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General Electric Lead Engineer, Vibration & Diagnostics Product Service in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

The Product Service Vibration & Diagnostics Lead Engineer will establish resolutions for customer issues, focused on rotating component & structural vibration, along with operability & process issues. As the recognized vibration & operability expert in Services, you will partner with customers and GE stakeholders on a wide range of site specific and fleet wide challenges associated with Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines, Generators and Accessories equipment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technology leadership globally for vibration & diagnostics issues (gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and accessories equipment)

  • Lead root cause investigations for issues with significant customer specific or fleet wide impact from initial investigation through the CAPA phase

  • Resolve in depth, technical issues in drive train & accessories technology for customers, timely and efficiently

  • Work with field teams to assure that all assets meet design intention in as built condition for successful customer operation

  • Support and coordinate with interfacing organizations such as product line, service shops, manufacturing, sourcing, services operations, and design engineering, to fulfill customer needs

  • Support service programs, fulfillment, and New Product Introduction (NPI) programs

  • Communicate progress across all levels of the organization, including plant operators and executive leaders

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in engineering

  • A minimum of 5 years of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or controls related experience

  • A minimum of 3 years of vibration & diagnostic experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s degree in engineering, preferably mechanical, electrical or controls engineering

  • A minimum of 7 years of mechanical engineering related experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of associated with gas turbine, steam turbine or generator engineering, load gearbox, pumps/motors troubleshooting

  • Experience w/ vibration data collection; DAQ systems (preferably ADRE 408), instrumentation, and other equipment and testing often completed to support rotating component and structural vibration diagnostics (impact tests, thermal growth studies, etc.)

  • Prior experience in a customer support/facing role; strong commercial mindset. Anticipates customer needs and ensures that they are met

  • Self-starter with initiative and interpersonal skills to direct projects and work, of cross- functional nature, with demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion.

  • Ability to work well with teams and communicate requests and requirements clearly

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with global mindset

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated project management skills

  • Strong leadership skills to drive technical conversation internally & externally

  • Able to interface effectively with all levels of an organization and demonstrated leadership to pursue correct engineering actions in adverse conditions or situations

  • Understands business objectives and drives specific tasks required to meet the objectives

  • This position may require up to 40% travel and up to 70% off hours support throughout the year. Strong candidate identified; however qualified candidates encouraged to apply.