Lead Mechanical Design Engineer job at Chennai- 600032, Tamil Nadu, India

GE Power Portfolio Power Portfolio Power Conversion

Job Description Summary
The Power Conversion, Rotating Machines Chennai Engineering Team is responsible for the design and engineering of world class generators and motors, delivering optimized solutions in line with the requirements from various customers.

Reporting to the RM Engineering Manager, Mechanical Engineers support and work on projects and mechanical deliverables required by the RM engineering department. They are involved with machine lifecycle design from enquiry to remittance, commissioning and eventual disposal. We work across a variety of industries including; Oil & Gas, Marine, Renewables, Industrial (Metals and Mining) and Naval.

From customer specifications, Mechanical Engineers must establish and drive technical strategy in order to design a machine that is fully compliant with regulations and our Engineering Design Standards. As part of their project teams, they ensure that the machine will perform properly and in accordance with customer specifications.

Activities contributing to the design and development of products, solutions and systems. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.


Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities

Supporting the Sales/Application Engineer team in order to build technical offers, compliant with cost objectives and our design standards. Attend Tender Review Meetings to recognize/validate technical offers.
Working as part of a Project Team to support the design, build and delivery of the product whilst ensuring focus on key fundamentals: Safety, Quality, On Time Delivery (OTD) and Cost- always with unyielding integrity.
Perform calculations and develops machine design whilst following Engineering Design Standards and Process Flows: detailed mechanical engineering analysis and design on all components required for large, custom rotating equipment. Calculations include stress analysis, torsional analysis, rotor dynamic analysis, thermal analysis, hydrodynamic bearing analysis, etc. This will require using in-house design software, finite element software and hand calculations.
Ensure right first time quality, maintaining a zero defect mind set performance, and proactively manage Non Conformance Report (NCR) resolution.
Plan, allocate and manage daily workload to achieve objective within delivery times.
Being able to make considered risk judgements on tight time scales whilst ensuring technical robustness of solutions.
Conduct and support the Design Review strategy within the project team to ensure designs are meeting customer specifications.
Attends the Contract Kick-Off Meeting (internal and with customer if requested) to recognize / acknowledge the technical subset of the contract.
Review and approve drawings to ensure they will meet Form, Fit and Function requirements, and validate customer documents before they are sent to the Project Manager or Customer.
Support Project managers and Engineering Planner during project execution phase to close out deliverables on time and deliver to our metrics.
If designated, lead the engineering element of the project team (designers & drafters) to deliver drawings, BOMs and specifications to Manufacturing and Sourcing in a timely manner to ensure we meet our OTD and ensure contract execution budget related commitments (eliminating margin erosion).
Support Sales and Service Functions including potential travel within India and abroad when required to resolve issues.
Ensure that the design is in line with customer specifications, international regulations and engineering design standards.
Disposition Supplier Deviation Requests/Engineering Change Requests on projects that relate to the Mechanical Design.
Work with and build strong bonds with the manufacturing teams both at design (ready for assembly) reviews and supporting during the machine build. Support Manufacturing in case of technical issues and participate in the Duty Engineer as required.
Participate in the global standardization/rationalization strategy.
Participate in Root Cause Analysis and Lessons Learned reviews.
Participate in knowledge sharing and best practice activities, both within our internal team and globally.
Working cross functionally as part of a global GE team to ensure our customers (both external and internal) are satisfied with their experience of dealing with us.
Required Qualifications

Mechanical Engineering degree (or equivalent) or higher.
5- 12 years working experience in technical engineering environment is desirable.
Knowledge of rotating machines products, their engineering challenges and manufacturing processes.
Practical experience with structural analyses on Finite Element Analysis (Ansys) is preferable.
Experienced in engineering design processes and tools preferred (2D/3D CAD is desired).
Computer literate in Word processing, Excel and Powerpoint applications.
Flexible approach, willing to work extended hours if required and travel as and when required.
Good written and oral skills.
Experience in the reading and interpretation of engineering drawings and documentation.
Desired Characteristics

Methodical, disciplined worker with attention to detail but also attention to delivery times and deadlines.
Structured in approach and well organised.
Motivating and influencing change agent, driven, self-starter who reacts well under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a challenging and fast moving environment.
Knowledge and experience in using SAP and Teamcentre
Experience of site or customer visits.
About Us

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.


Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.



Additional Information
Relocation Assistance Provided: No








Inclusion & Diversity
At GE Power Conversion, our systems help electrify the world and reduce energy consumption. We are committed to building a more sustainable world for everyone. We aspire to be an inclusive employer, focused on creating a work environment where diversity is encouraged. Join us to see what we can achieve together.

About GE Power Conversion
GE’s Power Conversion business applies the science and systems of power conversion to help drive the electric transformation of the world’s energy infrastructure. Designing and delivering advanced motor, drive and control technologies that evolve today’s industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future, it serves specialized sectors such as energy, marine, industry and all related services.

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