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General Electric Engineer - Combustion Design in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Combustion Design Engineer will report to Combustion Aerodynamics Manager and be responsible for supporting design and development of GE Aviation's next generation combustion technologies.

Job Description

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting design, development, and validation of aviation gas turbine combustion system. Specifically, supporting development rig and engine test campaigns, encompassing planning, monitoring, data reduction and documentation. You will utilize your test experience or technical expertise to solve problems, help develop & execute mitigations, and capture lessons learned for future campaigns. These skills will be applied to new product introduction (NPI) as well as sustaining programs.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Execute, with guidance from senior engineering resources, aerodynamic analysis, design, test, and integration functions required to define and support assigned components, assemblies, and systems that meet business standards and program / product requirements

  • Prepare and present technical information to internal customers

  • Perform computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis including geometry modification & meshing

  • Use and develop in-house engineering tools to perform aerodynamic evaluations

  • Set up and execute test programs achieving test objectives within schedule and budget guidelines

  • Document and communicate aero design, analysis, and test data results

  • Share engineering information, lessons learned, and promote open dialogue

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

  • Basic understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work. Good understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

  • Individual contributor role with proven interpersonal skills

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited university or college (or high school diploma/GED with 6 years' experience in disciplinary engineering and science).

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university with focus on aerodynamics, combustion, or controls

  • Experience in engine or aircraft aerodynamic design, CFD, or test support

  • Demonstrated passion for the aviation industry

  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and system

  • Flexible & friendly approach to working in teams – both domestic and global

  • Interest in being a self-starter with an eye towards problem solving and driving solutions

  • Highly motivated, passionate, and exceptional communication skills

  • Proven facilitation and collaboration skills

  • Keen listener and innate drive to succeed

  • Matlab and Python proficiency

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes