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CAD Application Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:01:43 PM
  • 2936109
  • 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 CAD Application Engineer is responsible for the continued development and evolution of engineering design tools within GE Industrial Solutions. You will leverage your knowledge of Creo and Windchill to work closely with global design teams identifying new approaches, process improvements, and system enhancements which increase engineering productivity.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the CAD Application Engineer, you will:

  • Provide leadership for global design teams in the efficient use and application of Creo and related engineering design tools
  • Drive increased usage of 3D CAD data supporting both Model Based Definition (MBD) and Digital Thread initiatives
  • Develop strategies to effectively use advanced CAD features and functionality to improve engineering efficiency and reduce time to market
  • Identify, develop, and implement enhancements to maximize engineering productivity
  • Establish standardized processes and procedures
  • Collaborate with users and software providers to develop and drive best practices across the organization
  • Foster development and increase proficiency of staff engineers
  • Establish learning plans and develop training content as required
  • Provide global user support including troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Maintain awareness of industry software development and innovation


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years Pro/E, Wildfire, Creo experience


Desired Characteristics:
  • Windchill PLM product suite experience
  • Industry design and manufacturing process experience
  • Experienced in use of GD&T, Sigmetrix GD&T Advisor & CETOL, ANSYS, and Cadence Allegro
  • Knowledge of CAD to CAM processes
  • Ability to influence change, guide, and lead others not in a direct reporting relationship
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and work within global, cross-functional teams
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Initiative and perseverance

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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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