General Electric Sr Engineer 3 - Systems Engineering in Trevose, Pennsylvania

Role Summary:

The Systems Engineer will architect new locomotive designs that provide competitive differentiation and will ensure compliance to customer requirements by creating and utilizing predictive simulation and modeling tools. Specific expertise will be sought in the areas of thermal and mechanical systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a recognized leader in defining state-of-the-art system designs for locomotive applications

  • Anticipate, develop, and apply technologies to current and future locomotive products to promote competitive differentiation

  • Predict behavior of locomotive thermal and mechanical systems through the creation and utilization of performance models to maximize overall system efficiency and anticipate system interactions

  • Provide systems engineering leadership to teams working assigned projects

  • Collaborate closely with product management and customer facing service teams for key requirements gathering

  • Translate customer needs through clear articulation of requirements and decomposition of requirements for subsystem design execution

  • Remain current in advanced technologies for new product introduction, performance improvement, cost reduction, and problem resolution

  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to less experienced engineers

  • Leverage expertise to resolve problems uncovered during the manufacturing process and those found in the field

  • Formulate and communicate recommendations after thorough evaluation of data & completion of formal trade studies

  • Protect the intellectual property rights of the company

  • Execute the design, analysis, and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and program requirements

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

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

  • Effectively communicate technical aspects of system activities vertically and horizontally in the organization

  • Promote simplification and implement initiatives to continuously improve the responsiveness of the organization to customer / business needs

  • Ensure positive actions are taken to encourage personal growth, technical development, and improved interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in an Engineering position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated skills in modelling systems and solving problems with Matlab and Excel

  • Working knowledge of locomotive subsystems with some level of expertise in thermal and mechanical systems

  • Desire to learn and employ new tools and methods

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Fast-Works mentality

  • Ability to "think outside the box"

  • Ability to formulate strategies with senior management and demonstrated experience in implementing these strategies

  • Proven track record of delivering results and leading teams in dynamic business environment

  • Customer centric mindset

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Erie

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.