General Electric Applications Engineer - GE Additive in Des Moines, Iowa

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 at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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:

GE Additive is seeking a uniquely driven and talented individual to serve as an Applications Engineer supporting customer requirements as it relates to metallic additive manufacturing. While the primary responsibilities will be supporting customers’ development efforts and technical concerns with both machine software and hardware, the candidate should also expect to have cross-over responsibilities in the Benchmark and Training departments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Applications Engineer for GE Additive, supporting customer requirements with respect to additively manufactured metallic components

  • Work within a cross-disciplinary team of individuals dedicated to meeting customer driven deadlines while providing the best possible training and support

  • Provide insight into build optimization for customer projects including component re-design for use in additive manufacturing, support strategy optimization, exposure strategies, etc.

  • Fabricate in house benchmarks of customer supplied geometries which serve as technological demonstration articles

  • Effectively communicate with Field Service Engineers, Senior Sales representatives, internal Engineering Solutions Team, and internal Materials team. on customer requirements and technical issues

  • Travel to customer sites in throughout the western hemisphere: United States, Canada, Mexico and possibly South America Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Mechatronics

  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in a deadline driven, customer focused environment ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficient in CAD (any platform), as well as Microsoft Office Suite

  • Skilled in customer interactions, data presentation, and public speaking environments

  • Must be able to effectively manage a project from start to finish

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to be a team player

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability. Locations: United States; Ohio, Texas; West Chester, GrapevineGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.