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Senior Design Engineer

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-9159


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior Design Engineer

The Challenge

This Small Appliances Team Design Engineering position is an integral role in the development and implementation of products and reliable countertop appliances with superior performance for GE Appliances, a Haier Company. The position will be responsible for the mechanical design and will closely interact with sourced suppliers along with the GEA sourcing, quality, and commercial teams to understand all consumer cues to design and produce new and innovative products that lead the market. The use of skilled engineering analysis and judgment with a strong desire to exceed customer expectations in every way is paramount to position success.

What you will Do

  • Develop, validate, and implement detailed design solutions to drive innovations and continuous improvement in product performance, cost, and quality.
  • Ownership of concept development for new designs using tools such as DFMEA, GD&T, Creo, Polyworks, prototyping and testing labs.
  • Validate the effectiveness of design solutions utilizing Design for Six Sigma, Design for Reliability, and LEAN methodologies.
  • Update and develop new Engineering Test Procedures to support the continuous improvements for current and new products and document project learnings via Design Guides, Design Practices, and Design Record Books
  • Drive craftsmanship into design solutions to deliver best-in-class fit, feel, and finish
  • Interface with other COE engineers and cross-functional team members to ensure design changes effectively integrate at the system level and into the production process.

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 7 years part and/or subsystem design experience in consumer products or similar fields.
  • Proven record of engineering analysis, evaluation planning, and design execution success in the area of drive transmission, gearing, and motor driven appliances.
  • Experience in building and testing prototypes with a willingness to be hands-on and work in a lab and factory environment to develop and test various design concepts.
  • Effective team building and project management ability with a highly collaborative style and ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Imaginative problem-solving skills with a strong customer focus
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Additional experience in Small Appliance structure and/or acoustics design
  • Proficient in 3-D modeling software such as Pro-E or Solid-works packages
  • Experience in plastic and metal part design
  • Reliability Practitioner
  • Working knowledge of C-change and New Product Introduction processes

GE Appliances 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.



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