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Switchboard Requisition/Application Engineering

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/5/2017 9:50:37 AM
  • 3038332
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Mebane


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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:
Switchboard Requisition / Application Engineer will be responsible for the preparation / submittal of drawing packages based on customer specifications for switchboard equipment & related products. You will provide direction / assistance to work group to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, & resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.



Essential Responsibilities:
As the Switchboard Requisition / Application Engineering, you will:

  • Interpret customer and field sales specifications and translate into documents and instructions for manufacture of Switchboard Engineering; which meet customer requirements, quality, safety, and cost objectives
  • Prepare and submit a drawing package based upon the customer specification to obtain customer approval
  • Release and support this design (drawing package and Bills Of Material (BOM)) based upon the customer returned documents for manufacturing this equipment
  • Maintain planned output level as defined by schedule to meet material ordering and final engineering dates to ensure customer satisfaction, as measured by promises kept on engineering output and print for approval drawings
  • Maintain high quality levels of engineering output as measured by defects per section, change notices, factory floor problems, field and customer complaints, scrap, surplus and cost of rework
  • Develop a participative approach in dealing with co-workers in all functions through self-directed motivation and high involvement
  • Support factory floor in resolution of issues or questions related to “green sheets”, engineering change notices, and electrical / mechanical applications documented by engineering team
  • Interface with customers, district sales and field installation services personnel. Promote open communication and maintain effective working relationships with customers / field sales and shop operations associates


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position)
  • Minimum of 1 year of Auto Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience


Desired Characteristics:
  • Proven ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical specifications
  • Proven analytical skills and the ability to work independently in creating engineering documentation to specify quality standards while assuring high customer service levels
  • 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
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Willingness to support to off-shift shop operation teams
  • Minimum of 1 year quality assurance experience

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Locations: United States; North Carolina; Mebane

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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