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Principal Electronics Engineer

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-10496


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Principal Electronics Engineer

The Challenge

Join the GE Appliances Clothes Care Electronics design team to drive the development of electronic controls for the next generation of high-end, consumer friendly connected appliances. Collaborate and innovate with a diverse global team to find unique solutions for our products with a focus on IoT, cost, reliability, and design for manufacturability. This role is responsible for development efforts from concept design, prototype design and development, reliability testing, continuous cost and quality improvements as well as supporting the transition to production.

What you will Do

  • Head the system and hardware design of electronics controls for laundry applications.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive electronics design schedule, evaluation plan, build plan, P&A lists and electronics parts tracker.
  • Manage cross-project dependencies to ensure successful project execution identifying key resources for all aspects of the project and escalating any gaps that may exist.
  • Steer technical electronics design reviews with the senior consulting engineer.
  • Coordinate electronics design requirements across multiple Clothes Care micro-enterprise programs.
  • Ensure regulatory approval of controls (UL, FCC, etc.).
  • Coordinate with global engineering resources on the execution of program deliverables.
  • Manage control fabrication and qualification with the selected contract manufacturer(s).
  • Participate in scoping activities for new programs, features, and/or cost out opportunities.
  • Own the development of all project documentation, including specifications and drawings.
  • Drive FRACAS report closure and provides technical guidance to team for the more challenging or difficult issues.
  • Report out progress via weekly pulsing meetings.

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • 10 years of experience designing embedded electronic controls.
  • Proven electronic hardware design experience and good understanding of firmware/software development processes.
  • Demonstrated project planning and project leadership skills and experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools.
  • Experience in resolving issues regarding EMI/EMC.
  • Experience in meeting regulatory requirements (UL).
  • Occasional travel is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in product design.
  • Experience in working with global design teams.
  • Experience reliability engineering methodology to prove and implement electronic control designs.
  • Familiarity with code board standards and regulatory requirements as they apply to laundry products.

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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