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General Electric Marine Systems - Package Integration Engineer in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Marine Propulsion System Leader supports the business by developing technical requirements, driving design decisions, identifying technical risks and abatements, and is critical to guiding the program in meeting the certification / qualification timeline committed to the business.

The Marine Systems engineering leaders provide electrical propulsion system integration with the GE Aviation Marine family of products with the ship builders by providing technical leadership of the supporting engineering teams around the Packages, Controls, Performance and related elements such as engine room transmitted acoustics, gas turbine emissions, package cooling heat transfer, and ship electrical load analysis impact on gas turbine durability.

Systems engineering is a cross-functional engineering discipline centered on an approach, mindset, and process. All activities that consider both the business and the technical needs of the customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the users needs. The discipline that executes a robust process of design, creation, and optimization of systems, consisting of identification and quantification of system requirements, creation of alternate system design concepts, performance of design trade studies, selection and implementation of the best designs and verification that the design is properly integrated and executed. Process that proceeds from concept to production to operation.

Impacts approaches, projects and programs in the functional area or affected business organization and ways of working. Impacts quality, efficiency and effectiveness of own team. Has significant input into priorities. Guided by professional practices and policies that are shaped by the role. The role has moderate autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The Marine Propulsion Systems Engineer key responsibilities include:

  • Lead cross functional teams in the execution of the Marine programs

  • Lead and provide key technical direction on large projects with critical business impact

  • Assure technical quality excellence, timely completion of work and reviews, appropriate use of design practices and standards with certification agency requirements

  • Facilitate communication of technical and business information between organizations and within the work group

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers

  • Communicate with management on technical, financial and programmatic issues

  • Ensure proper documentation of technical efforts

  • Provide technical guidance and promote professional growth through timely performance feedback, coaching and counseling

  • Conducts component and product integration. All activities that span multiple components and products and are concerned with how to integrate for maximum performance and operability. Manages product and systems requirements, specifications and flow down. Drives validation and verification activities for the overall product/system, including system level testing. Responsible for defining product requirements for the module / component / subcontractors and partners teams. Manages interface between components and execution organizations.

  • Responsible for driving CTQ / Risk trades within the teams designing the components. Manages the overall product configuration and configuration control system.

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrated with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 of years' experience in systems engineering.

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

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

  • Established project management skills.

  • Experience with Marine Gas Turbine Package Engineering

  • Experience with Ship Propulsion System Integration

  • Master's Degree in engineering

  • Six Sigma or Lean certifications

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