Lead Mechanical Systems Design Mechanical Engineer
GE Corporate - Niskayuna, NY

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Job Number

1688037

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

Essential Responsibilities

The qualified individual will join the Machines Lab, which is responsible for performing mechanical design and advanced development in the area of drive train system components, system dynamics, mechanical system design, and integration.

Essential responsibilities include the design, analysis of machine dynamics, machine controls and the integration of machine components into electro-mechanical system prototype. Responsibilities also include advanced design and development of mechanical systems such as medical devices, robotic & articulated systems, rotating machinery and process control devices.

You will:
Be responsible for performing advanced design and development of mechanical systems such as medical devices, robotic & articulated systems, rotating machinery and process control devices. Applications include medical equipment, power generation and distribution machinery, inspection and repair delivery devices and rotating machines.

Work closely with biologists, chemists and electrical and mechanical engineers both at GE Global Research and the GE business units in the development of concepts for mechanical systems and machines.

Work closely with the design and development of prototype hardware and software to validate mechanical systems and devices.

Communicate with cross-functional teams at GE Global Research and the GE business units to transition prototype hardware and software to product teams.

Ensure the development of critical technologies to enable high performance machinery working with internal and business engineering teams as well as outside vendors and research institutes.

Guide the procurement, build up and testing of prototype machinery from the concept phase through the validation testing phase for the evaluation of mechanical, thermal and electrical performance

Serve as a technical expert with ability to respond to short term technical issues.

Build customer relationships and communicate with the customer on project status.

Qualifications/Requirements

Doctorate Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanics, or related field of study with at least 3 years of experience in mechatronics, robotics and/or machine design and control experience OR Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Applied Mechanic, or related field of study with at least 5 years industrial experience in mechatronics, robotics and/or machine design and control.

Knowledge of analytical and experimental methods for development of dynamical systems, process systems, devices, rotating machinery and/or robotics.

Experience with procurement, buildup and testing of prototype hardware, instrumentation and software.

Experience with hands on application of design principles to develop and test advanced prototypes in the areas of dynamical and mechatronic systems such as robotic devices, automation systems or rotating machinery.

Solid foundation in design, dynamic analysis, and control of mechanical, mechatronic and/or rotating systems.

Knowledge of electromechanical, hydraulic and other drives and actuators.

Experience in conceiving, developing and carrying out experiments in component hardware and transferring component level tests into full scale hardware solutions.

Experience in analysis and design of machine components; and motion and process control hardware, software and firmware design.

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 willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Must be 18 years or older.

You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Experience in the development of motion and process control systems for medical applications.

Working knowledge of electrical circuits and software and hardware for motion and process control.

Demonstrated interpersonal, leadership and communication skills in a global team environment.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong analytical skills.

Ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This position is eligible for The Employee Referral Program

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