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General Electric Lead Engineer - Electrical Component in Taubate, Brazil

Job Description Summary

The employee will be responsible for the design of hydro generator electrical components for large projects. He/she will also be responsible to give technical support to supply chain, manufacturing and site activities related to hydro generators.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deliver work packages for large hydro projects or programs using technical guidelines, design reviews and feedback of experience (FOE);

  • Supervise the work of design engineers and draftsmen to deliver design calculations, technical specifications, drawings and BOM’s;

  • Prepare design calculations, technical specifications, drawings (supported by draftsmen) and BOM’s without supervision;

  • Support local manufacturing for production of electrical components;

  • Collaborate with supply chain and site installation to meet milestones;

  • Apply rules and concepts for reliability, quality, safety and cost;

  • Collaborate with and assist project engineering managers for a given project;

  • Collaborate with consulting engineers and experts for FOE, design validation and root cause analysis (RCA).

  • Coordination of auxiliary electrical systems design work done abroad.

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in electrical engineering

  • Very good knowledge in hydro machine electrical design, electromagnetism and insulation systems

  • Robust experience in insulation systems and design of stator bars and coils for windings.

  • Pro-activeness, sense of urgency, autonomy

  • Good communication skills and leadership;

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-locational environment;

  • Good analytical skills

  • Team player, positive, willingness to learn & adapt to business needs

  • Ability to travel

  • Fluent in Portuguese and English (speaking and writing)

Desired Characteristics

  • Valuable experience in generator electrical design or Master Degree in electrical engineering design

  • Good knowledge of auxiliary electrical systems

  • Valuable experience in generator site testing or site installation

  • Knowledge of a third language is an asset (Spanish, French)

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No