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General Electric Lead Power Engineer - Testing in Vandalia, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Lead Power Engineer - Testing will be responsible for aerospace electrical power generation systems test life-cycle from system test requirements development, design and development of test equipment, verification and validation of test equipment.

*Please note that this role will be required to sit onsite 5 days per week (with exceptions) at our Vandalia, OH facility

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for execution of laboratory and field validation testing, inspection and data acquisition for use in the design and validation of products and services

  • Responsible for design and construction of test facilities, instrumentation systems and the development of test software

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of a technical discipline

  • Will be responsible for managing small projects related to NPI and continuous improvement

  • Uses prior experience and acquired technical expertise to execute policy/strategy

  • In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area

  • Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems

  • May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions

  • Provides informal guidance to new team members

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of engineering, scientific or other technical experience)

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering position related to electrical power generation systems

  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Familiarity with power electronics, electric motors, and electric power conversion concepts

  • Experience with high speed / high power motor and gearbox systems

  • Background and understanding in aircraft power systems, including generation, conversion, distribution, and aircraft load

  • Prior work experience in aerospace power generation / conversion products

  • Strong interpersonal skill

  • Prior project management experience

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more!

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes