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General Electric Advanced Lead Engineer - Fan Aero Dynamics (m/f/d) in Garching, Germany

Job Description Summary

GE Aerospace is a world’s leading manufacturer and servicer of jet and turboprop engines, components providing integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation. There's a place in Munich where innovations for jet engines and digital solutions for airlines take flight, a technology hub for GE Aerospace in Europe and for Universities as well.

Inside the Eurozone, GE Aerospace's 12,500 people are spread across 17 production sites. As far-flung as the various operations are, they are in constant contact, exchanging information and building on shared knowledge. And one of the central hubs is the Advanced Aviation Technology Center of Excellence in Munich.

The Advanced Lead Engineer is a technical expert in the field of aircraft engines fan aerodynamics, responsible for leading design activities for new products introduction and technology maturation programs in support of the RISE program.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Aerodynamic design and analysis of advanced fan and high-pressure compressor configurations.

  • Coordination of aero design with other technical disciplines, with understanding of module level issues.

  • Manage resources assigned to the project, prioritize activities to deliver program objectives on time, while meeting cost and quality requirements.

  • Manage and drive aero technology research activities targeting next-generation turbine applications.

  • Plan, prepare and lead external funding proposals (national and EU) to advance the state of the art of aerodynamic turbine technology.

  • Participating in and leading technical reviews and supporting design best practices.

  • Participating in problem solving and innovation initiatives.

  • Identifying improvement opportunities in digital processes and tools.


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering (or equivalent degree) with additional 8+ years of academic/industrial experience in the field of turbomachinery aerodynamics.

  • Proven track record in delivering on complex programs and ability to lead cross-functional global team in multi-cultural environments.

  • Strong understanding of Lean and Six-Sigma principles.

  • Good understanding of the physics and principles associated with turbomachinery aerodynamic design.

  • Hands-on experience in computational fluid dynamics modeling, design optimization, digital and data analytics.

  • Demonstrated ability to advance the technology state of the art and ability to generate innovate solutions.

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to communicate at a variety of levels, from detailed design reviews to high-level leadership reviews.

  • Fluency in English

Desired Characteristics :

  • PhD in aerodynamics

  • Experience in scale and full-scale testing, including test planning, instrumentation, test conduct and data analysis

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships. Passion for technical excellence and technology advancement. Able to self-manage work-load across several activities. Self–directed and motivated

  • German language


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes