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Lead Field Engineer, Drives and Controls

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:28:46 PM
  • 2878253
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia


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 Field Engineer - Drives & Controls will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role you are responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Lead Field Engineer - Drives & Controls, you will:

  • Serve as the primary GE on-site or mobile representative and Lead Program Manager (LPM) to an assigned customer(s)
  • Provide program leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE field personnel in the operation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of assigned product lines
  • Occasionally have additional team leader administrative responsibilities to coordinate internal field service activities
  • Perform duties as the LPM for all assigned GE product lines and assist the customer with technical understanding of the operation, maintenance, and trouble-shooting of multiple types of GE products
  • Review effectiveness of maintenance actions to identify training needs
  • Apply Six Sigma analytical tools to assist the customer with proactive reliability and management
  • Assist customer with improving reliability and reducing cost of ownership
  • Provide single point of contact to the customer, customer team, and all other GE stakeholders
  • Assist the factory with data collection and timely reporting to facilitate fleet performance analysis, including marketing intelligence and sales opportunities for services, and support
  • Assist customer with spare parts ordering, issues resolution, and provisioning
  • Perform collateral duties as assigned to meet business needs as they relate to EHS, Quality, Integrity, etc.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 5 years of experience performing power systems analysis

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


Desired Characteristics:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability
  • Demonstrated proficiency in repair troubleshooting, shop operations, and testing of assigned programs / hardware
  • Ability to make formal presentations to all audiences
  • Able to work with all levels of maintenance, engineering, and management
  • Project management or supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence GE customer and peers


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Locations: United States; North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

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.

 GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.  Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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