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General Electric Plant Standards Lead Controls Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description Summary

Plant Standards Lead Controls Engineer for a world class engineering team that is responsible for the development of standards and the NPI (New Product Introduction), to be converted to standards, as well as testing and validation of plant controls software and hardware. Through innovation and active partnering with other GE engineering teams and external customers you will have the opportunity to work with Combined Cycle Systems Engineering, Accessories, Customer and CST (Control Systems Technology) controls teams to devise roadmap for plant controls for New Unit and Services opportunities world-wide. This Lead role requires some autonomy and judgement , with guidance, in addition to closely collaborating with our internal & external customers, is critical in driving a team culture of technical domain depth, contemporary leadership, on-time quality execution and strong customer-focused mindset.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Design, develop and execute strategies to gather and define requirements, develop and validate Plant, comprising of HRSG and Balance of Plant (BOP), standard control application software against requirements while creating a permanent linkage between requirement and standards artifacts.

  • Design, develop and execute strategies to gather and define requirements, develop and validate Plant (HRSG and BOP) NPI control application software against NPI program specific requirements using standards artifacts as a basis.

  • Work with the technical leaders, Control Title Holders (CTH), internal customers, and external customers to gather control and operability requirements to deliver a quality product on time to meet Power Plant startups and commissioning activities. Perform various design reviews with the CTHs, including Chief Consulting Engineer for the Software designed and created.

  • Define and deliver productivity and process improvements that increase the capacity of the Plant Controls team.

  • Lead and support Agile enterprise tool strategies.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or related engineering

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • HRSG Controls;

  • Balance of Plant Controls in Combined Cycle Plant;

  • Mark VIe programming

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate and engage teams, customers, and suppliers to get consensus

  • Proven change agent with the ability to influence across all levels of the organization

  • Proven experience working in a global matrix environment, with influence and collaboration skills

  • Strong leadership skills, keeping team focused and innovating through dynamic business cycle

  • Technical skills and expertise in Integrated Combined Cycle Plant Control

  • System Integration mindset within the Thermal Engineering community for meeting customer demands

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to sell technology through simple and clear messaging

  • Drive ownership and incorporate lessons learned into the standard development strategies

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: No