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General Electric Staff Engineer - Turbine Aerodynamics Technology Leader (m/f/d) in Garching, Germany

Job Description Summary

As a recognized technical expert in the field of turbine aerodynamics, the Staff Engineer will report to the Munich site Turbine Aerodynamics Manager and will be responsible to provide technical leadership and lead aerodynamics technology work-packages at engine module level, assuring compliance with the design execution quality requirements from the GE Aerospace Chief Engineer Office.

Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies. As a world-leading provider of jet engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft, our substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. We have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and sustainable flight and believe in our talented people to make it happen.

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. 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.

Job Description

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • As part of GE Aerospace's RISE program, lead aerodynamic design, testing and analysis of compact core high-pressure turbine (HPT) and low-pressure turbine (LPT) module designs, specifically in the context of the Open Fan technology maturation and demonstration programs.

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

  • Represent the aero team in the coordination with other technical disciplines, with understanding of engine integration at the system level.

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

  • Lead technical reviews, support design best practices interfacing with the global GE Aerospace 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 very significant level of industrial experience in the field of turbine aerodynamics.

  • Strong understanding of the physics and principles associated with turbomachinery 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.

We offer

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognizes the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. As a new joiner to GE Aerospace, we are pleased to be able to offer you the following in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs:

  • company pension plan,

  • supplemental health insurance,

  • long service awards, invalidity and death insurance,

  • holiday storage and fitness subsidy.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes