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Electrical / Electronics Design Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 7:56:53 AM
  • 2828321
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Subsea & Drilling
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Nailsea


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Role Summary:
Seeking an Electrical / Electronic Design Engineer to produce detailed manufacturing drawings to Company standards that meet a Design Specification.
The Design Engineer is characterised by strong ‘design for manufacture’ knowledge, self-motivation, communication traits and a continuous improvement mind-set.
The candidate would be expected to engage in all Electrical and Electronic aspects of Design and have proven experience of high reliability, low volume and custom design equipment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Specific Subsea and or Offshore design experience is essential.
  • Produce design schemes based on the Unit Functional Design Specification.
  • Ensuring and verify technical compliance of products with specification, codes, standards, legislation and client technical requirements.
  • Control and maintain the design standard of the products.
  • Engagement with all relevant stakeholders (internal and external) and developing and maintaining effective relationships/partnerships in order to meet program schedule.
  • Proactively engage with the supply chain to provide support to suppliers.
  • Promoting Compliance, Quality & EHS integrity through developing succinct procedures, work instructions, product and process related documentation and creatively promote their use.
  • Keen eye for detail in checking drawings for accuracy and errors.
  • Communicate and verify accuracy of all manufacturing data for procurement and assembly purposes.
  • Continuously contribute to department and site goals and objectives.
  • Act as a change agent in the business with energy, passion & enthusiasm to support business activities and alignment of processes to meet business needs.
  • Takes responsibility in working across global SPS Engineering Teams to deliver solutions to assigned work packages.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work to agreed schedules and be ‘commercially aware' in engineering solutions.
  • Working closely with the New Product Initiative (NPI) team to support the delivery of NPI programs and assisting in defining the technology gaps to drive future NPI alignment.
  • Management and review of outsourced (internal or external) work packages and removal of barriers to achieve success.
  • Responsible for demonstrating adherence to schedule and budget commitments for assigned packages of work.
  • Expertise in ProE / Creo3.0 (min) and AutoCad.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • HND or Degree in Engineering OR International equivalent and work experience on closely related equipment or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrable work experience in Component / Unit industry.
  • Proven experience in process verification and validation methodologies in relevant / similar environments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of product development life cycles, design and document change control.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability and willingness to work in range of environments to include but not limited to industrial facilities, manufacturing facilities, and power industry facilities.
  • Proven ability to achieve business’ targets.
  • Strong technical problem solving and report out.
  • Resilient & persistent under all circumstances.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in Country of posting.
  • Availability to travel internationally for project needs and for short term assignments

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience and knowledge of the design and operation of Electrical Packaging and Electronics layouts.
  • Previous experience with control panels, wire looming and component placement.
  • Continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Experience of working in a global team.
  • Computer base knowledge (MS Word/Excel/Outlook/CAD).
  • Understanding of MRP process control systems.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Display confidence in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Outstanding creativity and ability to communicate ideas.
  • Customer Focus.


Locations: United Kingdom ; Nailsea

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  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.
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