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Lead Electrical Design Engineer - Circuit Controls
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General Electric (GE) | Loves Park, IL
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Job Description

Desired Characteristics

Ability to distill complex concepts and communicate these ideas clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical individuals and teams

Tenacity and a great attitude to motivate people in a matrix organization to deliver project results in a fast-paced environment

Excellent collaboration and teamwork skills to both mentor and learn locally and globally

Innovative problem solving abilities that push the boundaries of what is possible and perseverance when these ideas aren't initially embraced

Technical expertise in:

* Analog and digital circuit designs such as: filters, amplifiers, signal conditioning, power supplies and microcontrollers
* Design for EMC as well as testing, troubleshooting and mitigation
* Closed loop control concepts



* Modeling / simulation such as: PSpice, Matlab or Simulink
* Thermal management techniques for electronics

Embedded software / Firmware development experience, especially in a DO-178 compliant environment

Experience in electrical motors and / or electromechanical design principles

Background and understanding aircraft power systems or air management systems

Understanding of military and commercial qualification specifications such as: MIL-STD-704 and DO-254

Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE Aviation Mechanical Systems - located in the Loves Park section of Rockford has been producing high-quality aerospace products since 1937. Product lines include electrically and pneumatically actuated pneumatic valves, electronic temperature controls, linear and rotary electromechanical actuators, high-performance fans and blowers as well as comprehensive air and thermal management systems. Our products and systems are used globally on commercial jetliners, fighters, transports, drones, missiles, helicopters, UAVs, and marine applications. Learn more about our area!

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Role Summary/Purpose

This lead role will work alongside a team of engineers of varying experience to develop and support products primarily in the aerospace market. This individual will be responsible for supporting complex product developments and be responsible for the design of analog and digital electronic control circuits. Innovative problem solving, component selection, analysis, troubleshooting, verification and validation activities will also be important aspects of this position.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will :

Have a strong self-motivation and tenacity to deliver results in a fast- paced environment

Possess strong communication skills to work with all levels of leadership inside the company as well as create and deliver proposals to external customers of varying technical experience

Ability to collaborate with internal and external customers to identify and balance competing requirements as well as provide new and innovative solutions

A passion to move quickly using "Lean Startup" concepts and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) prototypes

Perform detailed analog and digital circuit design and schematic capture for challenging environmental conditions (Thermal, vibration and EMC)

Understand and apply control theory to tune closed loop control systems in the electrical or software domains

Provide mentorship, guidance and direction to new engineers and interns

Review emerging technologies and promote dialog of trends within the engineering community


Bachelor's degree in electrical (or similar) engineering from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering, scientific or related technical role


High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in an engineering, scientific or related technical role

About Us

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing!

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

About General Electric (GE)

At GE Appliances, we are imagination at work.  GE Appliances’ vision is to be recognized as the leading brand for performance and efficiency, and as a team, we are committed to delivering an outstanding ownership experience for our customers. Join us and be part of that journey.