Senior Staff Engineer / Technologist - Flight Safety
GE Aviation - Lynn, MA

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

A proactive Flight Safety program is a critical component in the success of the GE-Aviation business and our customers. As part of Chief Engineers Office, Flight Safety engineers will provide independent, data-driven leadership across all military and commercial aircraft engine programs. This role will require disciplined, high energy interaction with a broad range of business and engineering organizations, internal and external to GE-Aviation.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Execute with limited guidance proactive flight safety programs, field investigations and risk assessments that meet business standards, practices and procedures and the product / program requirements
  • Lead and coordinate proactive root cause analysis, risk assessment and Flight Safety hazard resolution plans with the engineering and project organizations
  • Promote Flight Safety improvements for new aircraft engine product designs within technical and program requirements
  • Produce and communicate statistical analyses of fleet risk within established GE-Aviation procedures and policies
  • Develop and utilize analytical skills in support of military or commercial aircraft field investigations, including on-scene support of aircraft engine analysis for US DoD and NTSB investigations
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues and significant developments
  • Lead or participate in program organizational efforts in assigned projects and/or tasks
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews where Flight Safety issues are discussed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 8 additional years of experience in a mechanical, aeronautical, or systems engineering 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
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to guide and influence others and lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated teaming skills and root cause analysis abilities
  • Familiarization with military and commercial aircraft programs, customers and operations
  • Knowledge of aircraft engine mechanical, control and aero systems
  • Demonstrated capability for statistical data analysis and logical presentation of results
  • Understanding or experience with proactive System Safety methodologies
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-882 tasks
  • Familiarity with FAA Advisory Circular 39-8
  • Experience with engine component or system investigation and root cause determination
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work without close supervision
  • Experience with statistical modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, and computer based numerical packages
  • Demonstrated process orientation and data-driven technical preparation in approach to work
  • Experience with methodology, preparation and presentation of risk assessments impacting field operations of commercial and military aircraft engines
  • Experience with database applications
  • Ability to represent GE-Aviation at customer reviews and systems safety groups to address propulsion system safety issues Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century. GE Aviation is a world-leading producer of commercial jet engines and components as well as integrated digital, electric power, and mechanical systems for aircraft. GE Aviation also has a global service network to support these offerings. Technological excellence, supported by continuing substantial investments in research and development, has been the foundation of GE Aviation's growth and helps to ensure quality products for customers. Learn more about GE Aviation today! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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