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General Electric Senior Solar OTR Engineer in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

Systems engineering is a cross-functional engineering discipline centered on an approach, mindset, and process. All activities that consider both the business and the technical needs of the customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the users needs. The discipline that executes a robust process of design, creation, and optimization of systems, consisting of identification and quantification of system requirements, creation of alternate system design concepts, performance of design trade studies, selection and implementation of the best designs and verification that the design is properly integrated and executed. Process that proceeds from concept to production to operation.

Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role. The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing projects from conception, pre-production through to completion.

  • Providing technical support to the project team and wider regional teams.

  • Managing project engineering budgets and keeping costs down.

  • Monitoring the changes and managing customer change requests.

  • Responsible for the completion of all engineering drawings and calculations.

  • Co-ordinating with suppliers and responsible for completing technical alignments with suppliers, prototype inspections and FAT.

  • Prepare technical documentation for procurement services and materials.

  • Evaluating tenders and providing recommendations.

  • Carrying out effective client liaison for all projects undertaken.

  • Liaising with customers on a regular basis to ensure the successful design and manufacture of products to agreed budgets and time frames.

Required Qualifications

  • Engineering degree from an accredited university or college with at least 10 years of experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of significant experience in the Engineering/Technology & Systems Engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

  • Controls/software experience especially trouble-shooting skills of running systems.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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