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General Electric Hardware Design Engineer in Horten, Norway

Job Description Summary

GE Vingmed Ultrasound is a world leader in medical ultrasound imaging. The small size and usability of our handheld devices make them ideal for use in environments like doctor’s offices, ambulances and helicopters. The GE Healthcare site in Horten formed the cradle of the disruptive pocket size Vscan and was a major contributor on our latest release, Vscan Air.

To meet our success in the market and continue providing new products to our customers, we are now expanding our electronics group in Horten. We want you to be a part of our great team and to participate to take precision health to the next level. In the HW Design Engineer position you will work with development, characterization, debugging and testing of the electronics inside an ultra-compact ultrasound systems. You will be working face to face with the team members in Horten as well as being virtually connected to our world-wide joint team. Together we have world leading knowledge and experience of ultrasound products and continue to challenge ourselves to improve healthcare products helping people in the moments that matter.

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description


  • Design, test and verification of state-of-the-art ultrasound transmitters, ultra-low-noise receivers and high efficiency DC/DC converters.

  • Design of new analog and digital electrical boards, circuits, components and interconnects

  • Engaging in all phases of new product introduction: concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, manufacturing introduction and service support

  • Perform debugging and problem solving

  • Implement changes for obsolete components in installed base products.

  • Ensure reliability, performance and delivery from design start through supplier relationships during manufacturing.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Relevant work experience is considered an advantage but not a must

  • Good English proficiency, both oral and written

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Circuit design and simulation tool experience

  • LabView experience

  • Experience from design for test and manufacturability

  • Ability to meet aggressive reliability, performance, cost, serviceability, and delivery targets

  • Knowledge of UL/ETL/IEC standards and how they apply to designs

  • Excellent teamwork, coordination and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for own tasks

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

Total rewards

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.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No