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General Electric Lead Power Electronics Engineer in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Job Description Summary

• Lead technically the power electronics development in order to provide optimized solutions for Medium Voltage Drives (Hardware and/or Software) and Power Electronics application.

• Manage Medium Voltage Drive product range.

• Mentoring the power electronic team to develop technical capability.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

• Provide power electronic solutions for products & projects.

• Improve products to meet market requirements.

• Review products design and improvements.

• Ensure on time delivery of detailed design and technical support for manufacturing & tests.

• Ensure on time delivery of detailed design and technical support for installation & commissioning.

• Manage drive range extension based on Development (NTI/NPI) programs.

• Manage cost out activities inside power electronics family, mainly MV Drive.

• Support commercial team proposing solutions for customer applications.

• Support the team in resolving technical issues in support of current projects, equipment under test, or in-service platforms.

• Participate in Root Cause Analysis and Design FMEA.

• Connect with other GE Power Conversion units to share best practices and know how transfer.

• Comply with all company and customer health and safety regulations.


• OTD – On Time Delivery (issue documents on the baseline date).

• FTY – First Time Yield (document verification before issuing).

• RNC (non-conformities) related to product design and its application.

• BoM – Bill of Materials costs.


• Degree or equivalent in electrical engineering or related subject.

• Chartered Engineer or equivalent proven record of continuous professional development.

• Fluency in English language.

• A minimum of 8 years’ experience in Medium Voltage Drive or Power Electronics engineering design, application, testing or commissioning environment.

• Industrial applications for Medium Voltage Drives, including metal industries and mining applications.

Desired Characteristics

• Experience

• Project leadership/management training.

• Power Electronics engineering in relevant industry.

• Experience of system integration working on multi-discipline projects.

• Experience as people leader and leadership role.

• On site commissioning of large projects.

• Personal Qualities

• Capable of working a multi-disciplined international team.

• Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects to strict time scales.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Good report writing skills in order to report to top management.

• Good personal organisational skills.

• Work traits:

• Develops a strong team and breeds positive moral.

• Understands business objectives and can influence stakeholders to meet objectives.

• Values:

• Curious, asks tough questions and challenges the status quo.

• Communicates the business vision effectively in an open and consistent manner.

• Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable.

• Growth traits:

• Anticipates customer needs and measures processes and performance through the customer’s eyes.

• Builds loyalty and commitment and can energise teams through inclusiveness and connection with people.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No