Senior Engineer / Technologist
GE Aviation - West Chester, OH

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Senior Engineer / Turbine Cooling Design will work with a variety of engineering organizations in the development of aircraft engines. In this role you will apply detailed physics to model high pressure turbine flow path components and lead the design and analysis of aircraft engine blades, nozzles, and shroud cooling schemes. You will develop and implement advanced cooling technologies in new product designs, support the production of these designs and resolve field issues as needed.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
Provide leadership and technical direction to team members

Design and analyze airfoil cooling schemes to support the development and testing of aircraft engines

Participate as a member of cross-functional design teams for aircraft engine components

Lead and provide the key technical direction to large projects with critical business impact

Apply detailed physics to analysis of high pressure turbine components

Plan and execute component and engine test programs and utilize the results to validate / update designs and analytical models

Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data stakeholders using reports, records, and letters

Participate as presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

Prepare invention disclosures to protect technology that gives the business a competitive advantage, as well as protecting the intellectual property rights of the company

Provide technical guidance, direction and training to new and experienced engineers, specialists, technicians and co-ops


Bachelor of Science in Engineering

Minimum of 7 years of direct Engineering experience in a turbomachinery heat transfer and cooling position

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Master’s Degree or PhD in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering, or other intensive heat transfer and fluid mechanics field

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

High level of computer proficiency

Problem analysis and resolution skills

Demonstrated sound engineering judgment

Effective in contributing in a structured, cross-functional team work environment

Engineering experience in GE Aviation turbo-machinery design

Minimum of 10 years of specialized work in thermal fluid sciences

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