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Edison Engineering Development Program

  • GE Power
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/31/2017 10:01:35 AM
  • 2837714
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Gas Power Systems
Location(s): Austria ; Jenbach

About Us:
This position is based in the center of the Alps, in Tyrol - a region that provides you a pleasant variety of recreational opportunities and a high quality of life. We are passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. You can expect to join a diverse team, which offers comprehensive and international career opportunities and is known for leadership development. Our 1,500 employees at our location Jenbach are working in a collaborative way to power the future. GE’s reciprocating engines business sets an industry standard for fuel flexibility, lower emissions and higher efficiency. It specializes in developing local power near or at the point of use and gas compression solutions that deliver environmental friendly, more efficient, more affordable power to customers around the world. The business manufactures gas and diesel-fueled engines, generator sets, combined heat and power (CHP) modules and auxiliaries ranging from 100 kW to 10 MW for various industries from agriculture to oil & gas applications. GE is an equal opportunity employer.

Role Summary:
Our vision is a world that continuously works better, faster, safer, cleaner, and more cost-efficiently. We hope you join us in this exciting revolution. Start date is June 2016.
Job reference #2837714.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) is a 2-year entry-level engineering program committed to the development of people with a passion for technology and an interest for technical excellence. The Edison program is designed to accelerate your professional development through intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments. EEDP graduates have the technical and business foundation to make creative contributions to GE's future. If you love technology and want a career in engineering, the Edison Engineering Development Program is for you.

  • 24 month program of four 6 month rotational assignments
  • Assignments are technical projects motivated by GE business priorities with defined goals and regular reviews in Reciprocating Piston Gas Engine design and development
  • Diverse experience may encompass: Global Process and Material Design and Development, Manufacturing, Marketing and Product Management
  • Technical problem-solving skills developed via advance engineering coursework, formal-reports and presentations to senior leadership
  • Business skills developed in corporate leadership courses


  • Masters Degree in one of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Excellent grade point average
  • A strong dedication to a career in technology and a real passion for engineering
  • Good communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms
  • A demonstrated strong technical aptitude towards problem solving
  • Strong collaboration skills with demonstrated leadership skills
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Unrestricted work authorization for the Austria and Europe
  • Willingness to relocate and to move as business needs change
  • Fluent English language skills

According to Austrian law job postings need to include the minimum salary for a positionFor this position the minimum salary based on the collective agreement is EURO 2.704,41 gross monthly. Please note that this is the very minimum salary and will most likely be higher. The effective salary is based on the candidate’s Qualification and Experience and will be negotiated accordingly.

Desired Characteristics:

  • International Experience
  • Relevant internship/co-op experience
  • Fluent German language skills

We look forward to receiving your online application

Locations: Austria ; Jenbach

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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