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General Electric Lead Mechanical Component Engineer - Thyristor valve & Component in Home/Remote/Alternate, Finland

Job Description Summary

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

You will contribute to the design and development of products, solutions and systems. Including activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components.

Job Description

Grid Solutions, part of GE Renewable Energy, is serving customers globally with over 20,000 employees in approximately 80 countries. Grid Solutions helps enable utilities and industry to effectively manage electricity from the point of generation to the point of consumption, helping to maximize the reliability, efficiency and resiliency of the grid.

In Finland Grid Solutions is engineering and manufacturing systems for electrical substations. Our GE Center of Excellence in Tampere delivers reactive power compensators such as Static Synchronous Compensators (STATCOM) and Static Var Compensators (SVC). These are used to control power system voltage and reactive power flow as well as to improve the power system stability and transmission system efficiency. STATCOMs and SVCs are also typically used to improve the integration of renewables to the power system making the future power system more sustainable. Our business is growing rapidly and 95% of the systems manufactured in Tampere are exported globally.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements. This work would include mechanical and/or electrical engineering for all products

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired technical expertise to execute policy/strategy.

  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks. Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor with proven interpersonal skills or an early people leader who can hire and develop talent.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills. Finnish language desirable or working English language

  • Travelling estimated 60 x travelling days per year

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No