Location: Bangalore, India
Job Number: 1677865
Business: GE Power & Water
Business Segment: Power & Water
About Us (www.ge.com):
GE Power & Water’s gas engines business provides highly efficient and reliable gas engine technology for power generation and compression including heat recovery solutions to industrial customers around the globe. The business, headquartered in Austria, is built on three product lines including the Jenbacher gas engines at Austria, Waukesha gas engines at Wisconsin (US) and the Clean Cycle heat recovery technology in Florida (US).
The gas engines technology team in India is based out the GE John F Welch Technology Center in Bangalore. The team works closely with all the three product lines primarily in the areas of engine systems & component engineering and simulation including engine performance.
Posted Position Title: Lead Engineer- Engine Performance
Career Level: Experienced
Function Segment: Product Design and Development
Postal Code: 560066
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Role Summary/Purpose: Efficiency being a key parameter of GE Gas engines, engine performance studies are an important aspect in gas engine development. This includes study of gas exchange process, various combustion concepts and after-treatment systems. As a performance engineer, you will have responsibility for evaluating and optimizing various thermodynamic design concepts towards improving the engine performance.
Essential Responsibilities: As a part of engine performance team, the person will closely work with thermodynamic teams in India, US & Europe to evaluate, improve & validate the performance of GE’s IC Engine portfolio for power generation, gas compression and other applications. The person is expected to
- Undertake performance studies of GE Gas Engines using GT-Power / Equivalent tool
- Post-process engine test data and correlate the performance models to engine test data
- Undertake activities for engine performance improvement
- Develop, evaluate and improve exhaust after-treatment systems.
- Validate and improve simulation methods to enhance the confidence on predictive analysis
- Suggest areas where technology advancements are needed and recommend approaches to pursue.
- Perform tests on engine test bed, depending on requirement / need.
Qualifications/Requirements: Preferably Master’s or Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering with at least 6 years of relevant experience covering the following topics:
- Rich working knowledge in gas exchange process including turbocharger & air handling system
- Working exposure to exhaust after treatment (TWC & SCR etc..)
- Knowledge of rich & lean burn combustion concepts
- Engine performance testing & validation experience including post processing of test data
- Good experience in GT Power or equivalent performance tools and AVL Concerto
- Demonstrated ability to investigate, model and provide critical insight into complex physical phenomenon related to IC Engine combustion.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
- Initiative and perseverance
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Knowledge of German language
- Knowledge of six-sigma tools & methods (GB or BB certified)