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General Electric Electrical Engineering Project Manager - Power Conversion & Control in Bohemia, New York

Role Summary:The Electrical Engineering Project Manager- Power Conversion & Control (EPM) is responsible for leading all the activities associated with specific Electronic Product Design & Development Engineering projects. In this role, you will lead the matrix project team to the successful completion of an assigned project while evaluating critical technical project related issues and risk assessments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership on assigned projects to ensure financial and contractual execution through established company procedures

  • Support project proposal development including scope definition, configuration, implementation, tracking and control of projects

  • Estimate budgets and track costs of projects, and will be accountable for meeting project budget targets

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary matrix project team including mentoring and technical direction to meet project requirements

  • Work closely with other disciplines including Engineering, Sourcing, Manufacturing, & Quality

  • Lead the execution of design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound Engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

  • Formulate and implement plans to achieve technical requirements, scheduling, and contract commitments

  • Provide technical leadership to other personnel and assigned teams and mentor others in the organization

  • Anticipate resource skill needs on assigned projects, and work with Program Managers and Functional Managers to fill needs

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with Engineering policies and procedures

  • Support customer meetings with Program Manager, which include preparation of presentation material for design reviews and technical information reviews

  • Support bid and proposal estimates using work breakdown structure methodologies to estimate the labor and material

  • Experience with power electronics within the aviation industry


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited College or University

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Product Design & Development, Engineering Project Management, or Project Leadership position within the Aviation or Aerospace industry


  • Ability and willingness to travel a minimum 5% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven proficiency in using standard project management tools

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to successfully lead a team in a highly Technical matrixed environment

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Capable of developing and writing specifications in an engineering environment

  • Six Sigma / Green Belt certification or equivalent Quality training Certification

  • Ability to apply managerial and leadership concepts and techniques (plan, execute, direct, coach, mentor, evaluate, and control) in executing individual and team priorities

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About Us:

GE Aviation - Electrical Power, LI is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of custom-engineered power conversion and cockpit control panels. Located on Long Island, one hour east of New York City and next to Long Island MacArthur Airport, EP-LI is a predominately US Military supplier providing equipment for a wide variety of land based and aircraft applications including air transport, rotorcraft and military fixed wing. We have been servicing major customers of Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and General Dynamics for more than 50 years. Our staff of dedicated professionals has consistently applied creative engineering solutions to support mission critical requirements. These solutions have repeatedly been successfully applied with state of the art manufacturing techniques in both high and low volume production programs. Our site is housed in a 94,000 square foot facility, designed specifically to provide vertical integration of the broad range of capabilities required to give us control of all aspects of the design, development, manufacturing and test of products. These capabilities include: computer aided design center, transformer manufacturing capability, fully integrated assembly and testing, as well as a complete environmental testing laboratory. Understanding the need for on time delivery of qualified and reliable systems, as well as responding to the requirements of the marketplace, is integral to our work in providing critical, complex equipment for both long term and quick reaction programs. Bohemia is located near Islip, NY.

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.


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). 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.Additional Locations:United States;New York;Bohemia;