EPISCenter Advanced Lead Engineer - Electrical Component
Dayton , Ohio
November 24, 2016
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GE Aviation

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Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems

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Posted Position Title

EPISCenter Advanced Lead Engineer - Electrical Component

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Function Segment

Design Engineering

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Role Summary/Purpose

The EPISCenter Advanced Lead Engineer - Electrical Component - Motor / Generator Electromagnetics will perform indepth motor and generator magnetic analysis / design for aerospace applications, using analytic and finite element tools. In this role, you will support the development of new products from concept to production under the direction of the Engineering Project Manager and with minimum supervision.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :

* Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned individual and team projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

* Provide technical leadership to personnel / cross functional teams supporting the assigned project

* Implement plans with guidance to meet technical requirements of assigned components and systems

* Develop action plans with guidance to respond to issues / problems

* Lead or participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

* Recommend, with guidance, the approach to meet the technical and program requirements

* Participate and present or review in technical and program reviews

* Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

* Lead the electromagnetic design of electric machines (motors and generators)

* Design stators and rotors for synchronous, permanent magnet and induction machines

* Use analytical tools to estimate weight, size, power quality, electric and thermal performance, and to determine number of poles, winding patterns, slot and lamination geometries, etc.

* Use FEA and other simulation tools to model and predict fundamental electric machine electromagnetic behavior

* Support system integration efforts

* Contribute to production support activities, e.g., cost reduction and engineering productivity, troubleshooting customer units, etc.


* Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering degree from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a

minimum of 5 years of related professional work experience)

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in electromagnetic analysis of electric motors or generators

* Minimum of 3 years of experience in the design or analysis of electric motors or generators in a production environment

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or college (with a focus on electric motor or generator electromagnetic design)

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Ability to influence others and lead small teams

* Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

* Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

* Effective problem identification and solution skills

* Proven analytical and organizational ability

* Relevant experience with medium voltage, 1-20 megawatt machines

* Lead proposal, requirements definition, design, build, test, validation and initial production stages of the New Product Introduction process

* Experience with Ansoft / Ansys suite of analysis tools

* Ability to design for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), thermal, and manufacturing considerations

* Technical background and experience in Power Electronics or Motor Control

* Experience in designing aerospace products

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