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

Job Description Summary

As a technical expert in the field of compressor aerodynamics, the Lead Engineer will report to the Munich site Senior Engineer Manager for Turbomachinery and will be responsible for leading and supporting aero design, analysis and validation activities for new products introduction and technology maturation programs.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead aerodynamic design, testing and analysis of novel compressor configurations, specifically in the context of GE Aviation RISE technology maturation and demonstration program.

  • 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.


  • 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