GE Jobs

Mobile GE Logo

Job Information

General Electric Lead Engineer - Aeromechanics in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

Lead Engineer – Aeromechanics

As a Lead Engineer – Aeromechanics, you will collaboratively execute technology programs in development and research of advanced aero-thermal-mechanical systems. Systems include aircraft engines, gas turbines, and wind turbines catering to business needs of GE Aviation, GE Power, GE Renewables.

You will interact with technologists and engineers to develop and deliver novel solutions for complex, multi-disciplinary problems.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Apply your knowledge in unsteady aerodynamics, aeromechanics, aeroelasticity, fluid-structure interaction to develop innovative solutions for GE aircraft engine components, power turbines and wind turbines

  • Participate in a team framework on multi-generation technology programs to enable future design advancements, while independently executing tasks leveraging your technical skills.

  • Advanced modeling and simulation, including high-fidelity analyses, with opportunities for in-house code development

  • Develop ideas and concepts to improve performance and operability of aircraft engine, gas turbine, wind turbines.

  • Develop and implement hardware for testing and validation, where applicable

  • Network and collaborate with both GE Aviation, GE Power, GE Renewables engineers and with GE Global Research team members to build plans and execute on technical projects

  • Deliver on technical projects with set timelines and cost, implement plans with minimal guidance to meet technical requirements and assure proper documentation of the same

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering/Applied Mechanics with at least 4 years of post-doctoral experience OR a Master’s degree in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering/Applied Mechanics with at least 8 years of research industry experience

  • Fundamental knowledge in aeromechanics/aeroelasticity/fluid-structure interaction applied to gas turbines and/or wind turbines

  • Experience in using in-house codes and commercial software

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new, unfamiliar technology areas and to abstract system level concepts

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience in detailed aeromechanics/aeroelasticity/fluid-structure interaction modeling of turbomachinery/wind turbine systems, components, and sub-components

  • Hands-on experience in designing compressors and/or turbines, at various levels of fidelity

  • Experience in performing design trade-off studies and design optimization

  • Experience in unsteady CFD – URANS and LES modelling

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes