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General Electric Drive Upgrades Lead Engineer in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE’s Power Conversion business, part of GE Vernova, provides electrification systems that are critical to customers’ power and energy needs for their high-performance applications. We work with some of the world’s major energy, maritime and industrial organizations, helping to enable a transition to energy efficiency and decarbonization, including through our specialist motors, drives and control technologies.

The Drives Upgrade Engineer role is considered a mid-career role within the business and expected to be an individual of broad technical capability across the range of products mentioned. Typical scope includes MV & LV drives, motors, transformers, E-house, switchgear, and control as well as the associated power systems engineering.

Job Description

In this role you will focus on:

  • Design, Commission, test, troubleshoot and remotely diagnose variable frequency drives and associated power equipment.

  • Perform troubleshooting activities at site locations to diagnose problems, determine appropriate resolution, and implements corrective actions.

  • Communicate progress of projects to Engineering management team.

  • Develop presentations and provides training and instruction to customers and GE employees on equipment operation and designs.

  • Participate and on occasions lead the design of customer upgrade projects.

We are looking for a committed and professional individual with

  • A Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university.

  • Solid experience in heavy industry environment.

  • Knowledge of integrated control schemes with switchgear, protection, PLCs, HMI and Drives.

  • A deep understanding of power conversion principles for DC drives, LV PWM drives, MV PWM drives and LCI’s.

You can expect from us

  • Challenging and exciting projects.

  • A work environment where we understand that not everyone has the same expectations about their jobs, careers and work-life balance and we are happy to discuss flexibility requirements.

  • Attractive compensation.

  • Flexible benefits so you can build a package that fits your personal needs. Some core benefits are: Employer pension contribution (not subject to individual contribution), Income protection, Private Health Insurance and Life Assurance.

  • 26 days vacation + bank holidays.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No