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General Electric Lead Systems Engineer in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

The Lead Systems Engineer has design responsibility to define and develop new product technologies to meet customer needs, product quality, reliability, serviceability, manufacturability, regulatory, compliance, and cost. Activities include requirements development, traceability and flow down, architecture / system design and analysis, FMEA, developing/executing System Verification and Validation test procedures, managing standards flow down, risk management and providing support to manufacturing and field issues. The person will be supporting NIBP Cuffs and Maternal Infant Care Clinical Accessories.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working across functions and team boundaries to define, design, and implement the next generation of products.

  • Responsible for defining product and systems requirements, specifications and flow down. Drives validation and verification activities for the overall product/system, including system level testing

  • Developing methods to quantify/characterize Product Performance & System interactions to drive design/tradeoff decisions in product development.

  • Responsible for the medical device standards flow down to the design of the product and testing to meet the standard

  • Work with the Engineering team for any technical design reviews, technical discussions, investigation, and retirement of technical risks as they arise during new product development and installed base programs.

  • Work with Engineering team on Risk Management of the product- FMEA's, Cause Mitigation Table etc.

  • Work closely with the customer advocacy teams to coordinate the engineering response to issues raised on released products

  • Responsible for the identification of improvement areas to drive continuous improvement for efficiency and simplification to enable the engineering team to facilitate the execution of projects more easily, effectively and consistently.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years relevant work experience in Engineering or Life Sciences: Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, or a closely related field.

  • Effective communication skills - ability to present ideas clearly and concisely

  • Demonstrated ability to pursue tasks to completion

Desired Characteristics

  • Broad exposure to Hardware or Systems design, and technical depth in one or more engineering disciplines (Electrical, Mechanical, software etc)

  • Knowledge of Medical Device Regulations and Quality Management System.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, matrixed, and customer focused environment

  • Excellent communication, influencing skills and ability to gain buy-in for initiatives

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.


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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No