General Electric Power Electronics Packaging Engineer in Niskayuna, New York
Job Description Summary
As a Power Electronics Packaging Engineer, you will develop power electronic modules and power sub-systems to meet performance, reliability, and cost challenges. You will research and develop new packaging technologies to advance the state of the art in power electronics packaging for advanced applications.
Determine product needs and specifications and develop power electronic module and sub-system to meet performance, reliability, and cost requirements.
Perform design of the power module to requirements.
Research and develop new power packaging technologies (interconnect systems, assembly and manufacturing techniques, material systems, etc.) to advance the state of the art in electronics packaging.
Work across multi-functional GE Research and GE Business teams to develop and transition packaging solutions
Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience packaging power electronic components
Relevant experience designing and fabricating power electronic modules and sub-systems
Expertise in 3D modeling and mechanical design tools
Understanding of mechanical, thermal, and electrical simulation tools
Experience with reliability testing and failure analysis for electronics
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Because of the specific categories of data handled by GE Research and the structure of our work environment, we are unable to accommodate employment of persons while they are considered nationals of embargoed countries subject to restriction under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR Section 746 et seq. (currently North Korea, Syria, Iran and Cuba). Please note that citizens of embargoed countries who have either “U.S. person” status under U.S. export control laws or subsequent citizenship from a non-embargoed country can be considered.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
Must be 18 years or older.
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.
Experience designing and fabricating advanced power electronic modules and converter packaging
Familiarity with high temperature packaging
Manufacturing experience related to power module and converters assembly
Familiarity with governing standards and specifications related to electronic components and sub-systems
Understanding of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
Familiarity with proposal writing for internal and external funding
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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).
As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes