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General Electric Software Developer Trainee support (m/w) in Birr, Switzerland

Job Description Summary

GE's internships offer a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience through challenging projects, learn from some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the business and network with a variety of talented professionals. The internship will be performed in Maintenance Team for Operational Technologies under Gas Power Supply Chain in the Birr Factory. This team is responsible for the whole machine network infrastructure.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to): - Co-lead process/quality improvement projects for operational excellence - Support in product qualification package - Opportunity to learn and execute Lean Six Sigma tools and make positive impact to the business - Conducting data collection and learn to apply data-driven analytical approach to problem solving - Exposure to Power generation repair workshop machinery & operating technologies.


  • Currently pursuing a Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Material and/or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent knowledge or experience

  • Competent with MS Office, Access, Visio applications and good knowledge with VisualBasic

  • Being inclusive and having the imagination and courage to make changes

  • Possess good communication skills.


Development of various applications based on Visual Basic

Support and training of employees in handling the applications

Support of the team in the implementation of projects

Development and implementation of safety-relevant systems for the factory

Supporting the standardization exercise of critical control valves, with interaction to various GE teams and suppliers. Helping to optimize templates required for efficient execution and offering of components and systems. Performing “daily-business” hands-on engineering tasks mentored by a team member could be another element of this internship.


Basic knowledge in mechanical engineering or equivalent. Very good computer skills in office programs and Microsoft Visual Studio. Experience with Visual Basic and Microsoft Access. High level of motivation and high level of communication skills.

Start Date: 1st of Januar 2022 or earlier

Duration: 3 months

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Relocation Assistance Provided: No