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General Electric Senior Staff Engineer - Mechanical Component in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

This design leader will contribute to the design and development of products, solutions, and systems for the cold section of low bypass turbofan engines. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components as well as support of new product offerings. Impacts quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the broader cold section team. Has significant input into team priorities and resource allocation, working with the Cold Section Manager to develop and implement strategies for broader team execution. The role will have design ownership of the fan and compressor modules of the engine as a whole and has high autonomy, requiring high levels of operational and technical judgment.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Cold Section fan and compressor module ownership and responsibility for all F404 programs and engine variants

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements.

  • This work focuses on mechanical design engineering and module leadership and strategy.

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.

  • Uses strong judgment to make decisions or solve highly complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology, or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions.

  • Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Will lead projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

  • Will work closely with the Project and Systems team as the design leader to ensure efficient execution of projects support product safety, quality, delivery, and cost.

  • Provide input to the Cold Section Manager for team needs and overall execution strategy and technical roadmap.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an engineering position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to guide and influence others.

  • Demonstrated process orientation in approach to work.

  • A high competency in matrixed organization

  • Demonstrated ability in critical thinking and complex problem solving.

  • Prior experience working with tubomachinery hardware and projects

  • Prior experience leading and working with both US and global teams

  • Prior experience working on military programs

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . 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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No