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General Electric Experience Electrical Engineer in Queretaro, Mexico

Job Description Summary

The Electrical Experience Engineer will contribute to the design and development of Ignition systems, Exciter. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing exciters and components Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the Ignition system of Unison business 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

  • Defining the physical configuration optimized to convert mechanical inputs that develops an electrical system energized to produce electricity.Addressing the configuration of electrical exciters, capacitors, cables, non-conducting materials and comprehensive system integration concepts.

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

  • Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of ignition products, specifically exciters, analytical thinking and technical experience to execute strategy.

  • Circuit simulation use SPICE tools

  • Passive Components – Finding components and assessing important characteristics

  • Active Components – Identifying appropriate transistors, thyristors and similar parts and assessing important characteristics

  • Magnetics – Designing coils and transformers, including specifying cores, wire size, etc.

  • EMI – Basic understanding of noise sources and methods of designing filters

  • Thermal characteristics, based on published characteristics and power loss in component

  • Understanding of component tolerances and analysis using crystal ball or other tools to do monte Carlo analyses to predict performance across variations

  • Being familiar with High Voltage, High Current, High Temperature challenges to designing circuits

  • High and Low Temperature effects on component characteristics

  • Provide technical Electrical engineering support

  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments.

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

  • Lead the solution of complex technical problems

  • Utilize Lean tools to improve current Exciter products and processes. Document successful Lean projects

Required Qualifications

  • This role requires significant experience in the Engineering/Technology & Electrical Component.

  • Bachelor’s or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Solid contribution in a similar role or previous position

  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish

  • English skills: Must be able to maintain a normal day-to-day fluid conversation in English on any topic with few mistakes (mistakes that do not affect clear understanding).

  • Must have fluency, rhythm, and sufficient self-confidence in the language to be able to handle meetings and conversations.

  • Presentation Skills: Ability to communicate with Senior Leadership and external customers.

  • Demonstrated ability in managing projects across functions

  • Capable of coaching others to accomplish assignments

  • Demonstrated ability in establishing common goals and objectives

  • Demonstrated ability in influencing and shaping team's long-term vision and strategy

  • Be recognized as an expert

Desired Characteristics

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No