Customer Support Engineer at General Electric (GE)

General Electric (GE) | Job Title: Customer Support Engineer | Job ID: R3630366 
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Category: Engineering / Technology
Level: Mid – career
Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Job Description Summary

  • All activities relating to enhancing services technology integrating customer data, or capturing engines / products reliability, availability, maintenance, safety and other performance parameters.
  • Includes hourly, nonexempt and exempt employees as well as manager roles responsible solely for these activities.
  • Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline.
  • Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.
  • The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

Roles and Responsibilities

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  • Respond to internal and external customer requests for technical issue resolution of the installed base, using technical product knowledge and analytical skills while adhering to sound engineering principles, standards, practices, procedures.
  • Escalate issues as required, act as the liaison between the field, Product Support, Monitoring & Diagnostics, Performance, Repair and Applications within the engineering community to drive technical resolution, to help identify and drive corrective actions to minimize fleet risk and enhance fleet reliability
  • Establish, maintain, and develop relationships to understand customer’s operational model and their technical expectations.  Regular communication with multiple levels within the customer organization as well as travel to the customer sites will be beneficial to [1] Lead customer technical meetings to share technical risks identified in the fleet, fleet performance, communicate engineering recommendations and customer specific technical solutions to enhance their asset reliability and availability. [2] Provide technical support during unplanned / forced outages to enhance customer experience and meet their availability goals
  • Provide NU and Service ITR teams with technical support for sales and proposal activities, in collaboration with the Application Engineers and Sales Account Leaders.
  • Be actively engaged in outage planning/execution and support outage productivity improvements.
  • Work closely with Monitoring and Diagnostic team to analyze plant operations, identify, and drive improvements to their asset performance.
  • Program management, root cause analysis activities for product technical issues. Interface with M&D, Product-Line, System and Design Engineering teams. Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the project or assigned to resolve technical issues.
  • Prepare technical presentations for GE Leaders and our Gas Power customers to ensure proactive and timely communication of significant issues.
  • Provide engineering leadership and technical guidance for all new unit installations during the commissioning phase to meet safety, quality, and timeliness goals.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master of Science in Mechanical, Aerospace or Electrical Engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in the Gas Power Energy Sector
  • 5+ years of experience with Power Plant engineering, field service, customer support, or operations and maintenance preferably HDGT, Steam or Generator
  • Able to lead Lean transformation 
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken skills in English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Anticipates customer needs and ensures that they are met
  • Measures processes and performance through customer’s eyes, be the customer voice and be ready to challenge status quo.
  • Communicates messages clearly and concisely in both verbal and written form
  • Self-directed with demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated history of meeting aggressive deadlines and holding others accountable to meeting commitments
  • Able to quickly identify the critical few priorities and develop action plans
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and proactively update stakeholders
  • Encourages input from all members of the team.
  • Displays good interpersonal skills – is accessible and approachable.
  • Builds loyalty and commitment.

Relocation Assistance Provided:

  • No.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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