GE Lead Compressor Aero Design Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina
Power Gas Power Systems
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Posted Position Title
Lead Compressor Aero Design Engineer
Disciplinary Engineering and Science
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces
Be part of the team that delivered GE’s efficiency World Record. As a thermal design engineer, apply advanced technology to increase gas turbine efficiency and bring power to the people with fewer emissions. Design components and optimize cooling flow usage in a cross-functional team using advanced manufacturing, high-fidelity analysis, and data-analytics. Leverage the world’s largest gas turbine factory and most advanced full scale test facility to improve gas turbine design and operation.
• Provide technical leadership for compressor aerodynamic design and analysis for new product designs as well as support uprate and life extension programs of current machines
• Work effectively within cross-functional teams for design, test and implementation activities
• Provide evaluation of design changes affecting performance and reliability. Specification and technical supervision of turbine component test programs. Rigorously apply Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology to all work effort, and ensure that designs follow NPI processes and practices
• Recommend design improvements and advanced design concepts to maintain product leadership
BS in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering
Minimum 5 years engineering experience primarily in aerodynamic design of turbomachinery components
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.
Solid track record using influence skills
Customer satisfaction mindset, ability to work well in a team environment with a positive “can do” attitude
Thorough knowledge of analytical and experimental fluid mechanics
MS/Ph.D. in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering
Experienced with 3D CFD analysis for turbomachinery
Laboratory and field test experience
Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
Solid oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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