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Electronic Hardware Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/13/2017 1:51:49 PM
  • 2978716
  • 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 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:
As the Electronic Hardware Engineer, you will:

  • Lead / execute all phases of development: detailed definition, design, qualification, certification, manufacturing implementation, and production startup
  • Evaluate customer requirements and selecting appropriate circuits for AC / DC applications (PFC, LLC, etc.)
  • Perform design analysis including modeling, simulation, and control loops
  • Create schematic, bills of material, and high density PWB (Production Wing Block) layout with sophisticated noise and EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) mitigation
  • Understand UL and IEC standards requirements that govern electronics products. Develop and execute design, quality, and certification plans to meet these requirements
  • Conduct magnetics design, configuration, and optimization
  • Optimize designs with an eye toward efficiency, density, and cost
  • Analyze results and present findings at technical design reviews to ensure design robustness, efficiency, future maintainability and supportability
  • Communicate with technical and product management on technical matters
  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue
  • Provide technical support for production and field product issues


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Power Electronics from an
    accredited university or college



Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering design experience in AC / DC rectifiers
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering / Power Electronics
  • Experience with designing AC / DC power supplies, test and analysis tools, and systems
  • High frequency magnetics design knowledge
  • 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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