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Lead Engineer Electric Drives Power Components
Title:Lead Engineer Electric Drives Power Components
Company:General Electric
Location:Erie, PA
Our Client:  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 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: Develop and apply the power electronics and magnetic components of electric drive systems to provide the core traction and auxiliary functions for locomotives and off-highway mining trucks. Demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Define the application requirements, architecture, specification and/or design, and validation of power electronics and magnetic components and systems.
  • Create circuit topology, hardware design specifications, validation procedures, and execute testing for inverters, rectifiers, transformers, contactors, relays and filters.
  • Develop ownership for a broad range of components IGBT’s, GTO’s, rectifiers, SCR’s, capacitors, inductors, resistors, heat-sinks, transformers, and busbars.
  • Execute New Component Introduction to qualify components for functional, manufacturability, environmental, and reliability requirements.
  • Support the integration of components with controllers and into locomotive and off-highway mining truck systems.
  • Support the investigation, root-cause identification, and resolution of electric drives reliability issues.
  • Support the evaluation and conceptualization of new electric drives control technology and applications.
  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Erie

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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