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General Electric ATC Additive CAD & Process Modeling Engineer in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

This position is the for the additive CAD engineer role at GE Aviation's Additive Technology Center. The role operates as a design team member providing definition of 3D printed components that meet customer, partner and program needs. In this role you will work with engineering, supply chain and other business functional teams to deliver complex aircraft engine designs. The Lead Designer will utilize their expertise to mentor and train team members while participating in section, department and business wide continuous improvement and simplification initiatives.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • The ATC Additive CAD Engineer will be responsible for the execution of assigned tasks and projects.

  • This individual will be self-directed working within defined parameters and work plans to meet day-to-day and short-term objectives of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

  • Utilize engineering and design experience or expertise to solve problems and advance the state of the art of additive manufacturing technology.

  • Lead key technical initiatives with engineering ownership, project planning and on time delivery to the customer.

  • Create definition of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 2D cross sections, 2D drawings, 3D reusable models in a linked model environment, tolerance stack-ups, change is design co- authoring and various other electronic data formats to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, tooling, quality and inspection within expected cost, quality and schedule

  • Work with engineering and supply chain partners to determine dimensional constraints and geometric tolerances required for proper clearances and fits while maximizing manufacturing producibility

  • Ensure all interfaces between components are established and agreed upon by Engineering design teams of mating parts and engine systems

  • Save applicable models to the Digital Engine then maintain and support up to date digital engine builds

  • Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local decision making and autonomy

  • Export tag applicable definition created by self and responsible purchased services based on jurisdiction and exportability classifications

  • Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies &; Procedures, Engineering Standards, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards, and special security requirements

  • Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area

  • Stay current with industry developments in one’s field of expertise

  • Work on government secured program with varying ranges of security clearance

  • Adhere to special security requirements and those pertaining to the special access environment

  • Provide direction to the organization to meet its security obligations

  • Concurrently manage multiple projects to ensure program cost, quality and schedule requirements are met

  • Participate in short and long-term team, section and / or business goals focused on continuous improvement and simplification

  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma principles to drive improvements to current business products and processes

  • Create design of experiments(DOE) and collaborate with process focals to run trials to validate accuracy of simulation and compensation tools.

  • Provide technical leadership for team members in the form of training, mentoring, talent development, and work verification

  • Defines and executes technology maturation programs to deliver industrialized additive simulation and compensation modeling capability.

  • Work with a cross functional, multinational team to advance and define the state of the art in additive manufacturing simulation, analysis and compensation tools.

Required Qualifications

  • This role requires advanced experience in the Engineering/Technology & Product Definition of Additive Manufactured components and finite element modeling. A minimum of 5 years of experience with finite element modeling and a strong understanding of CAD and 3d modeling.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Well-versed in multiple physics-based simulation software packages to support DMLM simulation (ANSYS, Netfabb, GeonX, Simufact, Procast)

  • Experience troubleshooting and refining complex models to accurately mesh and simulate transient and steady state physics based problems

Desired Characteristics

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

  • Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

  • Experience in CAD working with Unigraphics NX

  • Experience in ANSYS, Netfabb, GeonX, Simufact, and/or Procast

  • Familiarity with EOSPRINT, Concept Laser WRX, sli, stl, cli files

  • Familiarity with DMLM printing machines

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: Yes