Product Engineer

Waukesha, Wisconsin
20 Oct 2016
23 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role, the Product Engineer will support current product engineering functions, new product introductions, including implementation to a new Brilliant Factory by working on projects and day to day problem solving skills. In this role, you will utilizes their system integration, design, and problem solving skills to resolve technical issues and serves as a point of contact in Engineering for technical product questions.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, this person will also collaborate globally with other engineering locations within GE Power.
You will interface with a number of departments as you solve technical questions and issues with:
    • Manufacturing Engineers
    • Quality Engineers
    • Production Supervisors and personnel
    • Production Test
    • Sourcing and external suppliers
    • Service and Application Engineering
    • NPI Teams
    • Engineering and Materials Lab
    • Services Engineering
  • Solve technical issues by providing rapid response to manufacturing engineers and production leaders
  • Provide technical input to new supplier development and component quality projects, managing validation tests for key engine components as needed
  • Solve product reliability issues by leading root cause analysis, defining both short-term and long-term corrective actions
  • Create and review engineering change requests for product improvements and provide guidance to the associated design activities
  • Participate in project technical design reviews for new product development projects and provide input regarding current product issues and production capabilities to the project team
  • Support development of processes and digital collaboration for engineering working with a new Brilliant Factory
  • Work closely with technical and cross-functional personnel to develop and document technical quality processes


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited technical college or university
  • Minimum of 6 months of mechanical engineering experience including a minimum of 1 of the following requirements:
    • Industrial engine design and/or development background, or
    • Manufacturing, quality, and assembly processes and experience working with the associated functional organizations
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 10%, domestic and international

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 using mechanical engineering skills to analyze technical requirements and design components and assemblies ensuring optimal engine operation
  • Proficiency in managing technical and organizational assignments
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations to solve technical issues
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including DMAIC principals
  • Organizational skills required to effectively handle multiple tasks
  • Communication and interpersonal skills required to function effectively with engineering and inter-department team
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Embrace continuous improvement and have a strong desire to learn
  • Detail orientated

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