Senior Engineer – Special Projects


  • Vadodara, Gujarat
Senior Engineer – Special Projects
Job Posted : Sep 7th, 2022

Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Engineer – Special Projects to support our Engineering Development/Excellence initiative. It’s about aligning harmonization strategies with the overall objectives of the company.

Engineering Development/Excellence Projects in scope include (but are not limited to):-

  • Provide End to End solution to engineering value chain.
  • Develop and manage Global catalogues and libraries
  • Item data maintenance, Engineering master data and governance
  • Manufacturing processes, Value engineering and cost optimization
  • iLogic, FDU and product configuration (ETO to CTO)
  • CAD, PDM, PLM tools testing on any development
  • Standardization of system, process, and designs
  • Digital manufacturing, generative design, etc.
  • Opportunity to work and participate in GEA group level initiatives/ Divisional Initiatives
  • Structural analysis – FEA
  • Latest trends in Engineering Innovation, manufacturing, Digitalization and Automation

Projects should be managed following basic agile principles:-

  • Minimum Viable Products (MVP) defined early with a strong (internal) customer focus and business impact
  • Short sprints with frequent follow-ups and deliveries to the business
  • Deliver on excellence projects within Engineering
  • Ad-hoc requirements
  • Projects life ranges from 1 month to 6 months or 1 year (Depends on scope)
  • Maintain documentation of projects
  • Monitor the progress (and escalate issues where appropriate)
  • Coordination with Engineering team, excellence team, IT & manufacturing team throughout globe depends on project.


  • Responsible to understand and interpret requirements technically as well as Value delivery point of view.
  • Responsible to execute and deliver engineering development projects to business
  • Create business proposal to deliver MVP for value engineering
  • Continually search for new ways to meet or exceeded expectation to create value to stakeholder
  • Proposes value addition solution and in constant seek out diverse thinking to maximize use of stakeholder’s experience, background, and perspective.
  • Explains and demonstrates concepts and advanced technologies in an understandable way.
  • Create, maintain, and build relationship with internal stakeholder
  • Managing communication with Global stakeholders in different time zones as and when required
  • IT team for infrastructure/IT related issues

Your profile and qualifications:-

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in Engineering, Manufacturing and/or Project management
  • Experience and knowledge of various CAD, PDM and PLM tools (Preferred: Autodesk Inventor with i-Logic)
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor and Vault are must.
  • Experience and Knowledge of different manufacturing processes
  • Highly Analytical and Agile mindset. Network Catalyst.
  • This is independent role and hence expected to execute projects independently.
  • Working in a global (project) role in challenging environments (e.g., global joint projects)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convince employees to change behaviour without being line manager
  • Ability to work in a global role with multinational stakeholders
  • Ability to drive efficiency through improved processes
  • Takes on tough challenges with sense of ownership. Approach work individually and with teams with optimism and solution-oriented Agile mindset

Added Advantage:-

  • Professional experience working on improvement projects
  • Knowledge of FDU
  • Knowledge of latest trends in Engineering Innovation, manufacturing, Digitalization and Automation
  • VBA, Python, or any other programming language


  • Vadodara, Gujarat.

Company Overview:-

GEA is one of the largest technology suppliers for food processing and a wide range of other industries. The global group specializes in machinery, plants, as well as process technology and components.
GEA provides sustainable solutions for sophisticated production processes in diverse end-user markets and offers a comprehensive service portfolio.