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General Electric Staff Engineer – Advanced Programs Military Jet Engine Mechanical Design in Evendale, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Advanced Programs section is responsible for the design, integration, testing, and support of advanced technologies for new and derivative engine concepts. Technology focus areas include military inlet & exhaust systems, integrated propulsion power & thermal management systems, advanced material systems, and other breakthrough component and system technologies to support the future of military flight.

The Staff Engineer will help define the mechanical design and development of GE’s Edison Works new product offerings. Responsibilities will include developing conceptual architectures & trades with the intent to drive future test and qualification of assigned hardware. As a Staff Engineer, you will own key design metrics & guide design efforts in concert with experienced team leads & technical experts in a mission-based team environment. Ownership of the planning and execution of cross-functional projects & studies will develop through the maturation of the design.

Teams in the Advanced Programs space are fueled by a passion for aviation and a sense of purpose to support our military customers. We solve hard problems by pulling concepts from the science & technology realm into the world of applied engineering. Whether it’s composites design, aeromechanics, additive manufacturing, manufacturing support or test - this role is a guaranteed opportunity to grow your skillset. The harder the problem the harder we push, building on a legacy of engineering excellence to invent the future of flight.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements. This work will focus on mechanical engineering but may include elements across materials/electrical/aerothermal engineering for jet engine applications

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development, and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 6 years of experience in Engineering.)

  • Must have or have the ability to obtain a US Government Security Clearance at the Secret level.

  • Due to security requirements this position requires a full-time in the office schedule

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Physics from an accredited university or college

  • Experience with engine/aircraft integration, engine component/systems design, engine performance, engine controls, and vehicle power/thermal systems

  • Experience with engine/aircraft maintainability and reliability

  • Experience with design quality assurance

  • Demonstrated success Mentoring less-experienced colleagues to develop technical acumen and leadership

  • Experience working with DoD customer and processes

  • Experience working in DoD EVM projects

  • Strong track record of ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence

  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes