General Electric Lead Engineer – Electrical in Chennai, India
Job Description Summary
Product Design/Requisition Engineering of Drives products - Electrical
LV/MV Drive Engineering – Design and development of LV/MV Drives
Understand product / project specifications and convert the specification into electrical schematic
Proficient in Electrical component specification, sizing, selection and analysis
Proficient in preparing SLD, Schematics, GA, BOM and reports
Knowledge in PLM and Bill of Material preparation
Design and execution of Engineering work packages with focus on quality, costs, schedule and resources
Coordination of work packages within a team and global stakeholders
Maintain ownership of all engineering work packages associated with specific projects.
Knowledge in Electrical design tool Eplan, Auto CAD– preferred
Thorough understanding of Global Electrical Codes (IEC, UL, NEC, NFPA)
Analytical and innovative approach in problem solving
Collaborate with other GE PC businesses to understand GE Power Conversion technologies and how to apply them
Ensure projects are completed within schedule and budget.
Design system/equipment to meet reliability, testing standards, manufacturability, material and cost guidelines
Verify functional performance of prototype hardware under all specified operating conditions.
Support Manufacturing of equipment at Factory / Vendor facility
Document functional test requirements and conduct test according to applicable standards (UL/IEC etc.…) /conduct project FAT’s.
Coordinate with System Engineer and Program / Product / Project manager execution on a continuous basis.
Willing to travel on short notice within base country and overseas for short/long term assignments
Qualifications / Requirements:
Masters / Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical engineering from reputed College/University
Min. 10+ years in Electrical design and study experience in Industry / marine / O&G / Power sectors
Preferred experience/knowledge in Electrical design / Simulation tools like AUTOCAD / E-Plan
Knowledge and application of International Standards.
Ability to adapt and multitask with project/application engineers
PLM, Primavera experience are added advantage
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
Lead a team in matrix environment for successful execution of project
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
Self-Starter, demonstrate ability to work effectively within and between teams and as Individual
Ability to energize teams and perceives change as an opportunity
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse and highly matrix environment.
Willing to work extended hours during the week, at weekends/holidays at critical times
Proficiency in French/German language will be an added advantage
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.
Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes