General Electric Senior Engineer Structural Analysis in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Role Summary:

As the Senior Engineer Structural Analysis, you will work in a global engineering team to continuously improve our analysis capabilities for FEA, TVA, MBS and 0/1D-system simulation as well as the entire development process.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Senior Engineer Structural Analysis, you will:

  • Provide technical consultation on the application of structural analysis tools to resolve product and customer issues, to meet the business priorities, throughout the DP business, across all platforms and functions

  • Lead and provide the key technical direction to large projects with critical business impact

  • Maintain an active role in developing and defining the state of the art analysis tools and processes to anticipate, apply, adapt or develop technologies for product introduction, quality, performance, cost improvements and problem resolution in meeting current and future business needs including adherence to schedules and estimated costs

  • Support other GE businesses, internal & external customers, and suppliers as required

  • Provide technical consultation to cross-functional teams throughout the business to improve or resolve manufacturing, product center, supplier, or field issues

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers using reports, records, and letters

  • Use knowledge and expertise to market winning proposals in anticipation of business product needs

  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect technology that gives the business a competitive advantage, as well as protecting the intellectual property rights of the company

  • Provide technical guidance, direction and training to new and experienced engineers, specialists, technicians and co-ops for the use of thermal-structural analysis of ICE engine components, MBS & TVA analysis, 0/1D-system simulation (valve & gear train, cooling & lubrication) and fatigue life assessment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in ICE development with a minimum of 3 of those years in a lead capacity including a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated significant experience in the analysis of the thermal-structural analysis of ICE engine components, MBS & TVA analysis, 0/1D-system simulation (valve & gear train, cooling & lubrication) and fatigue life assessment


  • Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time, including domestic and international

Desired Characteristics:

  • Profound knowledge on CAE analysis and software (ANSYS, ABAQUS, FE-Safe, FEMFAT, PISDYN, RINGPAK, GT-Suite, AVL-Excite, VEngine, Simpak)

  • Profound knowledge on thermal, structural and dynamic simulations including fatigue assessment of steel alloys, cast irons and aluminum alloys

  • Familiar with automated optimizations (i.e. shape, topology optimization, etc.)

  • High degree of self-reliance and flexibility, excellent teamwork and communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to document, plan, market and manage programs that further the knowledge, understanding and capability of the business

  • Problem analysis and resolution skills

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About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.