General Electric Lube System Engineer in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Role Summary:

Lube System Engineer will be involved in Thermal System Design into the product development early phases which is a key factor for granting the correct support to the business and customer.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will :

  • Contribute actively to studies and calculations devoted to get the best detailed thermal and fluid-dynamic secondary system design of new generation aeroengines and new generation of M&I .

  • Targets, in terms of cycle efficiency, weight and cost, are continuously raising and need great efforts to assure required goals.

  • Collecting and giving feedback to partner/customer is one of our main missions, to improve the level of details of the “thermal & secondary flows” analytical assessment could impact on ability to reduce the design margins with a possible beneficial impact on product cost, life, performance and maintenance;

  • Enhance of new/next generation engine architectures targets of efficiency and weight

  • Improve the accuracy of lube system design tools to achieve more challenging performance, weight, envelope, maintainability goals

  • Full develop, validate and introduce new technologies, design tools and methodologies.

  • In particular you will:

  • Support the design/validation/certification of engine oil system in the new product introduction process: definition of oil system needs, network design and simulation, accessories and system integration, test plan definition

  • Contribute to the development of numerical simulation techniques for engine lube system and secondary system two-phase flows

  • Contribute to validation of the numerical methods by definition and design of proper vehicles and rigs and experiments

  • Coordinate numerical and experimental activities with partners and suppliers

  • Derive simplified models and correlations to be applied in the concept design phase and implement the developed numerical method in the design system.


  • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical/Energetic Engineering from an accredited university

  • Capability to identify the best solution according to different targets of the problem

  • Experience in fluid dynamics and knowledge of main computational fluid dynamic tools

  • Attitude and capability to perform system level analyses

  • Knowledge of 1D fluid network

  • Fluency in English language, both written and oral

  • Good knowledge of Windows based tools

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong technical attitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Problem Solver attitude

  • Solid interpersonal communication and leadership skills

  • EU Work Permit.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in fluid dynamics numerical simulation techniques, in particular to study multi-phase flows (e.g. Volume Of Fluid and/or Particle Transport Modeling)

  • Solid interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Passionate, curious and enthusiastic for engineering challenges

  • Team worker.

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Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino