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Senior Electronic Hardware Engineer – AC/DC Rectifier Design

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 1:51:46 PM
  • 2927682
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Texas; Plano


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com

Industrial Solutions, part of GE Energy Connections, empowers smarter business operations by connecting equipment, software and services to protect, control and optimize assets within electrical infrastructures. The business provides customers, across various industries, with end-to-end product and service solutions that help ensure the reliability and protection of their electrical infrastructure. Industrial Solutions’ product and service solutions add to GE’s broader portfolio of leading technology solutions for the delivery, management, conversion and optimization of electrical power for customers across multiple energy-intensive industries. To learn more, please visit: www.GEIndustrial.com .


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.

Role Summary:
The Senior Electronic Hardware Engineer – AC/DC Rectifier Design will design innovative power supply products for telecommunications, high-computing, datacenter, and industrial applications and lead the product development process from concept realization through introduction of product into high volume production. These projects will include New Product Introduction, Direct Material Productivity, resolving customer issues, and sustaining of existing products.

Essential Responsibilities:
This is a challenging position that calls for strong academic, practical, and leadership skills. The design and development process includes design analysis, electrical modeling & simulations, magnetics configuration, design and optimization, schematic / BOM generation, PWB layout with emphasis in high density with applied HF noise and EMI reduction techniques, DFM, prototype development, electrical characterization, validations, qualification, safety / REL certifications, delivery of product to successful production using high volume manufacturing OEMs, use of statistical and parametric analyses, and creation of new variants of existing topologies to help advance our product offering as one of the industry leaders.



As the Senior Power Electronics Engineer, you will:

  • Demonstrate leadership globally working with the team in Shanghai on design reviews and resolving customer issues
  • Evaluate customer requirements and selecting appropriate circuits for AC/DC applications (PFC, LLC, etc.)
  • Design analysis including modeling, simulation, and control loops
  • Optimize designs with an eye toward efficiency, density, and cost
  • Conduct magnetics design, configuration, and optimization
  • Conduct design reviews
  • Create schematic, bills of material, and PWB layouts
  • Create high density PWB layout with sophisticated noise and EMI mitigation
  • Have hands-on lab work building and debugging prototypes
  • Have electrical characterization, design validation, and qualification
  • Introduce the product into high-volume production
  • Provide technical support for production and field product issues
  • Lead projects and collaborate in cross-functional teams
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect intellectual property



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Power Electronics from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 7 years of engineering design experience in AC/DC rectifiers
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.



Desired Characteristics:
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Power Electronics
  • Experience with designing AC/DC power suppliers test and analysis tools and systems
  • High frequency magnetics design knowledge
  • Ability to drive prooduct roadmaps, define new platforms and extend products for AC/DC rectifier advancement
  • PC proficiency; strong circuit simulation experience (PSpice / Simplis / SIMetrix)
  • Hands on experience related to EMC of switch mode power supplies
  • Knowledge of IPC 9592B - Requirements for Power Conversion Devices for the Computer and Telecommunications Industries
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, strong team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to drive projects to completion

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Locations: United States; Texas; Plano

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 conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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