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General Electric Advanced Lead Engineer in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

GE Additive – part of GE (NYSE: GE) is a world leader in metal additive design and manufacturing, a pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses. Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines, and quality powders, we empower our customers to build innovative new products. Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes, and help change the world for the better.

GE Additive includes additive machine brands Concept Laser and Arcam EBM, along with additive powder supplier AP&C. At GE Additive, we continue to work every day to bring the transformative power of advanced manufacturing to businesses around the globe. Through our own extensive experience incorporating additive technologies into our production process, we recognize the value and possibilities it brings to modern design and manufacturing challenges.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with customers in an external facing consulting role by aiding them in all phases of their additive journey. Activities include delivering training, part identification, designing parts for additive manufacturing, support generation, disruptive design, distortion modeling, etc. for metal additive manufacturing considering DMLM, EBM and/or Binder Jet modalities.

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

  • Provide technical leadership to personnel / cross functional teams supporting the assigned project

  • Implement plans with guidance to meet technical requirements of assigned components and systems

  • Develop action plans with guidance to respond to issues / problems

  • Lead or participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

  • Recommend, with guidance, the approach to meet the technical and program requirements

  • Participate and present in technical and program reviews

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • A minimum of 6 years of engineering experience in aerospace, transportation, medical, power, renewable energy, oil & gas, or other technical industry

  • Ability to travel globally up to 25%

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with additive manufacturing technologies and design for additive

  • External customer consulting experience

  • Strong working knowledge of one or more CAD systems, e.g. NX, CREO, CATIA

  • Experience with mechanical and thermal simulation tools, e.g. ANSYS, Hypermesh, CFD

  • Ability to function in an early business/startup atmosphere in a multifunction, global team

  • Non-traditional thinkers and the ability to provide a non-traditional approach to mechanical design

  • Capability to work in a broad range of work from conceptual to detailed design

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong technical aptitude related to components and systems of increasing complexity

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No