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General Electric Lead Engineer - Customer Project Engineering in Norwich, New York

Role Summary:The Project Engineer (PE) will lead New Product Development (NPD) of engineering projects for the power generation and sensor team. Projects will predominantly be high speed permanent magnet alternators and other similar machines, power electronics and regulators, temperature sensors and probes.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Integrated Product Development Team (IPDT)

  • Coordinate the activities of team members and interact closely with other functions including Electrical and Electromagnetic Design, Mechanical, Design/Drafting, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, and Marketing

  • Overall ownership and accountability of assigned NPD projects from launch through production

  • Meet all project deliverables and schedule deadlines

  • Prepare design & analysis reports and lead design reviews for assigned projects

  • Be the primary technical customer point of contact for assigned projects

  • Review drawings and have a strong understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Review all design results to ensure completeness and accuracy

  • Develop and implement standard design practices from lessons learned

  • Lead new materials selection and development efforts to provide state-of-the-art technological advantages

  • Interpret and clarify customer technical expectations

  • Work with the Development Team to meet internal unit cost and develop cost targets

  • Define and maintain technical compliance to customer requirements

  • Write technical proposals and present technical information to customers

  • Lead cost reduction efforts and track progress

  • Resolution of field issues


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aeronautical Engineering

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in leading the design and development of new products


  • Ability and availability to travel up to 20% (Domestic and International)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Understanding of mechanical design analyses and packaging principles

  • Advanced degree from an accredited university or college would be a plus

  • Obtain Six Sigma Green Belt Certification within 1 year

  • Previous leadership experience in an Aerospace environment desired

  • Strong materials background in magnet and magnetic properties

  • Strong background in rotating machine design and development

  • Experience in Total Air Temperature (TAT), Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT), Resistive Temperature Detector (RTD) and Thermocouple (TC) design, packaging principles, and analyses functions

  • Ability to influence and seamlessly work cross-functionally in a matrix organization

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external customer organizations, including upper management

  • PC literate and able to use such software tools as ANSYS, Unigraphics, MathCAD, Microsoft products

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Additional Eligibility Qualifications: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). 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.Additional Locations:United States;New York;Norwich;