Lead Engineer (m/f/d) - Controls Engineering

GE Aerospace

4.4

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Lichtenfels, Germany

Why you should apply for a job to GE Aerospace:

  • 4.4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 89% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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    Position summary

    aking ownership of small to medium-sized projects, you'll not only deliver on them but also mentor and support fellow team members. Your expertise will extend to analyzing the impact of technology choices, understanding product positioning, and ensuring code meets set standards and functionality requirements.

    Your proactive nature will lead you to explore alternative technologies and approaches to problem-solving. Your deep understanding of functional and nonfunctional requirements will be crucial in prioritizing tasks within the backlog.

    We're seeking candidates with a Bachelor's Degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Automation Technology, Computer Science, or related STEM majors, coupled with several years of professional experience and leadership skills.

    Job Description

    Responsibilities:

    • Program components and features, contributing significantly to the immediate team and cross-functional units.

    • Work independently, actively engage in design discussions, and contribute to the development and enhancement of machine control systems and automation solutions.

    • Perform PLC programming in ST according to IEC 61131, control drives, actuators, and sensors using field bus systems and OPC UA.

    • Commission prototype machines and test rigs, conduct functional testing, diagnose errors, and provide effective problem-solving solutions.

    • Create and maintain technical documentation to ensure comprehensive project records and support further developments.

    • Guide, coordinate, and support the team to achieve its goals. Additionally, mentor team members to foster both individual growth and a collaborative team environment.

    Requirements:

    • Proficiency in programming languages (specifically ST) relevant to control systems and automation (Python is a plus)

    • The ideal candidate must possess leadership skills, exemplified by the ability to take ownership. This includes guiding and mentoring team members to ensure the successful delivery of projects. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate proficiency in organizing and coordinating team tasks.

    • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Technology, Computer Science, or related STEM majors.

    • Very good English language skills and at least intermediate knowledge of German

    • Several years of professional experience in a relevant field

    • Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate in a team environment.

    This position is based in Lichtenfels, Germany, offering a hybrid work model combining office presence (min. 60%) with occasional remote work. We're open to considering this role on a part-time basis, and candidates expressing interest in part-time work should specify in their application letter.

    Join our dynamic team at GE Additive, where your skills and innovation will drive transformative solutions in additive manufacturing technology. Apply now and be part of shaping the future of our industry!

    About Us

    At GE Additive, we continue to work every day to bring the transformative power of advanced manufacturing to businesses around the globe. Through our own extensive experience incorporating additive technologies into our production process, we recognize the value and possibilities it brings to modern design and manufacturing challenges.

    GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

    We offer

    GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognizes the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. As a new joiner to GE Additive, we are pleased to be able to offer you the following in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs:

    • company pension plan, supplemental health insurance,

    • long service awards, invalidity and death insurance,

    • holiday storage and fitness subsidy.

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    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Aerospace:

  • 4.4/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.4/5 in supportive management
  • 89% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.