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Role Summary: As a Lead Electrical Engineer involved in the design of electrical machines, you will work in a collaborative team environment. You will be contributing to the development of advanced machine system concepts as well as their implementation for application to power generation, aircraft engine systems, locomotive, and electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
Essential Responsibilities: As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will contribute to the planning, development, and transition of technologies from concept to products and/or services for GE internal and external clients.
Conduct research through modeling simulation, and design electric machines
Develop and test machines.
Participate with multidisciplinary teams in the development of new power technologies and capabilities for GE's next generation product platforms
Innovate in the electric machines space
Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations that describe analyses and solutions
Connect the organization to the latest technology developments and trends in industry
Contribute to proposals for GE businesses as well as government agencies
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a research & development environment developing electric machines OR a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a research & development environment developing electric machines
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required; we will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
Must be 18 years or older
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered
In-depth knowledge of electrical machines and their controls, including electromagnetic, insulation, thermal as well as mechanical technology aspects
Experience in designing electric machines for a wide range of applications
Experience with surface permanent magnet, interior permanent magnet, flux switching, reluctance, and superconducting machine technologies
Expertise in simulation tools such as finite elements, Matlab (Simulink) and others such as PLECS
Strong background in developing multi-physics analytic models of electric machines
Connections in industry and academia
Record of publications and patents
Demonstrated successful track record of completing tasks and deliverables on schedule and on budget
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated formal writing and presentation experience
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