General Electric Staff Engineer - Power Electronics in Dayton, Ohio
Job Description Summary
The Staff Engineer for Power Electronics contributes to the design and development of Aviation Power Electronic products such as converters/inverters, solutions and systems. Great opportunities to make significant impacts on the future of flight as well as the environment working on programs such as Hybrid Electric aircraft. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components. Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role.
Roles and Responsibilities
Design and develop high voltage power electronic circuits and components for Aviation industry products such as converters and inverters
Provide technical leadership to the cross functional team working on the project
Participate and present in the technical reviews
Implement plans to meet technical program requirements by working with suppliers, manufacturing, and other disciplines
Develop and implement action plans to address issues associated with power electronics as they arise on programs
Provide technical support for various customer proposals
Developing specialized knowledge in power electronics. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.
Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market
Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.
Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum 10 years of experience in Engineering
Experience in aviation electrical power engineering
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
Minimum 5 years experience designing power electronic circuits
Experience with high voltage and high power converters/inverters
Working knowledge of EMI (CM an DM), transformers, and semiconductor switches and different PWM schemes
Simulation experience with PLECS or similar tools
Working knowledge and design experience with 3-phase motor/generator systems
Strong Electrical circuit design experience and layout knowledge
Hands on experience working in a lab environment
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.
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.
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