Advanced Lead Aerospace Engineer - Installation Aerodynamics

Cincinnati, Ohio
Dec 07, 2023
Dec 07, 2023
Engineering, Aerospace
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary

Job Description
Role Summary

The Advanced Lead Aerospace Engineer will work within the Acoustics and Installation Aero team to perform aerodynamic design and optimization of inlets, nacelles, and exhaust systems, as well as related aerodynamic components. In this role you will coordinate with internal and external stakeholders including airframers, global partners, leadership staff, and the broader installation aero team to provide aerodynamic performance assessments of aerodynamic engine components and commercial aviation propulsion systems.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Advanced Lead Aerospace Engineer, you will:
  • Execute, with guidance from senior engineering resources, aerodynamic analysis, design, test, and integration functions required to define and support assigned components, assemblies, and systems that meet business standards and program / product requirements
  • Prepare and present technical information to internal and external customers
  • Perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) studies including geometry modification, meshing, solver execution, post-processing, and interpretation of the CFD results
  • Use and develop in-house engineering tools to perform aerodynamic evaluations
  • Coordinate and execute test programs achieving test objectives within schedule and budget
  • Document and communicate aero design, analysis, and test data results
  • Contribute to process improvement by sharing lessons learned and best practice documentation
  • Share engineering information, lessons learned, and promote open dialogue
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect technology that gives the business a competitive advantage, as well as protecting the intellectual property rights of the company

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline with an emphasis in aerodynamics or acoustics
  • 3years of relevant industry experience or an Advanced Degree in Aerospace Engineering

Desired Characteristics
  • Advanced Degree (MS/PhD) in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in engine or aircraft aerodynamic design, CFD assessment, or test support
  • Familiarity with CAD software, meshing, and CFD tools, particularly ANSYS CFX or Fluent
  • Experience related to the aerodynamic design or modeling of heat exchangers
  • Demonstrated passion for the aviation industry
  • Highly motivated and passionate with excellent communication skills
  • Proven teaming and collaboration capability

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3 due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes