
incremental growth at targeted prospects and drive improved product mix
in specifications.

• Remain highly
active within the industry and market segments to maximize GE presence
and business results.

• Drive new
product commercialization and accelerate market segment penetration.

• Provide
ongoing market feedback to specification team and product management to
guide product development and service offerings.


Qualifications

• Strong motivation/initiative,
accountability for results, ability to work with cross-functional teams.

• Proven
leadership experience and strong communication skills

• Knowledge of
industrial and lighting products with industry segments is important.

• University
degree : Engineering

• 3-5 years
engineering and/or technical sales experience

• Six Sigma,
Green Belt


Desired

• 5-7 years in engineering
• Sales and/or
Marketing experience

• Electrical
industry knowledge

• Automotive
market experience

• Six Sigma
Black Belt


Interested candidates: Please e-mail
your cover letter and resume to victor.au@ge.com with “Specification
Engineer” in the Subject field. If you have any questions, please call
Victor Au at (905) 849-5051.


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HERE
for more information about GE Consumer and Industrial:
Electrical Distribution.


We
thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.


Please mention
you saw this posting on EB Careers Online!