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General Electric Lead Engineer - Customer Project Engineering in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

The person in this role will manage the Gas Turbine Conversion, Modification & Uprate (CM&U) jobs ensuring the project is completed on schedule, within budget, no quality misses and with customer satisfaction.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Owns and Manages the deliverables of the OTR team from a techno-commercial standpoint to ensure flawless Project execution.

  • Strategic partner to Project Managers & Customer Performance Managers, managing and delivering on customer requirements.

  • Systems thinker - Able to understand, adapt and anticipate the relationships of major equipment inside a combined cycle power plant.

  • Provide technical coordination for conversions, modifications, and uprates on in-service Gas Turbines, including unit relocations.

  • Drives to deliver on time, quality inputs, for all assigned projects during OTR phase

  • Support the Digital Thread team of ARES to develop tools, processes and practices aimed to drive measurable improvement in cost, productivity, quality and reliability.

  • Provide wing to wing support for proposals and projects from inquiry to remittance (ITR). Aligns the ITO customer wants with OTR scope and gets it clarified with commercial, PMO and CPM.

  • Develop and monitor engineering project schedules.

  • Actively communicates all contract and project requirements to EED design functions, utilizing internal documentation systems

  • Communicate project scope to Engineering / Manufacturing / Sourcing / Field Service / Service Shop Personnel.

  • Make technical presentations to customers and other GE functions.

  • Provide technical assistance to field service personnel during Project Installation.

  • Support team priorities for engineering productivity and parts productivity.

  • Promote, participate in and lead process improvement projects.

  • Ensure timely completion of all project objectives.

  • Champion LEAN principles and embrace LEAN, continuously challenge and improve internal processes in OTR engineering organization.

  • Controls Engineering experience or GT Controls upgrade project management experience on GE heavy duty Gas Turbines B/E, F or H class frames


  • B.Tech/M.Tech Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation & Controls Aerospace Engineering from Institute of repute

  • 12+ years’ experience in engineering or as field engineer on gas turbines-based power plant

  • Strong understanding of gas turbines with at least 2+ years of project engineering experience.

  • Global mindset with a willingness to understand different cultures and work collaboratively

  • Effective time management skills & multitasking ability.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Willingness to travel on short notice

Desired Characteristics

  • Field experience experience on GE heavy duty Gas Turbines B/E, F or H class frames

  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Customer interface experience

  • BB / Green Belt certification (GE only)

  • Experience of leading Lean PSR, VSM and Kaizen work outs and projects

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes