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General Electric Lead Engineer- Generator Auxiliaries in Vadodara, India

Job Description Summary

Lead engineer in COE is responsible for execution of complete project as a lead of generator auxiliaries design with support of team & would be responsible for key deliverables & timely execution of projects while maintaining first pass yield. He will work with consulting & Principal engineers on different technical topics & validation of project design under his responsibilities.

He shall have good experience in design of large hydro projects with expertise in hydro generator design domain . He shall actively assess new ideas & technologies for enabling product cost-out. He shall be able to resolve any technical issue during execution of project with interfacing functions , COEs & site crew.

He will be responsible for leading key technical assignment & programs beside technical execution of projects. He shall utilize his expertise & experience to solve problems, develop & execute objectives for self focusing on short & long term business goals

Job Description


  • To understand the specification of the project, product, customer requirement, Generator operating parameters and operating sequences of Hydro power plant

  • Lead and co-ordinate various design activities of Auxiliaries in a project, managing interfaces with other functions – perform role of Project Auxiliary leader

  • Perform Basic Design and calculations for Generator auxiliary systems such as Braking, Lifting, Thrust bearing oil injection, Oil mist exhaust, Air-water Coolers, Oil-water coolers for bearings, Piping systems for auxiliary systems

  • Prepare technical specifications and drawings specifying design requirements

  • Manage and execute work-packages with Product definition team

  • Working with suppliers for defining, improving or cost out during design phase

  • Support to Supply chain during execution phase


Execute with required Quality, within budget and lead times specified


On time delivery, Quality, Cost (components, engg hours)

Educational Requirements

B. E. (Mechanical/Electrical) or above

Knowledge / Experience

  • At least 5 years in design of Hydro Generator auxiliary systems. Total experience desired > 8 years

  • Experienced in understanding engineering requirements of Hydro Generator

  • Applied knowledge of Mechanical engg and Electrical engg, Piping standards, Heat exchangers, Instrumentation

  • Experienced in calculating / specifying standard components like motors, pumps, drive systems, hydraulic circuits, exhaust systems.

  • Experienced in Design & Engineering Processes

  • Good level in ‘MS Office” Application

  • User Level SAP System, PLM (Enovia)

  • Experienced in 3D CAD System preferably UG NX

Desired Characteristics

  • Pro-activeness, sense of urgency, autonomy; ability to interact with functions

  • Strong analytical & critical thinking skills; strong communicator … ability to translate insights into clear strategic recommendations;

  • Strong cost, safety and reliability culture

  • Ability to work in team around labor standards

  • Manage activity in multicultural and multilocation environment

  • Ability to define his/her priorities

  • Rigorous analysis and action

  • Open to change

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Team-player … positive & engaged contributor to the team, willingness to learn & adapt to business needs

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes