General Electric Lead Engineer - Testing in Lynn, Massachusetts
Job Description Summary
The PLC/Controls engineer is responsible for the design and development, project management, and maintenance of aircraft engine test cell control systems/interfaces.
This role will be responsible for designing PLC/HMI control systems in both new and existing engine test cells. This is a dynamic position in which you will be designing new systems one day and providing hands-on support of existing equipment the next. This is an exciting role in a fast-paced atmosphere.
Additional activities include:
Evaluate the functional requirements and provide technical leadership to integrate various turboshaft and turbofan engine models with ground test cells
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to fulfill technical control system requirements of engine test cells
Leverage experience with PLC/HMI software tools to modernize engine test cells, improve test quality and safety, increase automation, and be compliant with cyber-security requirements
Manage test cell upgrades and digital projects, providing oversight on schedule, budget, and technical details
Verify system operation through desktop simulation and lab/component tests and review results with stakeholders
Assure proper documentation of test cell configuration consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Prioritize and manage multiple projects effectively
Support knowledge sharing and lessons learned initiatives with partner sites
Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position)
A minimum of 3 years of PLC/HMI programming experience
Experience with ProficyME and/or Cimplicity software
Experience with electrical schematics and electrical troubleshooting
Strong teamwork, communication, and documentation skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently
Strong problem-solving skills
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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