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General Electric Lead Scientist 2 - Materials Science and Engineering in Rugby, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

The Lead Engineer, will support Steam business projects with expert materials knowledge across the whole range of products and services. He/she will be part of a team and will provide direct specialist support, in a context of increased complexity of projects and fast changes while maintaining conformity to design intent, codes, standards and quality.

Job Description

Your Role:

  • Recommend and guide material selection appropriate to equipment design and function.

  • Lead the maintenance and development of specifications for material and material processing within the context of any applied codes and standards.

  • Lead the review of manufacturing methods for production of forgings, castings, fabrications and finishing processes across the full scope of products for the Steam business.

  • Liaise with Supplier Quality Engineers and support with supplier qualification where appropriate.

  • Review and respond to supplier derogation requests and non-conformance reports.

  • Delivery of technical assessment of non-conformance reports and supplier derogation requests.

  • Participate in appropriate root causes analyses and quality improvement projects.

  • Provide high level materials support to Products and Services.

  • Delivery of material selection advice for Services.

  • Issue and check technical reports.

  • Participate in cost reduction activities related to material streamlining and harmonization of legacy specifications.

  • Manage positive interfaces with other technical disciplines.

  • Manage positive interfaces with projects in Products and Services.

  • Manage a positive technical interface with GE factories and external suppliers in charge of the components manufacturing.

  • Provide feedback experience to the group (feedback meetings with suppliers and internal, feedback reports)

Basic Qualifications(requirements):

  • BEng/ BSc in Materials Engineering

  • 5 years post graduate experience in an engineering metallurgy role, preferably related to large forgings, large casting, high alloy steels and heat resistant steels.

  • Demonstrated strong background in metallurgy, particularly metallurgy of steels.

  • Demonstrated strong background in processing of metals (e.g. forging, casting, metal working, fabrication, surface engineering…)

  • Fundamentals of non-destructive testing.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Higher degree in engineering e.g. MSc, MEng, Phd, EngD

  • Rigorous and processes oriented.

  • Strong interpersonal and team skills.

  • Capable of working autonomously.

  • Possess a development mindset – seeks to grow knowledge and ability.

  • Decision-maker

About Steam Power:

At GE Steam Power, our systems help electrify the world and we are committed to building a more sustainable world for everyone. We aspire to be an inclusive employer, focused on creating a work environment where diversity is encouraged. Join us to see what we can achieve together!

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Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position