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General Electric Lead R&D Engineer in Charleroi, Pennsylvania

Job Description Summary

Activities aimed at proving a concept to be valid or technically feasible by the application of scientific and engineering methodologies. Work in this family typically has the objective of demonstrating through test or analyses the performance and implementation potential of a concept

Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

The focus of this position is to lead/provide research and development activities within the local or global R&D Department related to instrument transformers.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design electrical or mechanical components of instrument transformers

  • Perform calculations related to the performance of instrument transformers (electrical, mechanical, thermal etc.)

  • Prepare drawings, BOMs and other technical documentation

  • Support other departments (Sales, Sourcing, Supply Chain, QA, Testing etc.) related to technical matters

  • Manage tasks assigned by the manager

  • Lead designated subgroups within the larger R&D community for instrument transformers (cross-border activities)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, or higher, from college or university in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in the high voltage (123kV system voltage and above) instrument or power transformer design area

  • Minimum of 3 years of recent FEA (ANSYS) experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Up-to-date knowledge of AutoCad and either Solidworks or Creo

  • Technical project management experience

  • PDM and SAP knowledge

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: Yes