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Research Engineer - Non-conventional Machining

GE Energy
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Role Summary:This position collaborates with a world class group of researchers in cutting edge manufacturing process development. The goals of this position include researching, developing, and deploying innovative process designs for electro-thermal, electro-chemical, and non-traditional machining of aerospace materials. Intersecting with colleagues with expertise in materials, design, measurement, and equipment development is key to delivering robust, capable industrial processes.

Essential Responsibilities:

You will:

+ Apply computational and lab hands-on skills to design, prototype, and validate next generation manufacturing processes, including electrochemical machining, electrothermal machining, chemical milling, additive processing (electro deposition, directed energy deposition, plasma deposition), and other non-conventional subtractive processing for shaping, machining, and finishing metals, composites, and matrix materials.

+ Follow a manufacturing readiness level scorecard to drive the manufacturing process development from benchtop testing through shop pilot implementation.

+ Work with GE Research and GE businesses teams to identify customer requirements and define manufacturing process specifications.

+ Formulate plans for assigned projects and work with leadership and customers to track progress toward project deliverables.

+ Participate in the development and implementation of actionable multi-generational technology plans for manufacturing.

+ Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and delivering oral presentations.


+ Doctorate Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field OR Masters Degree in the same with a minimum of 2 years of industrial experience in Manufacturing process development or Supply Chain Operations.

+ Proficiency in wet chemical process development

+ Experience with at least 2 non-conventional or additive manufacturing techniques

+ Demonstrated ability to independently perform analytical and experimental research work

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY

+ Must be 18 years or older.

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

Desired Characteristics:

+ Proficiency in developing, conducting, and analyzing statistically designed experiments in factory and laboratory conditions

+ Numerical control and tool path development knowledge

+ Hands-on experience in machining applications; turning and milling

+ Experience in writing compelling proposals to external government and commercial agencies for the development of next generation manufacturing technologies

+ Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to function on an interdisciplinary team to execute research projects

+ Record of publications and innovation evidenced by peer reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, technical books, or issued patents

+ Highly innovative, self-motivated, and able to conduct research independently.

+ Demonstrated curiosity, critical thinking, and strong influencing skills with customers, upper-level management, and project teams.

About Us:GE Research is GE's innovation engine where new ideas are originated, developed and productized to create a better world and deliver differentiated products across the company's industrial portfolio. These products span the aviation, power, transportation and health care sectors.

Today, we're a forward leaning, interdisciplinary organization, matching world-class innovation with market insights and industry connections to move faster and deliver better outcomes for GEs businesses and customers.

We continue a strong track record in innovation and invention that began with our company's founder, Thomas Edison. GE scientists and engineers have distinguished themselves over time, amassing tens of thousands of patents, two Nobel prizes in chemistry and physics, and a list of inventions that have defined and redefined generation after generation.

This rich legacy of delivering transformative innovation is thriving now more than ever.

Discover how were seeing, moving and creating the future at https://www.ge.com/research/, meet our innovation giants at https://www.ge.com/research/people, search our open positions at http://twitter.com/geresearchjobs, and connect with us on our social channels at https://twitter.com/GEResearch and https://www.linkedin.com/company/geresearch/.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;New York;Niskayuna;


Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-11

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GE Energy
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