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Lead Engineer - Customer Applications

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2018 12:52:09 PM
  • 3053136
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Transportation Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States; Florida; West Melbourne


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:
Lead Engineer will be responsible for conducting GE Transportation’s Trip Optimizer (TO) analysis and simulation to validate train performance and help continuously improve key performance indicators (KPIs), across multiple customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Understand TO application currently deployed with railroad customers, and conduct research and development to improve KPIs (key performance indictors), such as availability, utilization, fuel efficiency, train handling and cycle time.
  • Work closely with Systems, Design and Project Engineering to influence change in the Trip Optimizer system design to its overall performance.
  • Identify opportunities to expand the product performance in ways that bring value to our customer and satisfy our profitability requirements.
  • Perform technical analysis in support of product deployment and performance to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in the TO product development plan.


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • At least 2 additional years of experience in research & development in engineering product development with focus in control systems.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.


Desired Characteristics:
  • Master's degree in Engineering with emphasis in control systems and optimization.
  • Knowledge in Locomotive Systems and Railroad Operating Practices
  • Experience in Data Analytics
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Strong design, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Railroad Industry experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with MATLAB


Locations: United States; Florida; West Melbourne

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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