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General Electric Sub-Section Manager - Electrical Components (Power Electronics) in Dayton, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The GE Aviation Electrical Power business is leading the way in the application of advanced technologies towards the development and delivery of high-performance products for aerospace applications. The Sub-Section Manager - Electrical Components will lead and grow a talented group of Power Electronics Engineering team members, who drive the implementation of our advanced power technologies across the GE Aviation Power product line. In this role, you will oversee a team who is responsible for the requirements, design, implementation, and validation of various Power Electronic Components/Architectures for GE Aviation Power products.

At GE Aviation in Dayton, OH the EPISCenter is the headquarters for all of Aviation Power Engineering. At this facility you have an opportunity to put your engineering training and skills to use. Our Engineers are focused and challenged on developing new technologies and delivering state of the art products such as Hybrid Electric aircraft, the latest military platforms, and SiC technology to name a few. Plus, if you like hands-on work, there is also a 155,000 sq ft lab that includes 6 high power test cells totaling 15 MW, an EMI chamber, an electronics lab, a rapid build prototype lab, and a real time simulator lab with all the latest equipment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead the Power Electronics team that presently comprises roughly 3-5 engineers responsible for the requirements, design, implementation, and validation of various Power Electronic Components/Architectures for GE Aviation Power products.

  • Lead the allocation of system functional requirements

  • Work with system engineering team to capture relevant power electronic requirements and ensure these are satisfied with the overall product design

  • Coordinate with test team to ensure product is fully verified against requirements and identified issues are resolved

  • Lead the utilization of Power Electronic requirement/simulation tools to support various activities throughout the life cycle phases.

  • Provide leadership and technical direction for assigned program tasks and personnel

  • Drive Power Electronic component/Architecture development to provide state-of-the-art solutions for internal and external customers

  • Lead the team to optimize resources utilizing efficiency to ensure program schedule commitments

  • Provide the technical focus on the strategic business plans

  • Maintain broad awareness of efforts within group to assure technical quality excellence, timely completion of work and reviews, appropriate use of resources, and responsiveness to customer / program needs

  • Define roles and responsibilities for assigned personnel

  • Promote professional growth through timely performance feedback, coaching, and counseling

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Engineering degree from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of ten years of experience in an engineering role

  • Minimum of two years of leadership, project management or technical leadership role within an engineering environment

  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's of Engineering degree from an accredited college or university

  • Previous experience in development of Aviation Electrical Power Generation and Conversion products & technology

  • Previous power electronics experience in the Aviation Industry

  • Effective team building and project management ability

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more!

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 ( . 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