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General Electric Design Engineer Mechanical Component - Hybrid in Istanbul, Turkey

Job Description Summary

GE Aviation is offering the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and applications, specializing in aircraft engine design and analysis, in a technology base. Our location, Gebze Turkey Technology Center (TTC) in Kocaeli, is one of GE Aviation's nine engineering centers throughout the world, supporting aviation-related R&D and innovation projects that expand with new investments. Our campus is in Gebze, Kocaeli.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • With the guidance of experienced engineers, provide design ownership for assigned hardware including the engineering support of manufacturing and field issues as well as the technical interface with other functions.

  • Provide engineering support for GE Aviation engine hardware.

  • Conduct stress and life analyses in support of: engine certifications and qualifications, design optimization to meet life goals, failure investigations and test capability assessment of engine hardware

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE Aviation Engineering customers.

  • Document technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Graduated from Mechanical, Aeronautical or Metallurgical Engineering Departments of universities (post graduate degree is a plus)

  • Preferably 1-3 years of experience in a design role. Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS or other commercial FEA software is a plus

  • Good knowledge of fundamental mechanical design concepts, mechanics of materials, design hand calculations

  • Have strong engineering outlook, hands-on engineering foundation and eager to learn

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Analytical thinking skills

  • Familiarity with CAD software (Unigraphics or other commercial CAD software)

  • Computer proficiency and familiarity with design, test and analysis tools

  • Preferably experience in areas such as aviation, gas turbine or internal combustion engine design and analysis

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally.

  • Proven self-starter and independent worker who can work with and/or lead cross-functional teams

  • Strong interpersonal skills, which enable a learning approach to problem resolution

  • Ability to perform multi-task assignments effectively

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

GE Aviation Turkey offers you the following:

  • Strong inclusive and diverse company culture

  • Being part of dynamic team

  • Hybrid working opportunity

  • Flexible working hours

  • Flexible benefit plan

  • Enhanced paternity leave

  • Health insurance with wide coverage including spouse and children

  • Fitness Benefit

  • Life Assurance

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No