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Locomotive Test Development Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/29/2018 11:53:51 AM
  • 3051133
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Transportation Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Pennsylvania; Erie


About Us:
At GE Transportation, we move the world. We
are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling
industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using
our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a
century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.
That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of
transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that
keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,
Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.
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 test engineer is to provide interface between manufacturing, quality, and engineering groups to develop and maintain production test process, solve technical problems, and create/improve test solutions. You will develop and integrate processes that meet business needs across the organization and manage and develop testing solutions. You will also be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • The position is responsible for the locomotive commercial test planning and development.
  • Provides direction and support to Control and Locomotive COEs.
  • Scheduling, System troubleshooting, resolving unforeseen issues, promote customer satisfaction and develop positive customer relationships.
  • Must be able to make data driven decisions and utilize Six Sigma and Lean tools.
  • Develop, implement, and administer Online test plans to Accurately documentation all test procedures, specifications, results, and design documents.
  • Interfacing with Technicians, Engineering, Program Management, and Manufacturing to develop, improve, and adjust manufacturing testing equipment from development through validation is key.
  • Provide on going technical support to test personnel and PTAs to help them to successfully complete the required testing.
  • Planning, designing, assembling, and commissioning of new test systems
    Modifying software on existing systems and developing software on new systems using LabView, Visual Basic, or C++ and managing data to a database
    Driving continuous improvement, design, and expansion of the test systems to support growth of the business and new product introduction


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • A.S. Degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline with at least six years related experience
  • Experience specifically in electrical or electromechanical assembly and test.
  • 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment


Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiarity with production test development applications and processes
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization across different channels and cultures
  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or other Technical Discipline
  • Strong background in the interpretation of engineering drawings/specifications and manufacturing processes
  • Results oriented, self-motivated, adaptable and an interchangeable team member
  • Possess programming skills as applied to automated test, test instrument control, and embedded systems
  • Locomotive & Control manufacturing experience: specifically, in final assembly, test, wiring
  • Proven ability to safely troubleshoot complex system, subsystem, and component level issues with high voltage
  • 2+ years of related systems or subsystems test of OHV, Locomotive, & Control manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in NI LabVIEW, TestStand, QNX, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Visio.
  • Experience using Wilmore
  • Results oriented and self-motivated with an adaptable attitude to become an interchangeable team member
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills often involving internal and external technicians, engineers, quality, and suppliers
  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement


Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Erie

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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