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General Electric Mechanical Engineer in Horten, Norway

Job Description Summary

The ultrasound systems designed and developed in Horten have leading edge technology and are among the very best cardiovascular ultrasound scanners in the world. As a mechanical design engineer you will take vital part in the development process contributing to the high performance and quality of our systems. Every day over 200.000 patients are getting diagnosis and improved life quality from echo scans performed by systems developed in Horten.

We want you to be a part of our great team and to participate to take patient care to the next level. As a member of our team you will do design work on mechanical support structures and plastic parts with high requirement to surface finish.

Job Description

Work includes (but is not limited to):

  • Mechanical CAD design on new product releases

  • Improving quality and fixing issues with existing designs

  • Contributing on new system industrial designs

  • Test and verification of prototypes

  • Perform changes on assembly drawings, bill-of-materials and run change notifications

  • High focus on design for manufacturability


  • Msc/Bsc degree in mechanical engineering

  • Experience in and solid knowledge of using Solid Works or other CAD software

  • Good English proficiency, both oral and written

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of 3D printing and additive manufacturing techniques

  • Experience with plastic and sheet metal design

  • Prototype modifications and rework hands on experience

  • Team player

  • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for own tasks

  • Good Norwegian skills

GE Vingmed Ultrasound is situated in Horten, Norway. We are a world leader in the development and production of ultrasound systems for medical applications and is a Center of Excellence in GE Healthcare.

The company was founded in 1985 and now has a total of 220 employees, with headquarters in Horten, and offices in Oslo and Trondheim.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No