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Lead Mechanical Systems Engineer

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 2:13:05 PM
  • 2789976
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States ; Wisconsin; Waukesha


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 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 position is a mechanical engineer who will have primary responsibility for conceptualizing, developing, delivering and integrating Magnet Room Hardware and Packaging. This role requires the interaction with other service and design engineering teams across different MR businesses in order to ensure the product quality goals set forth by the business.

Essential Responsibilities:
Role responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
1. Supporting the development of MR Equipment and Magnet Room Hardware including: Magnet Enclosures and interaction with Patient Handling Table and User Interface, On magnet integration, High Power Electronics/Thermal Packaging and Consolidation of Electronics on the Magnet.
2. Knowledge of different forming processes like injection molding, thermoforming, Resin Transfer Molding, Resin Infusion Molding, sheet metal design.
3. Knowledge of various thermal management techniques and able to apply them to electronics modules, convective, conductive and radiative cooling/heating as related to patient thermal.
4. Knowledge of different user interfaces and workflow aspects of patient handling
5. Responsible for installed base issues related to sub-system and able to drive closure on site issues and investigations.
6. Develop innovative designs to meet all requirements for performance, reliability, total cost of ownership, serviceability, and manufacturability.
7. Leading design visualization efforts with 3D CAD models and essential component and assembly details to explore multiple design options. Capture mechanical design schematic using an MCAD system (Windchill, PRO-E, IDEAS etc.)
8. Participate in technical design reviews, risk assessments, FMEA, FEA, CFD, Reliability testing etc.
9. History of continuous development of core competencies required for the job.
10. Develop and maintaining Siting requirements, Service Procedures and Customer and Field Interaction.
11. Develop System Requirements, Sub-System Requirement Specifications and Execution
12. Providing guidance and requirements to new product development teams in order to improve quality of new releases. Experience in using a combination of statistical methods, modeling, and testing to establish predictive product sub-system reliability performance prior to and following product release.
13. Develop schedules and having a track record of meeting long term dates. Act as activity leader of department activities within a project. (Time-plan, resource need, status reports, monitor costs, resource usage, technology requirements and solutions etc.)
14. Effective execution of cross functional global team members and contractor resources.

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. BS in Mechanical Engineering.
2. 4 years relative work experience in the areas of Plastic Design, Electronic packaging, Patient Handling, sheet metal design, mechanisms, acoustic and thermal management and labeling and packaging.
3. Demonstrated technical leadership experience within an engineering organization.
4. Working knowledge of CAD and mechanical modeling tools.
5. Experience making design trade-offs between functionality, quality, and cost.
6. Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team environment.

U.S. (Country) Specific Qualifications:
1. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time
2. Must be willing to work in our Waukesha, Wi facility full-time
3. Must submit application for employment through gecareers.com (or COS if internal) to be considered
4. Must be 18 years of age or older
5. Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
6. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background


Quality Specific Goals:
1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.
2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Desired Characteristics:
1. MS in a Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree
2. Demonstrated capabilities in thermal and mechanical simulation
3. Experience with High voltage/current packaging
4. Demonstrated program/project planning capability
5. Demonstrated project leadership and influencing skills
6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
7. Design for reliability experience
8. Design for manufacturing experience

Locations: United States ; Wisconsin; Waukesha

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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