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General Electric Mechanical Design Engineer in Norwich, New York

Job Description Summary

The Mechanical Design Engineer (ME) must be capable of leading the mechanical design of assigned projects. Projects will predominantly be high speed permanent magnet alternators and other similar machines, power electronics and regulators, temperature sensors and probes, bellows and switch assemblies. The ME must have a thorough understanding of mechanical packaging principles and analyses, and will use in-house as well as commercial design software to perform thermal and structural calculations for both static and dynamic performance. The ME will coordinate and interact closely with other design functions including Electrical and Electromagnetic Design, Design/Drafting, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform mechanical design analyses and calculations, including thermal and structural using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools

  • Meeting all project deliverables and schedule deadlines

  • Prepare design & analysis reports and present to large groups of people

  • Review drawings and have a good 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

  • Provide direct support to manufacturing and assist in process development and control, improvement efforts, failure analysis, and problem solving

  • Perform Integrated Logistic & Support analysis, including Reliability, Maintainability, and System Safety

  • Internal research & development

  • Lead cost reduction efforts and track progress

  • Resolution of field issues

  • Factory support

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (or a High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of Mechanical Design experience)

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience with software tools such as ANSYS, NX, CFX, MathCAD, Microsoft products

  • Advanced degree would be a plus

  • Previous experience in an Aerospace environment desired

  • Ability to use statistical tools for design and testing

  • 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

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

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.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.

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 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: Yes