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Lead Engineer - Customer Application Engineering

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:44:06 AM
  • 2800436
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): India ; Bangalore, Noida, Gurgaon

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.

Role Summary:
Application Engineering: Understanding the customer's plant level requirement /CTQ for conversions, modifications & uprates and prepare technical proposal for plant level solutions including Boiler, Mills, Steam Turbine, Generator, Emission Abatement system, Digital, Balance of Plant technology/ products. Work closely with Product design/ Engineering teams, performance teams and commercial/sales teams in addressing customer CTQs/needs.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Ensure accurate application of GE technology to plant level challenges/ opportunities to achieve customer requirements such as output, efficiency, flexibility and reliability improvements.
• Engineering interface with other project/ engineering team members, sourcing/ supply chain, sub-suppliers, vendors, external partners and other sectors/segments involved in the project (procurement, quality, construction and logistics etc.)
• Leading and supporting the installed base evaluation team considering the time-cost quality and targets, to secure the success of the project.
• Detailed technical offer preparation including scope, schedule, cost, performance, responsible for the overall quality of the proposal.
• Initiation and co-ordination of technical decisions within the proposal such as scope, cycle and equipment optimization based on input from Commercial, Sales and Solution Architect.
• Coordinating with project management office (PMO) for the preparation of the civil and erection bills of quantities (BoQ) for construction/erection estimation.
• Definition of technical risks and evaluation of provision/contingencies in co-operation with the Solution Architect and Product engineering teams.
• Deliver technical risk check list along with mitigation plan for the proposal and review with CEO (Chief Engineering Office) or of similar technical board.
• Responsible for project scope completeness, consistency and technical integrity, reviewing plant interface of different equipment’s and identifying any technical risks and mitigation plan therewith.
• Participate in hand-off process to the requisition and engineering teams on proposals that convert to orders.
• Review customer specifications and ensure technical proposal is in-line with requirements and clarify/ manage when there is deviation.
• Prepare technical specifications, enquire with sub-suppliers, ensure the scope completeness and costing accordingly.
• Review and release of the cost calculation under consideration of the specific cost packages, worked out by the individual product engineers and sub vendors.
• Evaluation of actual costs to target costs for GE internal and external partners/ vendors in support with commercial manager.
• Work with solution architect for technical clarification and negotiations with customers under the overall lead of the powering efficiency sales leadership.

• Master’s/ Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
• Minimum 10 years of engineering experience in coal based steam power plant technology
• Read/ develop system/ process flow diagram, instrumentation diagram.
• Deep expertise in more than one domains of coal based steam power plant Balance of Plant (BoP) packages (steam/ water cycle, heat exchanger, condenser, cooling tower, critical piping, ducts, pumps, fans, valves).
• Experience in working with engineering consultancy firms /OEMs/ engineering service providers/ performance monitoring teams.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Desired Characteristics:
• Master’s degree in mechanical engineering with specialization in thermal engineering/ energy/ power/ heat power
• Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Candidate should have experience that would demonstrate technical knowledge and understanding of coal plant technology
• Experience in plant commissioning, O&M, project management
• Experience in a cross-functional environment
• Experience working with customers
• Basic knowledge of industrial management and industrial administration (commercial aspects of projects) including pro-forma calculations (Net Present Value, NPV)
• Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (GE employees only)

Locations: India ; Bangalore, Noida, Gurgaon

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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