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General Electric Engine Starting Products Design Engineer in Dayton, Ohio

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Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose

Are you looking for an engineering role with a focus on technical achievement and detailed

engineering design?

GE Aviation has an opening for a machine design engineer to work on high powered rotating

equipment utilizing leading edge design and analysis tools, all the way from concept through

testing and into production.

You will be working alongside “best in class” design and test engineering talent

Essential Responsibilities

Qualified candidates are needed to round out our team with additional confident, technically

focused engineers to help with a number of new projects.

In particular, as the Engine Starting Products Design Engineer, you will:

  • Participate in the design, analysis, and test assignments using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures while fulfilling task requirements

  • Be involved in design, analysis, and testing of the power transmission and machine elements and packaging of high speed, power dense rotating equipment, gearboxes, electric drives and hydraulic systems

  • Design and optimize dynamic load path models of bearing supported rotating machines containing turbine and gearbox elements

  • Calculate and justify mechanical machine element and associated packaged fits and gaps, and generate axial and radial tolerance stack ups acceptable for use in equipment that experiences high loads from vibration and high rate of rotation at high and low temperature extremes

  • Create technical justification and procedural documentation to support engineering decision making and to facilitate completion of analyses and testing

  • Create personal, detailed work plans from higher level program requirements

  • Monitor progress and provide % complete and effort level to complete feedback

  • Utilize 3-D (CAD) to support the creation of innovative design solutions and assist creation of supporting design documentation

  • Create, dimension, and check assembly and component drawings for quality of presentation and accuracy to requirements and existing standards

  • Work on one or multiple new product introduction (NPI) projects from proposal to final production

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

  • Participate on teams assigned to address product related or organizational initiatives and generic issues

  • Participate as a presenter in technical and program reviews

  • Support current product use through evaluation of customer requirements/feedback and data mining of returned or failed customer equipment

Qualifications/Required Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Design, or Physics from an accredited college or university OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 5 years of experience in a design engineering position

  • Minimum 2 additional years of experience in an Engineering position

Desired Characteristics

  • Advanced degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Prior rotating equipment design experience, especially gearboxes

  • Proficiency in performing technical research and ability to critically analyze one’s findings and those of others

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong customer service mindset with ability to adapt to change

  • Proficiency with engineering tools such as PowerPoint, Excel, MATLAB, commercial FEA and CFD, Unigraphics, etc.

  • GD&T knowledge as applied to mechanical components of machined or cast construction.

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