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Test Systems Manager

GE Energy
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
**Job Description Summary**

This position will be responsible for leading the Test Systems group within the Sustaining and Test organization. This role has overall accountability for team execution for all Test Systems engineering duties within the assigned projects. This role provides technical leadership and assistance to the Test team to insure they deliver on cost, quality, schedule, and technical goals. The Test Systems team is responsible for all aspects of the development and build of qualification, verification, and production test equipment for all Avionics North America products. The team is also responsible for maintenance and strategic planning for all test systems deployed to the production and aftermarket factories.



**Job Description**



**Roles and Responsibilities:**



+ Provide oversight and guidance to Test Systems engineers to establish effective project operating rhythms.

+ Lead the team in talent acquisition, talent management, training, mentoring, and coaching activities.

+ Generate and execute succession planning for key roles within the Test Systems group.

+ Coordination and guidance between Test Systems design group and other development activities and teams (e.g. product hardware and software design) during product development.

+ Implementation of processes and design tools to insure effective and robust test hardware and software designs.

+ Ensure the team understands the scope of projects and that scope is controlled while cost and schedule targets are met.

+ Contribute direction for Test Systems development strategies and help make key design decisions.

+ Assist with Test design, when necessary.

+ Mastery of bid and proposal process including scope, performance metrics, schedule & risk to ensure tasks are bid competitively and accurately.

+ Provides accurate and timely status reporting to Sustaining and Test, product area and factory leadership.

+ Responsible for adherence to GE processes and procedures.



**Required Qualifications:**



+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with at least 8 years of experience in Engineering or technical discipline.

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

+ This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.



**Desired Characteristics:**



+ Experience developing test solutions for manufacturing test (e.g. Acceptance Test, Environmental Stress Screening and Functional Board Test).

+ Knowledge of processor-based electronics hardware and associated test and diagnostic techniques.

+ Strong familiarity with Test Stand and LabWindows/CVI.

+ Experience working with sub-contract manufacturers.

+ Familiarity with Design for Manufacturing/Design for Test principles.

+ Familiarity with electronics-based production manufacturing processes.

+ Stong oral and written communication skills.

+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

+ Previous experience with lean tools and methods.

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.

+ Ability to work independently and efficiently.

+ Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn.

+ Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively.

+ Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed.

+ Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker.



**Some of our competitive benefits package includes:**



+ Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

+ Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

+ Generous 401(k) plan

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Life insurance and disability coverage

+ Bonus Plan Eligible

+ And more!



**Eligibility Requirement (s):**



+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this.

+ This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

+ Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).



**Note:**



To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.



At GE Aviation Systems, we invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. As key players in the aerospace industry, youll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. Weve got an amazing team of exceptional people helping to solve increasingly complex challenges. Our Aviation Systems Engineering teams are comprised of diverse and experienced engineers who care about ensuring full-lifecycle readiness as it relates to safety, certification, and quality standards. Our teams are passionate about the aerospace industry and continuously strive to deliver innovate customer solutions through strong project execution, collaboration, and lean problem-solving. We are passionate about professional growth, developing an inclusive culture, and developing the technical capabilities our customers need. We seek to enable every engineer to reach their full potential through coaching, mentoring and professional development training. If this sounds like an environment in which you would thrive, we encourage you to apply!



_This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment._



**Additional Information**



GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en\_global/desktop/assets/images/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized\_w\_supplement.pdf) . 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.



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).



As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.



**Relocation Assistance Provided:** Yes

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Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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