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General Electric Lead Product Engineer in Clearwater, Florida

Job Description Summary

The Lead Product Engineer role is a pivotal support role to help the manufacturing team meet their First Time Yield, On Time Delivery (OTD) and cost targets. In addition, the Product Engineering team's mission is to create and sustain world class manufacturing by focusing on key areas of cost, delivery and quality. The Product Engineer will support four key activities: 1) keep the factory running, 2) make the factory run better, 3) design product that perform better in the factory, and 4) reduce product life cycle costs.

Job Description

The Lead Product Engineer will support hands-on debug of manufacturing product and test equipment, lead root cause investigations, identify and deliver corrective actions, and execute product or test equipment updates for obsolescence or cost out activities. This also includes facilitating and supporting manufacturing improvement activities such as: product lean events, developing debug and guided troubleshooting tools, and developing and utilizing data analytics to identify and drive improvements. On new product developments, the Lead Product Engineer is responsible for ensuring lessons learned are fed back to the design team, coordinating Design for Test and Manufacturing activities and preparing the product for transition to manufacturing.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing including hands-on debug of product (unit and circuit card) and automated test systems.

  • Perform and coordinate engineering investigations and responses for Root Cause and Corrective Action investigations including development of Change Impact Assessments with internal stakeholders.

  • Execute and lead product and test equipment design changes for obsolescence management, product improvement and cost-out activities.

  • Participate and facilitate improvement projects (e.g. Product Work-up events, develop debug tools, develop guided troubleshooting aids, etc.).

  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal stakeholders including manufacturing, quality and other engineering teams to solve issues.

  • Present changes, engineering investigations, etc. to external customers.

  • On new product developments, review and guide product architecture and test strategy for Design for Manufacture/Design for Test strategy.

  • Provide manufacturing lessons learned feedback into the design process.

  • Coordinate product preparation and transition to manufacturing.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related engineering degree from an accredited university or college.

  • Minimum of 4 years professional experience in engineering.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

  • 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.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to document, plan, and execute programs.

  • Ability to manage own time to meet task schedule, cost and quality objectives.

  • Ability to lead small cross-functional technical teams.

  • Application of problem solving and root cause corrective action tools and process.

  • Experience in the Aerospace/Avionics industry.

  • Experience with complex electronics design, test and/or manufacture.

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 (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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

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