General Electric Applications Engineer - GE Additive in Grapevine, Texas
GE Additive is seeking a self-driven and talented individual to serve as an Applications Engineer supporting customer requirements as it relates to metallic additive manufacturing. While the primary responsibilities of the Applications Engineer will be supporting customers’ development efforts and technical concerns with both machine software and hardware, the candidate should also expect to have cross-over responsibilities in technical sales support, benchmark and customer training.
In addition, the Applications Engineer will:
Support customer requirements with respect to additively manufactured metallic components
Work within a cross-disciplinary team of individuals dedicated to meeting customer driven deadlines while providing the best possible training and support
Provide insight into build optimization for customer projects including component re-design for use in additive manufacturing, support strategy optimization, exposure strategies, etc.
Provide technical sales support to the sales team
Fabricate in house benchmarks of customer supplied geometries which serve as technological demonstration articles
Effectively communicate with Field Service Engineers, Regional Sales Directors and Managers, internal Engineering Solutions Team, and internal Materials team on customer requirements and technical issues
Travel to customer sites throughout the US Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in Services)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Technical Support, Technical Services or Engineering Desired Characteristics:
Bachelors Degree in Mechatronics from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience in a deadline driven, customer focused environment
Proficient in CAD (any platform), as well as Microsoft Office Suite
Skilled in customer interactions, data presentation, and public speaking environments
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
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