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General Electric Lead Mechanical Design Engineer – High Pressure Turbine Airfoils in West Chester, Ohio

Job Description Summary

As a member of the High Pressure Turbine Mechanical Design team, you will help deliver solutions for small and large GE turbofan commercial engines, including LEAP, actively flying around the globe. In this role, you will design and assess rotating part hardware while supporting manufacturing, active flying fleet, and on-going engine testing. You will be responsible for coordinating and executing new product introduction or product improvements.

Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. 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

As the Mechanical Design Engineer, you will:

  • With guidance, execute and conduct design, analysis, and evaluation per engineering standards and procedures to meet the product requirements

  • Work collaboratively with engineers from heat transfer, adjacent hardware, engine performance and system integration

  • Collaborate with new make manufacturing shops & repair shops on hardware

  • Recommend approaches to meet the technical and program requirements

  • Formulate, defend, and implement plans that achieve schedules

  • Develop action plans and respond to problems

  • Present key technical presentation to product stakeholders

  • Complete documentation of technical data for the assigned projects

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Aerospace, or closely related field of Engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years of aerospace or mechanical engineering experience in design

Desired Characteristics

  • Degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering related to product design

  • Prior experience in product design, mechanical design, or related field

  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems.

  • Experience with mechanical design analytical software and computer code.

  • Effective in contributing in a structured, cross functional teamwork environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; established project management skills.

  • Fundamental understanding of turbine system design.


  • To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

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 requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes