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General Electric Lead Design Engineer - GE Additive in West Chester, Ohio

Role Summary:

The Lead Design Engineer role will be focused on additive design consulting and helping customers find the right additive applications. This may entail training, designing, co-creation or physical prototyping.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Lead Design Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals / programs / processes for an area or business segment. Has the experience or expertise to solve problems. Ability to develop and execute objectives for self and others. The Lead Design Engineer role has the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

In addition, as the Lead Design Engineer, you will :

  • 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 or review 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 Qualifications/Requirements:

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

  • A minimum ot 3 years of engineering experience in aerospace, transportation, medical, power, renewable energy, oil & gas, or other technical technical industry ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job openin

  • Ability to travel up to 25% for the first six months with the possibility of a reduction to 25% travel thereafter Desired Characteristics:

  • A minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in aerospace, transportation, medical, power, renewable energy, oil & gas, or other technical industry

  • Additive design or manufacturing experience a plus, but not required

  • 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

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

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact GE at is one of the largest employers in the U.S., with its global headquarters based in Fairfield, CT and 134,000 U.S. employees as of the end of 2012. Our facilities range from Thomas Edison’s original factory in Schenectady, New York, where over a thousand employees work today to build the latest generation of steam turbines and generators, to a GE Aviation plant in Durham, North Carolina, where hundreds of employees will make fuel-efficient, advanced technology jet engines. These locations exemplify an industrial renaissance that is happening in the U.S., driven by advanced manufacturing techniques, ground-up innovation, supporting thousands of new jobs, and making products for export. Want to be part of the renaissance? Join us today. To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. Learn More about GE Working for GE Aviation is exciting & challenging. Come see what you are missing! at 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; Ohio; West ChesterGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.