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Lead Engineer, Magnet Gradient

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:23:39 AM
  • 2819568
  • 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:
Responsible for material selection and design for use in a high magnetic field, as well as thermal and reliability considerations for operations in enclosed spaces. Leverage commonality and supply chain resources to ensure robust material supply in production. Responsible for both magnet and gradient coil design. Responsible for electromagnetic design and analysis of superconducting magnets and gradient coils. Perform magnet and/or gradient coil build and test. Design and analyze shim systems and quench protections systems. Provide test support for final assembly and functional test of superconducting magnets and gradient coils. Perform root cause analysis for magnet and gradient coil failures. Provide support for quality and/or reliability efforts on magnets and gradient coils. Provide follow-up support for magnet and gradient coil installation productivity or failures at hospital site. Prepare/present design and analysis reports on magnets, gradient coils and Interactions. Develop product, component test and specifications for superconducting magnets and gradient coils. Provide design leadership of productivity projects (both product cost and life cycle cost reduction). Coordinate cross-functional design, analysis and testing. Support manufacturing lean initiatives. Provide creative solutions to unstructured product design issues from both factory and field.

Qualifications/Requirements:
PhD, or foreign degree equivalent, in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field, and two (2) years of related experience required. The position also requires 2 years experience building and testing MRI superconducting magnets; some experience with electromagnetic design and analysis of superconducting magnets; some experience with root cause analysis of magnet defects; some experience with magnet component development and test; and some experience working with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams.

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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