General Electric Lead Reliability Engineer in Austin, Texas

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Role Summary:

The Lead Reliability Engineer is responsible for requirements relating to the performance of GE products are satisfied. In the role of Lead Reliability Engineer, you will apply and perform various reliability processes & tools, striving towards standardized process implementation across the business. The Lead Reliability Engineer plays a significant role in assessing product performance to support our customers through reporting & proactive failure trending and early identification of issues.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition, the Lead Reliability Engineer will :

  • Support the in-service reliability product portfolio through the use of appropriate problem solving techniques and processes to provide :

  • Regular rhythm for product, system, or platform reliability reporting for military, civil and business jets, using data from a variety of sources, with a keen eye for detail and methodical approach

  • Reliability analysis to include categorization, statistical calculation (MTBF / MTBUR), failure modes and identification of significant issues affecting product performance

  • Monitoring of product performance issues through use of an early warning system to alleviate potential increased warranty and repair cost burden to the business, while supporting the customer’s need for reliable product

  • Analysis of failure trends at both the aircraft system, product, and component level to identify the key reliability drivers and opportunities

  • Provide technical analysis and support relating to product performance within a contract

  • Provide detailed reliability statistics to support future sales / modelling initiatives

  • Participation in Failure Review Boards and supporting the Systems FRACAS process

  • Standardize the business’s reliability analysis methods and implement the necessary tools and process to drive simplicity, efficiency and accuracy

  • Responsible for reporting and presenting reliability data to a variety of stakeholders including customers

  • Develops and manages individual work plans / schedules and clearly communicates risk to completion in a timely manner

  • Collaborative work environment with peers relating to reliability methodology and tools

  • Use of appropriate technical data to support reliability analysis and investigations

  • Create, review and obtain / provide feedback on new and revised policies and procedures relating to the reliability group

  • Supports the investigation and collation of engineering hours required to support contract proposals

  • Complies with import and export regulations in accordance with business and government legislation relating to data sharing, communication and technical discussions

  • Communicate technical content to satisfy customer requests through the use of appropriate media (e.g. presentation) to a variety of stakeholders at all levels

  • PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Clearwater, FL. However, this position may be available at our Grand Rapids, MI location Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering, mathematics, or statistical discipline or related field from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an Engineering environment (Including Aerospace industry or Aviation products and experience performing reliability engineering activities) ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening

  • PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is Clearwater, FL. However, this position may be available at our Grand Rapids, MI location Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Aerospace industry or Aviation products and experience performing reliability engineering activities

  • Core competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Access, and PowerPoint with the ability to adapt to a variety of IT tools

  • Ability to drive improvements in efficiency Problem Solving – analyzing and identifying or proposing solutions to problems using a wide range of data

  • Technical Communication : presentation of technical information both verbal and written, adapting material for the target audience

  • Project Management : Aware of the organization and executions of projects and tasks to meet defined deliverables

  • Customer Centric : Aware of customer requirements and translates into clear deliverables

  • Self-Starter : Ability to fulfil job requirements with general guidance from managementWhy join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on twitter: @geconnections at http://bit.ly/geconnections Locations: United States; Florida, Michigan; Clearwater, Grand RapidsGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.