Lead Engineer / Technologist
GE Aviation - Cincinnati, OH

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Job Number

1676822

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

The Lead Engineer / Technologist will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an assigned area. In this role, you will integrate and develop Thermal Methods & Technologies to enhance the Thermal / Fluid analysis capabilities of aircraft engine components and systems.

Essential Responsibilities
This includes the development and validation of processes related to Fluid Systems, Heat Transfer and Computational Fluid Dynamics for the purpose of supporting the design of aircraft engines. Develop new methods and technologies or enhance current methods and technologies for the purpose of pushing the technology in aircraft engines forward for lower Specific Fuel Consumption, higher thermodynamic efficiencies and increased hardware life. Specific components or regions of investigation are:
  • Rotor / Stator Heat Transfer
  • Fluid System Design
  • Rotor Thrust
  • Combustor Heat Transfer
  • Turbine Flow Path Heat Transfer In addition, you will:
  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Provide technical leadership to personnel supporting the assigned projects
  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Work with a variety of engineering organizations and contribute to the development of the engine systems and designs
  • Provide the opportunity to understand and apply detailed physics to analysis of engine components
  • Plan and execute component and engine test programs and utilize the results to validate engine designs, systems and analytical models

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 additional years of experience in an Engineering position ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

    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 technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • High level of computer proficiency
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering related to heat transfer or fluid mechanics
  • Experience in calculating flows and temperatures in support of product design and analysis
  • Talented, highly motivated with good engineering judgment
  • Effective in contributing in a structured, cross functional team work environment
  • Engineering experience in GE Aviation turbo machinery design
  • Experience with PATRAN, ANSYS and/or other finite element codes
  • Experience with 1-D flow network codes
  • Experience with CFD software (CFX, FLUENT, etc ) 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! Evendale, Ohio is the headquarters of GE Aviation & the largest GE Aviation facility. Today over 7,500 GE employees work in this Cincinnati suburb designing, developing, & manufacturing large commercial, military, marine & industrial engines. We enjoy a full service park which includes a golf course, soccer fields and much much more! As a GE Aviation employee you'll have access to special membership rates at the park. If you are looking for a workout close to work, visit the on-site Evendale Fitness Center. This user friendly workout facility includes an indoor track, Olympic size indoor pool, weight loss programs, weight training and more. Nearby Cincinnati is a three-state, 15-county region that offers world-class assets in arts and culture, amusements, hospitality, sports & recreation. It offers all of the amenities of a large, bustling metropolis while maintaining a friendly, small town atmosphere which makes the region a remarkably flexible location filled with a wealth of opportunities & options. Click here to learn more about Cincinnati and it's beautiful suburbs! 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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