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General Electric MES Project Engineer in Remote, Alberta

Job Description Summary

At GE Digital, we are transforming how industry solves its toughest problems. Our customers are on the front line of the world’s toughest industrial challenges – from enabling more energy efficient, to reducing emissions, increasing plant productivity, adapting to demand, and keeping their teams safe. Our years of hard-won insights into manufacturing mean we’re uniquely positioned to help our customers better operate, optimize, and analyze their work to deliver greater results today – and in the future. Do you want to be part of that exiting team?

Here is a job with following description just suited for those who want take challenges and solve problems using our latest IT products and solutions, particularly in Manufacturing.

You will provide expertise in sustained customer success and growth in the post-sales customer lifecycle through training, professional services, technical support, renewals, outcome attainment, retention, expansion, and customer advocacy with a Digital focus. 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.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the implementation of MES solutions utilizing the Software Suite. Own technical deliverables during the entire lifecycle of the projects. Engage throughout the full lifecycle of assigned projects, participating in decisions on architecture, design, and functionality to keep programs on track in terms of budget, time, and customer expectations. Work closely with the client to understand their needs and develop strategies tailored to their organization through site assessments. Also make standard recommendations on workflow, application, interface, reports, testing and uploads to customers through the implementation process. Is responsible for go-live readiness and support as well as post-live checkups and will be required to work collaboratively with internal team members and clients to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Includes direct people management responsibility including staffing and performance development. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline and analytical thinking and technical experience to execute policy/strategy.

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses some judgment and has some ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated manufacturing processes with technical variety and/or interdependent production cycles. Uses technical experience and analytical thinking. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with low risks and resource requirements. Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Required Qualifications

  • For roles outside of the USA- This role requires advanced experience in the Services & Digital Implementation Services. 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)).

  • Experience in implementation of Proficy Plant Applications (MES) solutions utilizing the Software Suite.

  • Own technical deliverables during the entire lifecycle of the projects.

  • Engage on assigned projects, participating in decisions on architecture, design, and functionality to keep programs on track in terms of budget, time, and customer expectations.

  • Work closely with the client to understand their needs and develop strategies tailored to their organization through site assessments.

  • Make standard recommendations on workflow, application, interface, reports, testing to the customers through the implementation process.

  • Responsible for go-live readiness and support as well as post-live checkups

  • Will be required to work collaboratively with internal team members and clients to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Development of MS SQL Stored Procedures and troubleshooting skills

  • Installation and Configuration of Proficy Historian software and collectors to collect data from customer data sources like OPC Server

  • Experience in automation to suggest customer controls Engineers about the deployment of additional sensors required based on the process data requirements

  • Ability to coordinate with customer controls Engineers and explain the process data requirements so they can manipulate their PLC programs

  • A job at this level is likely to be an individual contributor with proven interpersonal skills

  • Use some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance.

  • Knowledge/Experience of integrations between business and manufacturing plant floor system and associated middleware.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong exposure to web applications development in HTML5 or Angular

  • Experience with Food and Beverage, Pharmaceutical, pulp and paper or consumer good industry

  • Software skills in software analysis, design, methodology, and architecture

  • Programming experience in software development with Development tools and programming languages like C/C++, C# using .NET Framework

  • Exposure to data management technologies, including automated data collection, data management, visualization, analytics, SCADA, scheduling, and interface to ERP systems.

  • Basic knowledge in networking protocols

  • Experience with Python

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services and cloud architecture

  • Experience with Windows, SQL databases, Web Services and SOA technologies

  • Excellent communication skills, a team player, with ability to energize

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual contributor

  • Strong business acumen in a technical environment

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

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  • 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: No

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