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General Electric Mechanical Lead Engineer - Electronic Packaging in Bohemia, New York

Job Description Summary

The Mechanical Lead Engineer reports to the Mechanical Engineering (ME) Manager. In this capacity, you lead assigned analytical, design, and test objectives vis-à-vis: life cycle requirements capture, design to cost, schedule commitment and ME designs, analyses, and tests that meet product performance for use in electronic power conversion product development including rapid prototyping and manufacturing. The Lead Mechanical Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for the GE Aviation Power Conversion & Control business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and lead others, and have the ability to effect short-term and long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Apply advance engineering concepts and technical requirements such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid-mechanics, vibration, shock, and physical properties data into functional product definition designs, analyses, and tests for packaging high power conversion electronics systems.

  • Mentor technicians and designers/engineers in design and analytical methods.

  • Lead engineers in proposal development efforts, prototype designs, and design-to-cost solutions for complex electro-mechanical systems and components.

  • Create definitions of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of designs, tolerance stack-ups, and electronic data formats to support analyses, manufacturing, assembly, and inspection.

  • Derive electronic data models and use engineering analysis tools as needed using finite element and finite difference methods (ANSYS, CFDesign, and KCR Thermal).

  • Support global sourcing initiatives by preparing and sending work packages to low cost suppliers, including defining the work scope, estimating hours and due dates, monitoring progress, and serving as a technical resource through periodic communication with suppliers.

  • Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies & Procedures, Engineering Standards, Product Definition Operating Procedures, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards.

  • Evaluate and influence new and revised Processes, Engineering Standards and Product Definition Operating Procedures.

  • Concurrently, manage multiple projects monitoring progress and quality and ensure schedule, cost and performance requirements are met.

  • Work as one team with Pompano Beach and Long Island engineering teams and anticipate 10% travel time to vendors and other GE sites.


  • ·Bachelor of Engineering with advanced courses in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer; a Master of Mechanical Engineering is preferred with a concentration in thermal-fluids sciences or structural analysis

  • Five years of demonstrated leadership experience in the development of electronic product packaging, conceptual design, proposals, analysis, testing, and design for manufacturing/assembly of high-power electronics conversion and electronics control products with expertise in thermal management and vibration/shock

  • Demonstrated proficiency using ANSYS – at least 2 years of experience using ANSYS for thermal-fluid and vibration-shock analyses

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to present technical results from analyses, design, and test to customers and senior leadership

  • Strong leadership skills.

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 Information

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No