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General Electric Program Leader – Additive Materials Development in Evendale, Ohio

Role Summary:GE Aviation is looking for Engineers to join our fast-growing Advanced Military Engineering business. As Program Leader – Additive Materials Development, you will use your materials expertise and program management skills to lead several key alloy and modality development programs in support of our commercial and military aviation products. These critical technologies include DMLM (Direct Metal Laser Melting) in several alloys including Titanium, Aluminum, Nickel, and Cobalt-based alloys.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead collaborative cross-functional teams (materials, design, manufacturing, quality) to increase the technical maturity of advanced additive manufacturing methods using the TRL / MRL process

  • Execute technical projects & programs required to reduce technical risk associated with new additive manufacturing methods, building and leveraging significant domain expertise in the additive field

  • Provide MAE (Materials Application Engineering) support for parts under development that utilize additive manufacturing

  • Make cross-product linkages, leveraging additive expertise to provide insights on current and potential additive components

  • Partner with design engineering, Supply Chain, and GE Additive to develop materials and their associated additive manufacturing processes in order to advance design technology and reduce cost

  • Recommend approaches to the design team utilizing current best practices to influence CTQ (Critical to Quality) identification and improve designs, taking advantage of additive and the specific traits of the materials under development

  • Proactively identify lessons learned and best practices and ensure appropriate documentation

  • Provide consultation and share expertise with colleagues also developing additive technologies

  • Communicate significant developments with leadership and consult on technical roadmap development

  • Provide input on impact of proposed manufacturing or design changes, as requested

In this role, you will gain or build:

  • Systems thinking through the broader integration of design, materials science, manufacturing, and quality

  • Technical understanding of GE’s most advanced manufacturing technology

  • Cross-division and cross-business collaboration skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science or closely-related Engineering field from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a materials science engineering position


  • This role requires use of technical data subject to U.S. Government contract restrictions and this posting is only for U.S. Citizens. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance

Desired Characteristics:

  • 10 years of experience in a materials science experience, with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in addition to any academic experience

  • Experience leading or supporting a TRL (Technical Readiness Level) development program

  • Experience with additively manufactured materials, particularly DMLM

  • Experience with titanium and/or aluminum-based aerospace alloys

  • Experience with nickel and/or cobalt-based aerospace alloys

  • Advanced degree in Materials Science or related Engineering field from an accredited college or university

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to guide and influence others, especially those not in a direct reporting position

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About Us:

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in

research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re

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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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 Locations:United States;Ohio;Evendale;