General Electric RESEARCH FELLOW - FLOW SENSING TECHNOLOGY in Uppsala, Sweden

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Role Summary:

The Flow Sensing Technology Research Fellow role is a two-year postdoctoral position with the purpose to drive a flow meter development independently in a cross functional and multidisciplinary environment. You will belong to the BioProcess business unit which is located within the Downstream Systems R&D Instrument Engineering team in Uppsala, Sweden.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Bio pharmaceutical industry is currently in a technology transition towards single use manufacturing. This creates new demands on process control that needs to be meet with novel technologies. This role will help GE Healthcare drive innovation in the R&D BioProcess organization.

The purpose is to develop a new flow sensing technology for single use applications based on the Coriolis mass flow principle. The goal is a market introduction in a near future.

Close co-operation with our Additive Manufacturing Center is expected to gain advantages from GE’s investment in advanced manufacturing technology.

Main responsibilities are:

  • Generate and optimize new concepts for Coriolis flow measurement system within Bioprocess by experimental and theoretical investigations

  • Design and build prototypes for tests in bioprocess applications

  • Integrate flow metering solutions into process manufacturing systems

  • Optimize design for manufacturability

  • Build expertise in flow metering for bioprocess applications

  • Investigate potential of additive manufacturing in product development and production

  • Represent company in this scientific field by generating IP and scientific contributions

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Hiring Manager George Glosemeyer, George.glosemeyer@ge.com   

  

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • PhD in engineering

  • Experience in vibrational analysis

  • Skilled in hands-on laboratory work

  • Multiphysics simulation experience

We are looking for someone with entrepreneurial spirit to join the leagues of innovative thinkers driving the development of world-changing technology. Please read more about this exclusive Post-Doctoral Program in the About Us section.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in sensing technology

  • Coriolis flow sensing experience meriting

  • Additive manufacturing experience

  • Understanding in electronics design

Personal characteristics:

  • Innovative and curious

  • System approach, willing to work in multiple discipline environment

  • Analytical way of working with good experimental skills

  • Team player

Locations: Sweden; Uppsala