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General Electric Hybrid Electric (HEAT) Component Mechanical Engineer in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

GE Aviation’s Hybrid Electric team is developing components for future advanced propulsion systems. The Hybrid Electrical Component Mechanical Engineer contributes directly to GE Aviation’s hybrid electric capability including the development of the HEAT (Hybrid Electric Altitude Testbed) as part of the NASA EPFD (Electrified Power Flight Demonstrator) and GE Aviation's RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program. Additionally, the Engineer will play a critical role in Hybrid Electric team, demonstrating leadership in developing advanced technologies, executing business priorities, operational strategy, and engaging across GE globally and with industrial and academic partners.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned individual and team projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements

  • Provide technical leadership to personnel/ cross functional teams supporting the assigned project

  • Implement plans with guidance to meet technical requirements of assigned components and systems

  • Develop action plans with guidance to respond to issues/ problems

  • Lead or participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

  • Recommend, with guidance, the approach to meet the technical and program requirements

  • Participate and present or review in technical and program reviews

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 4 years of experience in Engineering.

  • At least 3 additional years of experience in Engineering position.

  • Only current employees within the Aviation Engineering Division will be considered

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Project management: demonstrated ability to lead programs/ projects though planning, marketing and development, and execution phases.

  • Demonstrated ability to generate detailed system and component hardware and test specifications, Interface Control Documents, work with partners and customers to optimize requirements and deliverables.

  • Advanced Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Electrical Power Systems and/or Electrical components.

  • Prior work experience in aerospace power generation and conversion products, aviation electrical power system, high frequency electro-magnetic design, embedded controls for power electronics, and transient/dynamic electric system theory and analysis.

  • Prior work experience in electrical component design, controls, testing and troubleshooting of electrical power systems using modeling and simulation analysis tools such as Spice, Matlab, Simulink, PLECS, etc.

  • Prior experience developing and implementing digital data bus architectures and (e.g. RS-422, ARINC429, CAN)

  • Expertise in 2D/3D electromagnetic finite element design and implementation of magnetics and capacitors for pulse width modulated converters.

  • Strong technical background in mechanical and thermal design, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) of electric propulsion systems.

  • Familiarity with commercial aircraft and/or engine control system certification (e.g. 14 CFR 33.28), and power systems control theory with embedded DSP and FPGA based controllers.

  • Strong technical background in military and commercial qualification specifications (such specifications include MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-461, DO-160, DO-178, DO-254, and DO-311).

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 drug screen (as applicable).

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 (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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 may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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