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General Electric Engineer - Materials Science and Engineering in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

Materials and Processes Engineering Department from GE Energy Engineering division, India is seeking a Material Characterization Engineer for conducting material analysis on gas turbine components. The engineer will also have responsibility to analyze any prematurely failed samples and generate reports.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Conduct material analysis on materials used in gas turbines (steels and nickel-base alloys)

  • Develop and follow processes to understand material behavior by characterizing different phases, not limited to, gamma prime, carbides, different precipitates

  • Understand and generate reports on failures by analyzing the fracture surface of failed components

  • Maintain the quality plan for the lab according to ISO 17025

  • Work with global counterparts in the US in strategic materials selection for gas turbine components

  • Work with the technical leader and manager in the technical growth of the team

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments to the project leads

  • Help and provide necessary support to team member in resolving technical issues / problems during Projects/test execution.

  • Work effectively within cross-functional engineering and global Research teams

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with MPE policies and procedures.


  • M.S/M.Tech in materials science and relevant engineering with emphasis on material characterization and analysis

  • 1 - 3 years of technical experience in relevant field

  • Experience with setting up and using material characterization tools and equipment’s such as optical microscope, digital microscope, Scanning Electron Microscope, XRD

  • Experience in sample preparation for material analysis such as cutting, mounting, polishing

  • Experience with using hardness and micro-hardness testers

  • Excellent knowledge on physical metallurgy and mechanical behavior of steels and ni-based alloys

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 standard

  • Knowledge / certification on OSHA guidelines and EHS regulations

Desired Characteristics

  • PhD in materials science with specialization related to characterization of steels and nickel base alloys

  • Excellent Experience in set up and maintenance of material characterization equipment’s

  • Experience in materials modeling based on physics of mechanical behavior and mechanical testing data

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes