General Electric Specialist - Materials Behavior in Bengaluru, India

Role Summary:

GE Global Research Materials Team at JFWTC, Bangalore has an opening for specialist with demonstrated skills in the area of Materials with expertise and experience in processing/heat treatment, sample preparation, testing.

Essential Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for :

  • operating and maintaining the different types of Furnaces,

  • vacuum Furnaces, vacuum systems, chillers

  • Instron/MTS testing machines

  • Execution of tasks with guidance from engineers and approval from project leader / manager.

  • Responsible for the assembly, calibration, operation and maintenance, AMC and consumables in the lab.

  • Bring irregularities to the attention of the Engineers/Manager and suggest corrective actions.

  • Generate 3D and fabrication drawings as per requirements

  • Evaluate vendors and co-ordinate with them for fabrication and sourcing components

  • Ensure the lab meets all Environmental Health and Safety requirements


-Diploma/Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science/Metallurgy with strong background in Metallurgy and material testing

  • 5+ years of experience in material testing and lab maintenance

  • Experience in drafting tools such as AutoCAD, Unigraphics

  • Experience with data acquisition systems and programming (eg. Lab view) would be useful

Desired Characteristics:

5+ years of industry experience in materials – heat treatment and testing. Prior experience in any or all of the following areas desired : Experimental characterization of alloys, coatings, Heat treatment of alloys, Static, Fatigue and Impact testing; Test Method Development; Fracture Mechanics.

About Us:

Material Team at JFWTC, Bangalore, conducts advanced research in the area of Metals, Ceramics, Coatings and composites. The team’s focus is to accelerate the implementation of new materials in GE businesses through understanding of composition, microstructure, process and material behavior by advanced testing.

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

Locations: India; Bengaluru