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Advanced Project Lead Engineer, Gradient Coil Assembly

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:02:54 PM
  • 2817642
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States ; South Carolina; Florence


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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.

Essential Responsibilities:
Conduct research and development investigations to develop and test new fabrication processes and procedures, improve existing or develop new processes. Prepare technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations. Establish assembly and manufacturing procedures to guide production and electrical assemblies to specification restrictions. Work with patient/customers and/or program leadership to ensure that the project deliverables are consistent with the goals of larger programs or initiatives. Evaluate new developments in assembly, heavy wire winding, brazing and soldering, vacuum/pressure potting tooling and equipment and experience with room temperature and elevated temperature potting resins. Work independently and possess a level of functional expertise necessary to influence and execute technical and project delivery execution. Direct and coordinate technical personnel in performing inspections to ensure workers' compliance with established assembly procedures. Prepare/present design and analysis reports. Coordinate cross-functional design, analysis, and testing of MRI gradient coils. Develop, plan and provide technical support for the introduction of new MRI magnet or gradient coil assemblies and technologies. Support manufacturing lean initiatives. Provide creative solutions to unstructured product and system design issues from both factory and field. Engage in all phases of new product development, including concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, manufacturing introduction and service support. Participate in product safety, cost out, cycle time reduction and quality enhancement projects. Support the manufacturing plants (local and international) and the Installed Base. Revise and alter detailed and layout drawings to conform to engineering changes. Prepare engineering change requests, engineering change notices, bills of material, engineering specifications, and customer submittals. Direct the construction and testing of prototype and pilot products, and conduct analysis of the test results. Develop test equipment for product testing and provide corporate-wide electronics technical support. Lead complex, cross-functional projects with participants across multiple functional areas. Support and comply with the quality and safety goals of GE Healthcare (GEHC). Support mentoring of junior technical talent.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, or foreign degree equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering or related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible post-Bachelor’s degree experience with manufacturing or engineering product and/or process development in the offered position or related occupation required. The position also requires 5 years experience with manufacturing or engineering product development; some experience with gradient coil assemblies and manufacturing processes and tooling; some experience troubleshooting gradient coil assemblies and manufacturing processes and tooling; some experience with manufacturing processes such as heavy equipment manufacturing, assembly technology, materials technology and manufacturing methods technology for large assemblies or complex machinery; some experience with tooling design and testing; and some experience working with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams.

General Electric Company (GE Healthcare) will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Locations: United States ; South Carolina; Florence

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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