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General Electric GE Healthcare Mechanical Engineer Co-Op in Florence, South Carolina

Role Summary:

What do you envision for your future? At GE Healthcare, we strive to see life more clearly. Our "healthymagination" vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing healthcare costs, increasing access and improving quality and efficiency around the world.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the Mechanical design and analysis of superconducting magnets and components used in MRI systems

  • Thermodynamic and heat transfer analysis, including determination of heat loads, heat budgets and test verification.

  • Thermal & Structural design

  • Verification and Validation of mechanical design, include supporting engineering builds and testing

  • Reliability analysis of components and systemManufacturing support

  • Failure analysis of mechanical components

  • Development of service tools to support maintenance & safety of magnetsoPreparation/presentation of design analysis reports and part/assembly drawing reviewsoSupport manufacturing lean initiatives


  • BS Mechanical Engineering Major

  • SophomoreGPA: 3.0

  • Overall with 3.5 in core studies minimum

  • Hands on hardware experience FEA and/or CFD experience with ANSYS (preferred)Ability to work with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams.

Desired Characteristics:

The successful candidate will:

Join the magnet/gradient engineering team, centered in Florence, SC, USA. (the world's largest plant for superconducting magnet production), part of Global MR Science & Technology.

Participate in all phases of the product development life cycle, from concept and product specification generation, to manufacturing ramp up, optimizing functionality, manufacturability, reliability, serviceability and cost.

Be involved in both new product design and support of existing products with manufacturing, sourcing and service.

Participate in product safety, cost out, cycle time reduction and quality enhancement projects.

Support and comply with the quality and safety goals of GE Healthcare (GEHC).

Define superconducting magnet concepts, functional requirements and program goals.

Provide support and direction in the design and analysis of advanced products.

Support the manufacturing plant and the Installed Base

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . 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.

Locations: United States; South Carolina; Florence

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

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services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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