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General Electric Lead Design Engineer - Composite Components in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

Are you ready to elevate your future? At GE Aerospace, we are advancing aviation technologies for today and tomorrow. Your work will contribute to the production of advanced jet engines, components, and integrated systems that power commercial and military aircraft. You’ll be part of a team that embraces your drive, your curiosity, and your unique ideas and perspectives. You’ll learn and achieve as part of an on-going LEAN transformation. And, most importantly, you’ll share in our pride and purpose that affects the lives of millions around the world.

This role is for a composites design engineer, who will own composite fan components such as the fan platform, and flow-path spacer for the GE90 engine. In this role you will be accountable for all design aspects of assigned hardware, working within the module team to execute projects to meet business goals and company objectives. In addition to working alongside the GE engineering team, this role will interface with repair shops, providing necessary support to meet fielded engine repair timelines. The role has some autonomy, but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

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

  • Work with module lead and product service engineering lead to coordinate work scope and priority of assigned work

  • Interface with suppliers and repair shops to collect necessary information to provide sufficient engineering justifications for deviations and quality issues

  • Work with repair engineering team as necessary to develop and define repairs for fielded hardware

  • Compile and present technical information to program leadership on key projects and issues

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of assigned hardware and composite discipline. Uses prior experience and acquired technical expertise to execute policy/strategy.

  • Develop in-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the program

  • Uses some level of judgment and has ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters but with guidance. Uses prior experience and on-the-job training to solve straightforward tasks. Has access to technical skills and analytic thinking required to solve problems. May use multiple internal sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.

  • This is an individual contributor role, requiring proven interpersonal skills and ability to give informal guidance to new team members

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited university

  • Minimum 3 years experience in an engineering position

  • Prior experience working with composite materials

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Ability to document, plan, and execute projects

  • Basic project management skills

This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

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