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General Electric Compressor Aero Lead Engineer (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.

As a technical expert in the field of compressor aerodynamics, will be responsible for leading and supporting turbomachinery aero design, analysis and validation activities for new products introduction and technology maturation programs.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead aerodynamic design, testing and analysis of novel compressor configurations, including axial and centrifugal designs.

  • Coordinate aero design with other technical disciplines, with understanding of engine integration at system level.

  • Manage and drive research and technology activities targeting next-generation applications, including planning of external funding proposals.

  • Participate in and lead technical reviews, support design best practices interfacing with the global GE Aviation engineering team.

  • Participate in problem solving and innovation initiatives.

  • Identify improvement opportunities and apply Lean tools to remove waste.

Required Qualifications

  • Master degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with substantive level of experience in the field of turbomachinery aerodynamics.

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

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

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

  • Fluency in English.

Desired Characteristics

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

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

  • Self-directed, highly motivated, able to manage work-load across several activities.

  • Quick leaner, flexible attitude, exceptional communication skills.

  • Keen listener, proven facilitation and collaboration skills.

  • Passion for technical excellence and technology advancement.

  • German language.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes