Principal Engineer - Advanced Mechanical Systems

Cincinnati, Ohio
Apr 14, 2024
Apr 20, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Description Summary Are you ready to elevate your future? At GE Aerospace, we are advancing aviation technologies for today and tomorrow. Your work will contribute to the production of advanced jet engines, components, and integrated systems that power commercial and military aircraft. You'll be part of a team that embraces your drive, your curiosity, and your unique ideas and perspectives. You'll learn and achieve as part of an on-going LEAN transformation. And, most importantly, you'll share in our pride and purpose that affects the lives of millions around the world.

We are looking for your talent to help us invent the future of flight in the Advanced Technologies Organization at GE Aerospace. Looking to impact aviation for years to come? Your work on RISE Technologies, including our Open Fan architecture, will usher in a new era of propulsion technology for next-generation aircraft and pave the way for a more sustainable future.

The role is a high-level Controlled Title engineer. You will guide and mentor the global and domestic teams who work the mechanical systems design of the RISE engine and technology maturation rig tests with the objective to mature the designs and technology to meet the program objectives and deliver competitive products that will significantly improve performance over today's state of the art.

The design activities will include all disciplines of mechanical systems design. The programs being supported range from pre Concept Design Review to post-Detailed Design Review/hardware delivery. During the design phase, the team will be concurrently testing and maturing technologies to support these full-scale engine demonstration tests.

The objective is also to improve the state-of-the-art of mechanical systems design by opening the design space and introducing new technologies to improve engine efficiency and reduce industry carbon emissions.

This position has the flexibility of optional hybrid schedule once fully trained. The hybrid schedule consists of working in the office minimum of 3 days per week and the option to work from home on the other days, based on team/project schedules.

Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Guide, mentor, and support team in all technical areas at a Principal Engineer Level
  • Have high levels of interaction with and exposure: to engineers from multiple disciplines, manufacturing & quality, and regularly exposed to commodity and industry experts.
  • At least twice a year, with opportunities for more frequent, travel to the various manufacturing sites.
  • Execute the engineering analysis and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles to improve manufacturability and technical robustness of assigned components and guide.
  • Use engineering judgement and experience to challenge entrenched processes and methodology to recommend improvements.
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of engineering & manufacturing, analytical thinking, and technical experience to execute on technically complex projects to meet technical requirements and business goals with minimal technical oversight.
  • Lead technical projects with moderate to high levels of complexity through collaboration with field and industry experts.
  • Explain information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials Engineering.

Desired Characteristics
  • Master's degree in engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Previous experience in laying out new bearing/sump designs
  • 10+ years of experience in aerospace propulsion system mechanical design
  • Flexible and friendly approach to working in teams.
  • Significant experience with Ansys and Unigraphics.
  • Significant practical experience with GD&T.
  • Documented experience of being a self-starter with a passion for problem solving and driving solutions, while constantly learning and mentoring others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
  • Established project management skills

At GE Aerospace, we have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and more sustainable flight and believe in our talented people to make it happen. Here, you will have the opportunity to work on really cool things with really smart and collaborative people. Together, we will mobilize a new era of growth in aerospace and defense. Where others stop, we accelerate.

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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