Chief Engineer, Industrial Compressors
Rolls-Royce - Mount Vernon, OH

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Rolls-Royce, a world-leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, operates in four global markets - civil aerospace, defense aerospace, marine and energy. We continue to invest in core technologies, products, people and capabilities with the objective of broadening and strengthening the product portfolio, improving efficiency and enhancing the environmental performance of its products.

The Chief Engineer, Industrial Compressors will re-establish the responsiveness of the support coming from the function for the following areas: Design Reviews, Field Problem Resolution, Addressing Safety Issues, Support of Sales & Marketing, R&D and R&T Program Leadership, Support of the Supply Chain in Cost Reduction, Lead Time and Capacity Improvements.

Additional accountabilities include:
Provide direction and prioritize compressor Product Development by establishing product and process needs, creating and leading programs, and contributing to development process as needed

Lead design reviews of Production Design, R&T and R&D activities associated with centrifugal compressor products

Provide technical product support to internal and external customers including Turbomachinery Design, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, New Unit and ESOL Sales & Marketing, Repair and Overhaul, and Field Technical Support.

Final Design Authority on all aspects of the centrifugal compressors throughout their life cycle

Provide technical leadership to ensure the RR Gas Compressors maintain a competitive and leading position in the marketplace

Identify technology acquisition needs that relate to gas compression technology

Identify, attract, develop, coach and retain engineering talent in the field of gas compression technology in general and centrifugal compressor aerodynamics in particular

Rolls-Royce has a broad customer base comprising 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft and helicopter operators, 160 armed forces, more than 2,000 marine customers including 70 navies, and energy customers in 120 countries. Rolls-Royce is a technology leader, employing 38,000 people in offices, manufacturing and service facilities in 50 countries.

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer.

Rolls-Royce is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and a barrier-free employment process.

Qualifications and experience

Basic:
Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technical Sciences

10+ years experience in centrifugal compressor aerodynamic, rotordynamic and mechanical design

Preferred:
Master's of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technical Sciences

15+ years experience in centrifugal compressor aerodynamic, rotordynamic and mechanical design

Experience in centrifugal compressor selection and performance analysis

Teamwork, decision making, customer focus, comfort in front of technical experts in the field of centrifugal compressors, presentation skills.

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