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Mechanical Engineer - Customer Application Engineer

  • GE Power
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 12/1/2017 12:50:02 PM
  • 3038129
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Iowa; Burlington


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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.



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:
A Mechanical Engineer for the Customer Application Engineering team provides direction and assistance to the work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Mechanical Engineer - Customer Application Engineer, you will:

  • Design electrical distribution equipment and parts and assembly / part drawings using 2D / 3D CAD tools
  • Release jobs with drawing package and Bills Of Material (BOM) to the Shop based upon the customer documents using engineering tools and systems
  • Complete Requisition Engineering activities in a timely manner with high quality results
  • Interpret customer specifications and drawings as they apply to electrical distribution equipment
  • Prepare and submit a drawing package based upon the customer specification to obtain customer approval
  • Interface with customers, district sales, and field installation services personnel
  • Participate in VCP cost-out projects
  • Support the development / enhancement of system tools and techniques to drive quality and process improvements throughout engineering
  • 2nd Level Technical Support for customers and the Shop
  • Complete Quality Reviews of other Req Engineers work
  • Complete Product Failure Analysis
  • Drive Continuous Improvement through Lean and Six Sigma methodology
  • Utilize effective communication skills in order to provide customer service and understand operational issues
  • Demonstrate EHS awareness and comply with all corresponding safety guidelines
  • Perform other duties as required



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline in STEM from an accredited college or university (OR Associate’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of 4 years experience in engineering)


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with 3-D modeling using Creo, Solidworks or Auto CAD
  • Good work habits (well organized, sense of urgency, high capacity for work, and safety driven).
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong project management skills including cross-functional coordination of activities
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and occasionally lift above 50lbs
  • Safety responsibility to comply with site policies / procedures and report safety inefficiencies
  • Process focused with the ability to assess and improve processes and work methods
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic, team environment
  • Proven ability to set and meet aggressive goals -  effective multi-tasking
  • Proven ability to solve problems,  trouble shoot, and root cause analysis to achieve results
  • Proven strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to interact with customers / vendors through verbal and written communication
  • Proven mathematical skills
  • Proven ability to create, read and interpret engineering drawings and documentation
  • Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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Locations: United States; Iowa; Burlington

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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