Lead Engineer - Water & Wastewater Treatment

Shanghai, Shanghai
03 Oct 2016
15 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
This position is to work as a lead engineer in GE's Water & Process Technologies R&D laboratories at GE's China Technology Center. Position duties include working with cross functional teams on new product/process development, translating lab design into pilot scale to validate robust performance, and providing technical support to business goals and programs in wastewater treatment and reuse applications.

Essential Responsibilities

* Define, design and develop innovative processes and applications for use in water
and wastewater treatment and reuse, with a focus on membrane product application development and process solutions development
* Determine most effective arrangement of unit operations exercising judgment in
balancing process requirements, economics, system robustness, and physical health hazards
* Provide technical and engineering support, customer service and non-routine problem solving for wastewater treatment and water re-use applications
* Drive execution on NTI/NPI (new technology introduction/new product introduction) and technical support projects
* Generate new ideas according to market needs and initiate new NPI/NTI projects


* Ph.D. /Master in Chemical/Environmental Engineering/Applied Chemistry or equivalent.
* Ability to design, construct, modify, and operate bench-scale/pilot equipment
* 3+ years of experience in industrial R&D functions with focus on chemistry or engineering solutions to water related problems or challenges.
* Experience in UF/NF/RO and/or ED/EDR development and application is highly desired.
* Experience in process design and development for wastewater ZLD is a plus
* Strong interpersonal skills and excellent English communication skills (job require
regular communication with US, Canada and other countries)
* Excellent problem solving skills - ability to consider overall problem, identify
opportunities and implement major changes
* Self-starter, independent thinker, proactive problem solver
* Motivated by quality, cost and speed
* Demonstrated ability to set and achieve aggressive goals and targets
* Embrace change and technology evolution as an opportunity
* Strong environmental, health and safety ethics