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Reload Engineering Process Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2017 11:21:11 AM
  • 2833266
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Nuclear
Location(s): United States ; North Carolina; Wilmington


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Role Summary:
The Reload Engineering Process Leader for GNF-A will be responsible for assuring the integration of licensed application methodologies considering specific plant operations, integration of customer specific requirements, confirmation of data infrastructure and data management practices and procedural adequacy of GNF’s LWR reload processes.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Reload Engineering Process Leader, you will:

  • Oversee the technical aspects of GNF’s reload processes aimed at designing and analyzing reactor cores to assure regulatory, commercial and operational expectations
  • Lead multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams to achieve successful process implementations and change management practices
  • Lead analysis process enhancement initiatives for state of the art application of fuel products
  • Support reload teams to address top problems in focused technical areas
  • Work with Fuel commercial and project leadership to execute project communication to major stakeholders: customers, regulators, senior management and international consortium members
  • Support the interface with various regulatory agencies (NRC, DOE, etc.) as appropriate
  • Identify technology development needs related to core performance, feedback lessons learned to the design organizations, and provide leadership to close technology gaps
  • Effectively interface with support organizations, including fuel manufacturing, licensing and sourcing to collectively meet the goals and objectives of GNF


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nuclear Engineering, Physics or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in nuclear core and/or fuel design or safety analysis for fuel licensing
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government export restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents and protected individuals (e.g., certain refugees and asylees)). GE will require proof of status prior to employment.



Desired Characteristics:
  • Technical competency in reload processes used in BWR and PWR reload licensing
  • Large project technical leadership experience preferably in multi-disciplinary international projects
  • Experience interfacing with regulatory agencies
  • Ability to lead and facilitate design reviews/challenges and effectively/systematically address risks and open issues
  • Strong facilitation, team building, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Technical experience that includes direct liaison with customers and partnering organizations
  • Six Sigma Black Belt / Master Black Belt certification or equivalent quality certification
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Suite
  • Demonstrated working knowledge ( in the context of technology within a regulatory approved application framework), in one or more of the following topics: nuclear reactor analysis and operation, computational reactor analysis, two-phase thermal-hydraulics, numerical methods and software engineering



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Locations: United States ; North Carolina; Wilmington

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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