General Electric Lead Mechanical Engineer in Foxborough, Massachusetts
The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the development of control valve & related products for the Flow & Process Technologies division of Baker Hughes, a GE company. Activities will include providing technical leadership and expertise to new product development, design, specification, and validation.
This role includes the solving of engineering problems, development of designs, creation of Computer Aided Design (CAD) models/drawings for valve components and assemblies, generate bills of materials, develop test plans and other related engineering duties. As a Lead Mechanical Engineer within the New Product Introduction (NPI) group, the main focus of your responsibility will be to design and develop control valves for the commercial industry. In addition, you will support other functions (requisition, field service, etc) as needed. The environment & team you will find yourself in will be fast paced, highly collaborative, multi-discipline, and global. You will begin with participating in the critical New Product Introduction (NPI) project at the implementation, testing and system integration phase leading up to the product launch milestones.
In the role of Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will:
Develop & innovate control valve & actuator designs to comply with global codes, customer and sales expectations at lowest possible cost
Make use of required design tools, such as 3D CAD (SolidWorks), PLM and in-house design calculations
Work with Project Management to clearly establish & communicate business goals & customer requirements
Be responsible for working with internal & external customers to design products that meet customer, factory, & corporation objectives
Author or co-author updates to design practices as required
Report progress on projects to management and identify potential risks related to design, cost or schedule.
Follow best practices for valve design and utilize lessons learned from previous designs
Ensure design reviews with Controlled Title Engineers and Chief Engineers as appropriate
Work independently and/or collaboratively on projects as needed
Drive continuous improvement and simplification projects that eliminate waste and increase productivity
Stay current with academic & industry technology trends, conference proceedings, etc
Support local planning, manufacturing, and global sourcing organizations during product fulfillment
Ensure appropriate documentation (layout, spec, design assy / stack-up / specification studies, BoMs).
Coordinate and control the activities performed by external resources related to the assigned job
Support other GE engineering organizations as appropriate Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience in product design, development, or application engineering Desired Characteristics:
Experience in conducting FEA and CFD analysis to support design considerations
Control valve design experience; Preferably, design experience in severe service applications such as turbine bypass, cryogenic or other severe service applications
Knowledge of ASME B16.34, B16.5 and other related codes and standards;
Proficient in SolidWorks or similar Computer Aided Design software
Knowledge of exotic materials used in severe service applications
Strong knowledge of mechanical engineering principles including fluid flow, heat transfer, and strengths of materials
Strong analytical problem-solving ability
Knowledgeable in use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
Strong working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance as it relates to individual parts and overall assemblies (ANSI Y14.5)
Ability to prioritize multiple assignments
Must be a quick learner
Working knowledge and use of numerical computing software such as MathCAD, MATLAB, or similar
Extensive knowledge of MS Office;
Excellent verbal and written communication
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead and influence others without alienation
Experience presenting designs to peers, customers and upper management About Us: Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.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. Locations: United States; Massachusetts; FoxboroughGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.