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Electrical Design Engineer - Refrigeration

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-10140


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Electrical Design Engineer - Refrigeration

The Challenge

This position is part of the Refrigeration Electronics team at GE Appliances, a Haier company. The role will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the hardware for New Product Introductions as well as smaller program updates. The controls will be used in highly efficient and reliable refrigerators with superior performance for GE Appliances. The position will work closely with other engineers along with manufacturing and commercial teams to understand all consumer queues in an effort to design and produce new and innovative products that lead the market and integrate into a strategic multi-generation product plan. The use of skilled engineering analysis and judgment with a strong desire to exceed customer expectations in every way is paramount to the position success.

What you will Do

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and schedules.
  • Demonstrate feasibility of concepts via prototyping of control systems.
  • Complete detailed design reviews on the electronic controls, including both hardware and software.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive requirements specifications for the controls.
  • Collaborate with the connected home, mobile App, Cloud and electronics teams to develop infrastructure designs and concept feasibility.
  • Develop machine learning and AI algorithms to support the business vision for connected appliances.
  • Synchronize control design efforts with other sub-system design leaders to ensure successful project execution.
  • Coordinate control fabrication and qualification with the selected contract manufacturer.
  • Manage co-development efforts with global engineering resources.
  • Prepare and present project status to engineering management.
  • Develop, mentor, and teach other engineers.
  • Up to 20% Travel required including domestic and foreign locations.

What you need to Succeed

Candidate Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience working on embedded controls.
  • Proven project management track record on several development projects.
  • Strong electronic hardware design experience and good understanding of firmware/software development processes.
  • Experience with high speed signal board layouts for LCD boards with external RAM and Flash ICs.
  • Advanced computer skills – high proficiency in Microsoft Products.
  • Higher level programming experience with Matlab, Python, C++, Javascript.
  • Experience with Design of Experiments methodology.
  • Good command of sensing technologies and application landscape.
  • Strong project planning and project leadership skills and experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Masters in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
  • Six Sigma certified Green Belt or Black Belt.
  • Experience in working with global design teams.
  • Experience in meeting domestic regulatory requirements (UL/FCC/etc – particularly UL60730 and/or UL1998).
  • Experience in meeting international regulatory requirements (IEC/CISPR/etc).

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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