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Lead Test Engineer

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:00:36 PM
  • 2927687
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Mebane


About Us:
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 Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com .


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:
The Lead Test Engineer will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Lead Test Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for planning the tests, conducting the tests and reporting the test results back based on the test request submitted
  • Conduct tests in both external lab and GE internal lab to support new product development
  • Lead technical personnel in all aspects of engineering validation
  • Integrate engineering requirements with Test requesters and Customers in preparation for, and during Field Testing
  • Coordinate testing schedule with external lab to reduce testing duration to meet program schedule
  • Work with NPI team and system team on testing plan generating and execution to meet standards and PTS
  • Create and manage overall scheduling for assigned prototype tests
  • Direct all shipping and logistics to the test locations
  • Lead or participate in technology and program level reviews
  • Provide hands-on support of the technical teams preparing and executing test programs
  • Provide failure analysis and problem solving together with design engineers
  • Manage internal testing equipment’s to maximize the utilization and meet programs' requirements
  • Diagnosis, preventive Maintenance and calibration of testing equipment, certified by third party labs
  • Manage internal testing lab to meet EHS regulations
  • Be responsible for EHS adherence and maintain safety standards in GE and external labs for him/her as well as technology participants in the tests
  • Maintain an ISO certified Quality System



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of engineering experience)
  • Minimum of 3 of years experience in LV / MV switchgear development testing

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of the time, both locally and internationally


Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Physical science from an accredited university or college
  • Familiar with IEC and IEEE LV / MV standards, testing procedures and knowledge of testing equipment and test setup
  • Strong understanding of agency certification requirements
  • Demonstrated ability in testing results interpretation and problem solving
  • Strong project management skills
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Mebane

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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