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Mechanical Engineer, Repair Development

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:19:51 PM
  • 2844829
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Oak Creek


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GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
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.

Role Summary:
Works with cross-functional teams to design, develop, manufacture and service complex state-of- the-art healthcare systems. Activities include detailed mechanical, structural, thermodynamic design of sub-systems, components. Specific tasks include ultrasound probe work instruction creation, documentation, design verification/design transfer testing, and integration of hardware/software at all levels from components to full transducer assemblies.

Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities: Duties include (but are not limited to):
1. Develop procedures for existing products that can be produced economically and according to established project timelines
2. Leverages knowledge in advanced aspects of technical/functional areas and applies technical theory and practical experience with input from relevant functional areas to solve complex problems
3. Works independently and possesses a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution
4. Works with patient/customers and/or program leadership to ensure that the project deliverable are consistent with the goals of larger programs or initiatives
5. Owns the technologies that support competitive technical differentiation
6. Work with probe design centers to establish material/processes needed for refurbishment/repair procedures
7. Work from product specifications and requirements to develop component and assembly geometry, procedures, specify materials, and establish acceptable performance standards. Performs complex calculations, analyses, and testing to verify assumptions.
8. Prepare using 2D and 3D CAD software mechanical drawings, thermodynamic analysis, detailed drawings and assembly models complete with calculated dimensions and tolerances.
9. Revise and alter detailed and layout drawings to conform to engineering changes.
10. Develop and implement algorithms, including creating, coding, testing and debugging software.
11. Prepare/execute engineering change requests, engineering change notices, bills of material and engineering specifications
12. Direct the construction and testing of prototype products, and conduct analysis of the test results.
13. Develop test equipment for product testing and provide corporate-wide electronics technical support.
14. Lead complex, cross-functional projects with participants across multiple functional areas.
15. Attend in-house quality audits to provide engineering and technical support, when requested.
16. Interface directly with manufacturing employees to clarify questions on drawings and designs. Assist Manufacturing in troubleshooting production issues on standard and special products.
17. Act as activity leader of department activities within a project (time-plan, resource needs, status reports, cost monitoring, resource usage, technology requirements, etc.)
18. Maintain and develop competence required for the job.

This position is part of Project Ring

Qualifications/Requirements:
Qualifications/Requirements
1. BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience (defined as a High School Diploma/GED and 5 years relevant work experience)
2. Experience and knowledge in structural engineering, analysis, and verification of mechanical structures, mechanisms, materials or electro/opto-mechanical assemblies.
3. Understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in structural and/or dynamics analysis resulting in contributions to the development of new theories and/or methods.
4. Complete knowledge of industry and/or academic practices and standards related to structural analysis, finite element analysis, and structural verification testing.
5. This position is part of Project Ring


Quality Specific Goals:
1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.
2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Desired Characteristics:
1. Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering and 8 years relevant work experience
2. Demonstrated technical leadership capability in integration activities
3. Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task
4. Excellent teamwork, coordination and communication skills
5. Ability to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability, and delivery targets
6. Effective oral and written communication skills
7. Global project experience
8. Circuit design and simulation tool experience
9. Knowledge of UL/ETL/IEC standards and how they apply to designs
10. DFSS or Green Belt/Black Belt Certification
11.. Experience with Weibull Analysis and DFR tools

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Oak Creek

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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