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General Electric Lead Engineer - System Design and Studies in Noida, India

Job Description Summary

This role is designed to interpret the customer’s technical enquiry and to design the most cost effective overall solution for an FACTS installation utilizing the PET power electronics solutions, aiming to minimizing the total cost, and to specify the main (high-value) items of bought-out equipment. The successful candidate will be involved in the development and industrialization of solutions tools and processes. The successful candidate will have proven professional experience and technical expertise in the field of power system engineering.

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 departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conducts component and product integration. All activities that span multiple components and products and are concerned with how to integrate for maximum performance and operability. Manages product and systems requirements, specifications and flow down. Drives validation and verification activities for the overall product/system, including system level testing. Responsible for defining product requirements for the module / component / subcontractors and partners teams. Manages interface between components and execution organizations.

  • Insulation Coordination Studies: Determination (by simulation) of temporary and transient overvoltage stresses on equipment and surge arrester energy ratings.

  • Network studies: Confirmation of the correct interaction between the equipment, its control system and the rest of the network.

  • Reliability and Availability Studies: Creation of overall reliability and availability models for projects and reporting to the client.

  • Losses: Calculation of overall project losses and reporting to the client.

  • Provide guidance and coordinate the engineering tasks to meet the project/tender requirement.

  • Technical responsibility in areas of expertise

  • Development and Industrialization: Develop and industrialize solutions tools and processes associated with the engineering activities identified above.

  • Be actively involved in new developments in FACTS technologies, implementing control and protection solutions and creating / delivering new analysis techniques and system study tools in order to provide optimized system study solutions.

  • Process Improvement: Review and record design processes and develop new or improved processes.

  • Enforce engineering discipline and set processes across all work tasks and adherence to company policies, quality procedures and work instructions (e.g. through trainings, technical reviews).

  • Represent the business in external events by publishing technical papers

  • Apply yourself towards improving your technical knowledge base and keep abreast of relevant methodologies and technological advancement within the Company.

  • Support and mentor other engineers to increase the team’s technical knowledge and competence

  • Values: Comply with the GE Values Charter

  • Report or resolve any non-conformances in a timely manner.

  • Identify and evaluate EHS risks in the team area and implement practical measures.

  • Set the example by demonstrating the proper acts and actively observe work conditions and behaviors, giving constructive feedback and celebrating EHS effective prevention.

  • Actively participate in defining corrective actions when work is unsafe or when an uncontrolled risk is observed.

  • Routinely observe routines and behaviors of others and provide immediate feedback regarding unsafe behavior and celebrates achievements or safe behaviors.

  • Actively and routinely promote the identification of hazards and near misses to their team/s.

  • Responsible for driving CTQ / Risk trades within the teams designing the components. Manages the overall product configuration and configuration control system.

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired technical expertise to execute policy/strategy.

  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Uses some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance. Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks. Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor with proven interpersonal skills or an early people leader who can hire and develop talent. Provides informal guidance to new team members

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).

  • For roles outside of the USA- This role requires advanced experience in the Engineering/Technology & Systems Engineering. Knowledge level is comparable to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college ( or a high school diploma with relevant experience).

  • For roles in USA - Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Job Family Group(s)/Function(s)).

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.Note: To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes