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General Electric Technical Leader- Integrated Plant Design in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Plant Integration Technical leader will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, development and resource management of a technical team of engineers supporting GEH Nuclear. In addition, you will manage complex issues within the functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall engineering strategy.

Job Description

As the Technical Leader - Integrated Plant Design you will:

  • Have ownership and accountability for plant integrated systems from licensing through final design for construction up to plant turnover to the customer, requirements management, change control and engineering activities that manage the NI/TI interfaces with partners and suppliers in support of GEH Nuclear spanning the entire portfolio

  • Be responsible for the coordination associated New Product Introduction (NPI) efforts, be responsible for oversight of the product technology decisions and be the escalation point and oversight for technical issue resolution

  • Work across engineering teams to assure effective interdisciplinary detailed design interfaces are established and maintained, resolve inter-disciplinary issues, plan/support independent design reviews and provide oversight of plant security issues, e.g., Safeguards Information classification, Sensitive Unclassified Nuclear Safeguards Information (SUNSI) classification and associated Cyber Security issues

  • Have accountability for delivering products and services on-time and on-budget

  • Be responsible for team resource planning and project/program assignments

  • Work collaboratively across the engineering matrix and with business leaders in Product Development, Project Delivery, Sourcing and Quality to ensure close coordination of technical inputs/outputs, project/product requirements, workforce planning/scheduling and risk management

  • Have ownership to streamline, integrate and develop team technical and management processes to better support business needs across the organization through Lean and/or Six Sigma methodology

  • Act as a technical liaise with customers, partner organizations and suppliers as necessary and in close partnership/coordination with Product Development and Project Delivery leaders

  • Partner with business teams and presents product/program strategies, technical roadmaps, risks and recommendations to senior leads across GEH

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering Discipline (Nuclear, Mechanical, Chemical or similar)

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a technology or engineering role

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated people management and motivation skills

  • Master’s degree or PhD in an engineering or technical discipline

  • Experience managing highly technical and diverse Engineering teams and functions

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Knowledge of working within a regulated environment (nuclear)

  • Knowledge of quality standards and systems (e.g., NQA-1 and ISO 9000)

  • Strong organization skills

  • Strong problem solving abilities

  • Prior experience in project delivery and working within a matrix environment

  • Strong customer mindset

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and cope under pressure

  • Six Sigma training is preferred

  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

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).

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: Yes

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