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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer – Configured Solutions

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:01:16 PM
  • 2934083
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Connecticut; Plainville


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 Mechanical Design Engineer will provide technical direction to technology based teams and demonstrate technical excellence and leadership in developing new products, technology, applications, and features to meet and exceed our customer expectations. In this role you will be a collaborative member of the project team and work closely with product management, manufacturing, and supply chain to ensure project success.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for the design, development, testing, and manufacturing implementation of programs for the Configured Solutions product lines
  • Plan, execute, and report on the technical design, schedule, and project status of design programs
  • Demonstrate conformance to Product Technical Specifications and international standards using Design for Six Sigma and Design for Reliability methodologies
  • Create and maintain technical documentation for all design work and present material for technical review including but not limited to tolerance loops, manual and computer analyses, test results, drawings, BOMs, product cost, problem and action lists, risk management, IP analysis, and FRACAS reviews
  • Support manufacturing implementation of products through Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Assembly (DFA)
  • Drive cross-functional support, obtain buy in from business teams while challenging functions for speed and efficiency
  • Execute design using solid models systems (Creo) modeling, assembly and drafting in the sheet metal module
  • Create mechanical designs using CREO and WindChill and computer simulation using Ansys, Maxwell, and other analytical tools to develop and optimize EntellEon for heat rise, short circuit, and seismic performance
  • Lead and support simulation analysis, problem solving, R&D, Design of Experiments (DOE), and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) for designs and systems


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of electrical product design experience
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Willingness and ability to travel 0-20% of the time



Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working in local and remote project based team environment
  • Ability to achieve results in a matrix environment
  • Working knowledge of project management tools and practices (Fastworks, Agile, MS Project)
  • Panelboard, Switchboard, Busway, Transformer, Motor Control Center, Switchgear, Residential, and flow goods design and testing experience
  • Takes ownership of work and drives results to meets financial & time deliverables
  • Proven record of engineering analysis, test, and design execution success
  • Proven ability to analyze test data and solve design issues
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to influence and drive change/results
  • PMP or formal Project Management Training
  • Green Belt certified or equivalent Quality certification


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Locations: United States; Connecticut; Plainville

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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