General Electric Lead Controls Engineer - Manufacturing in BILLERICA, Massachusetts

Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Lead Controls Engineer – Manufacturing will develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing processes through the use of automation. This person will be responsible to identify and implement hardware and software integration projects utilizing knowledge of product design and quality control standards. Additionally, they will meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Design, qualify, implement and maintain calibration or test systems (Labview or other) for internal and external sites, at times working within cross functional teams to develop and meet technical requirements

  • Design and/or build tooling and test systems for Automation Projects

  • Support the day-to-day needs of a Production Cell or Key Process

  • Troubleshoot production issues (PCBs and Test Systems)

  • Improve documentation, test procedures and process flows

  • Work with Design Engineering, Supply Chain and Operators on improvements

  • Document changes to existing processes and products

  • Assist Manufacturing Engineers in transferring new products from Design to Production, equipment requirements, test requirements and manufacturing processes

  • Participate in LEAN initiatives and engage Brilliant Factory concepts for process improvements

  • Bring new ideas and positive support to the current process


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 3 years of experience developing solutions with LabView and/or NI Test stand (process automation, test solutions) and/or Core 3 certified. In addition, 5 plus years’ experience developing in another language (VB, java etc.), preferred.

Desired Characteristics

  • Electronics and/or Engineering Systems experience

  • Strong demonstrated experience developing with LabVIEW / Test Stand

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate hardware and software solutions

  • Experienced in controls development

  • Visual Basic, MS Access experience strongly desired

  • Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes, and provide efficient solutions

  • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team projects

  • LEAN training or equivalent quality training

  • Strong project and team leadership


  • Billerica, MA

Baker Hughes, a GE company 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. Learn more at

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; BILLERICA

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.