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Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/23/2018 5:52:51 PM
  • Job #: 3043559
  • Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Foxborough

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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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 Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the development of electro-pneumatic, industrial process control equipment. Activities will include providing technical leadership and expertise to new product development, design, specification, validation, and certification. Part of a fast paced, multi-discipline team tasked to develop products that are cost effective, manufacturable, and meet customer requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:
As a Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will work to design and develop microprocessor based electro pneumatic device solutions and technologies for process automation industries. You will work in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline, fast-paced and global environment. You will begin with participating in the critical New Product Introduction (NPI) project at the implementation, testing and system integration phase leading up to the product launch milestones. You will collaborate with the electronic, firmware and Validation & Verification teams in the labs on daily basis.

In the role of Lead Mechanical Engineer you will:

  • Lead all aspects of product development and existing product support including architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, certification, and supplier interaction
  • Provide technical leadership in multi-national, cross-disciplinary teams to develop new products and sustain existing products
  • Lead implementation of best practices related to the application of engineering principles to design mechanical components and assemblies
  • Validate technologies and product designs with implementation of comprehensive validation plans
  • Lead product certification process and certification maintenance
  • Drive team engagement with vendors to ensure accurate and timely pre-production procurement
  • Provide cost analysis for designs
  • Generation of project requirements based on market needs
  • Generation of complete product documentation packages including procedures, specifications, drawings, Computer Aided Designs, and analysis
  • Generation of technical presentations and reports

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in product design and/or development OR Completion of a GE Leadership Program

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology from an accredited college or university
  • Experience designing machined metal, aluminum die casting, sheet metal, and molded plastic components
  • Understanding and applied use of Computer Aided Design tools such as SolidWorks or similar
  • Demonstrated experience developing products for industrial automation control equipment strongly preferred
  • Experience designing electro-pneumatic valve positioners
  • Experience with designing industrial control equipment for use in hazardous locations
  • Experience with Flameproof / Explosion Proof Design
  • Experience with 3rd party product certification
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Experience with advanced application of engineering principles
  • Working knowledge and use of numerical computing software such as MathCAD, MATLAB, or similar
  • Experience designing products incorporating electronics and embedded firmware
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

    Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Foxborough
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