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General Electric Lead Electrical Engineer - Magnet Engineer in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Lead Electrical Engineer position will be responsible for providing electro-magnetic design leadership for MRI magnet projects.

This engineer leads and participates in the engineering efforts for the magnet projects to ensure that the necessary program deliverables are adhering to plan.

This role requires cross functional interaction with Sourcing, Manufacturing and Quality team members to ensure the quality goals set forth by the business are met.

At GE Healthcare, our machines, our software, our solutions, our services, and our people make a genuine difference to medical professionals and patients all over the world. That’s because we never lose sight of what healthcare really needs—the human touch.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead electro-magnetic design, field support and verification efforts, including compliance and standards testing and system compatibility verification to meet the requirements of MRI products

  • Work with suppliers and engineering team members to develop design alternatives to meet all requirements for performance, reliability, cost and manufacturability

  • Establish and maintain performance, quality, vitality, and reliability for the MRI products

  • Provide project leadership for electro-magnetic design activities within assigned programs, including estimating schedule and resource requirements, product cost, requirements development, status reports, etc.

  • Take on project leadership responsibilities as needed to support the Lead Program Integrator or Program Manager on the assigned projects


  • Bachelors with 5+ years relevant work experience or Master’s Degree with 2 years relevant work experience (or Ph.D. Degree) in Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a closely related field.

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in superconducting magnet & cryogenics

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Science, Physics or related technical field

  • 5+ years of experience in project design within a manufacturing, development, or research environment.

  • Knowledge of GE Healthcare engineering tools and processes.

  • Previous experience working with medical devices

  • Demonstrated experience in any of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Hardware testing and Design Verification

  • Demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams, strong influencing, and communication skills

  • Demonstrated understanding/experience with new product development or design change development cycle

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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