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General Electric Engineer - Systems Engineering in Chennai, India

Job Description Summary

System engineer is responsible for the execution of projects in time, quality and budget for projects mainly based on Variable Speed Drive (VSD). Design engineering and coordination/key technical interface to customer and vendors in execution of Industry / Marine / O&G / Power Projects.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support the Business Verticals in creating and reviewing (in conjunction with the leadership team) systems solutions as part of the OTR process, ensuring that solutions are technically fit for purpose and that technical risk is understood and managed with contingencies identified.

  • Analyze customer's contract, prepare specifications to vendors and internal stake holders.

  • Basic and Detailed engineering for variable speed drive system including transformer, MV/LV VSD, motor, MV/LV switchgear, cabling.

  • Prepare technical documentation as per contractual requirements, vendor documentation review.

  • Identify technical risks and put in place the mitigation plan.

  • Review solutions developed and identify opportunities for improvement of process, system, or equipment.

  • Foster relationship with other GE business entities to maximize the benefits of synergy.

  • Liaise with Platform Engineering, Technology and Value Engineering, and Supply Chain as appropriate to support the project and the business.

  • Liaise with other GE businesses, platform verticals, supply chain, sub-contractors and suppliers as appropriate to support the project and the business.

  • Drive lean mind set to provide optimum technical solutions for the projects.

  • Ensure strict compliance with all company and customer EHS policies and procedures.


  • Master’s / Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from reputed College/University

  • Electrical system engineering experience in Industry / Marine / O&G / Power sectors.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in engineering design, application, testing or commissioning of systems based on Medium voltage VSD, Transformer, Motor, Switchgear. It is also necessary to have analytical and innovative approach in problem solving

  • Experience of system integration working on multi-discipline projects.

  • Knowledge and application of International Standards.

  • Ability to adapt and multi-task with project/application engineers.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

  • Power system design/simulation experience is added advantage

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong prioritizing and time management skills

  • Willingness to learn with passion

  • Be self-motivated, creative and a team player, with ability to come up with unique solutions to complex problems

  • Capable of working with multi-disciplined international team with good personal organization skills.

  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects to strict time scales

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills

  • Quickly identify best practices and apply them within the team

  • Willing to travel on short notice within base country and overseas for short/long term assignments

  • Willing to work extended hours during the week, at weekends/holidays at critical times.

  • Proficiency in French/ German language will be an added advantage

About Us

GE is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity.

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.

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes