GE Jobs

Mobile GE Logo

Job Information

General Electric Helicopter Complex Rotating Parts Design Engineer in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Job Description Summary

Avio Aero is reinforcing the focus to excellence in aeronautical Mechanical Transmissions for Helicopter’s and VTOL applications, offering distinctive solutions and systems to Helicopter’s OEM.

In this spirit and in the frame of a new NPI program launched to design, develop and manufacture, in close collaboration with the Customer, the complete Rotor Drive System of a heavy helicopter, we are looking for a talented and experienced design engineer, expected to perform and coordinate design activities related to complex helos rotating parts\sub-system:

  • masts, hubs, rotating controls, composite components

  • tail rotor drive shafts system (TRDS)

  • engine-MGB link system (high speed input shaft system)

The Helicopter Complex Rotating Parts Design Engineer utilizes expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide and strengthen technical knowledge on complex rotating components of helos mechanical transmission (masts, hubs, rotating controls, composite components)

  • Coordinate and review design activities related to TRDS and input shaft system

  • Contribute to design sub-system and components identifying alternatives, agreeing upon design CTQs, scoring and down-selecting optimal solution to achieve product performance/cost/weight.

  • Capture system requirements, flow-down to components definition identifying relevant validation needs

  • Contribute to issue the technical documents relative to the components\sub-system design according to engineering policies and procedures (presentations as well as analysis reports)

  • Contribute to and participate as a presenter in technical and program reviews

  • Support source technological substantiation and non-conformances assessments (MRB)

  • Support activities related to development findings, components performance and investigations (test requests, test data postprocess, laboratories investigation)

  • Contribute to product development and certification identifying relevant validation needs and providing technical substantiation according to company policies and procedures and Regulatory Agencies requests


  • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university or demonstrated experience in Mechanical Design of complex aeronautical gearbox components

  • Proven knowledge on complex rotating components of helos mechanical transmission (masts, hubs, rotating controls, composite components)

  • Knowledge of aeronautical power gearbox technical requirements, design solutions, technologies

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes for rotating components (masts, shafts, hubs, rotating controls, composite)

  • Previous experience in mechanical design of complex products and New Product Introduction process

  • Experience with CAD tools (e.g. Unigraphics NX) and CAE tools (e.g. Ansys, Nastran)

  • Clear thinking, diligent approach, target oriented

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Team working and inclusiveness proven capabilities

  • English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral

  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics

  • Previous experiences in multicultural environment, preferable previous international experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Avio Aero is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be 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 or disability . We are not all the same. Just Be yourself @ Avio Aero

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No