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General Electric Compressor Aerodynamics Staff Engineer in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

This role of Staff Engineer offers preliminary and detailed design responsibility, leadership of domestic US and global aerodynamic design teams and project leadership responsibility towards the development of GE Aviation’s next generation commercial Fans, Boosters and Compressors and associated aerodynamic compressor technology while influencing and helping to define business strategy.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Aerodynamic design leadership of domestic and global design teams to meet program goals for advanced turbomachinery compression components and technology.

  • Apply advanced skills in preliminary and detailed aerodynamic design to provide technical oversight

  • Formulate, implement and execute plans to achieve technical and project requirements, schedules and contract commitment while collaborating with horizontal organizations.

  • Monitor and communicate project status, business issues and significant developments as appropriate

  • Prime aerodynamic interface with internal customers & foster horizontal collaboration with multi-disciplinary organizations to develop next generation compression components and associated advanced technology

  • Influence and help define strategies for next generation compression components

  • Drive innovation and technology maturation for next gen engine architectures

  • Foster internal and external customer and global partner relationships and collaboration

  • Analysis of engine test data to validate component design versus technical requirements

  • Lead technical reviews and participate as a reviewer.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentor/coach team members across the organization

  • Leverage experience to support current small commercial compression components – cost reduction, on-time delivery, manufacturing and field issues

  • Support and drive the development and expansion of Compression Aero tools and processes related to design, analysis, test and/or productivity

  • Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with aerodynamic design of turbomachinery components, or close coordination with the aerodynamic design functions

Desired Characteristics

  • Advanced Degree in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering relevant to turbomachinery aerodynamics.

  • 10+ years of experience with aerodynamic design of turbomachinery components, or close coordination with the aerodynamic design function.

  • Expert knowledge of state of the art fan & compressor aerodynamics

  • Strong project management skills including ability to influence and guide others

  • Expert knowledge and proficiency in tools and processes related to aerodynamic design, testing, and system development

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Python & PC proficiency


To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an employee is in a state where this requirement is temporarily paused for federal contractors. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes