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Lead Engineer - Structural Analysis

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 3:20:19 PM
  • 2830583
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States ; Maryland; Baltimore


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Role Summary:
The Lead Engineer - MRB and Repairs Structural Analysis will support a small team of repair engineers and structural analysts providing technical leadership and managing day to day delivery of project requirements. You will collaborate closely with design and program teams as well as other technical leads within the MRB and Repairs group, contributing to the delivery of both sustaining and major new NPI programs.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will :



  • Provide leadership and technical direction to a team for MRB and Field Repairs across both sustaining and NPI Programs
  • Be the MRB and Repairs analysis lead in the program / project- provide interim reports to customer and modify plan as required
  • Effectively communicate with the customer or program manager to assure a quality product is delivered
  • Be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy
  • Interface with external organizations and supporting functions, and directs / coordinates the efforts of project team members in order to accomplish overall goals
  • Facilitate interaction of staff members with each other and external organizations
  • Coordinate, direct, and coach the activities of project team members
  • Provide input on other individual contributor performance, training, and development needs

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical or aeronautical engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as an aircraft MRB / Repairs stress engineer with analysis of aircraft structures using a range of standard hand calculation and computational methods

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Advanced Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Educational training in structural analysis fundamentals
  • Industrial experience to apply finite element analysis results and classical hand analysis approaches to composite structures
  • Aerospace experience with the FE tools such as PATRAN / NASTRAN, ANSYS, HYPERMESH, and / or ABAQUS
  • Ability to assess structural problems under pressure and to work with other team members
  • Ability to confidently undertake aircraft stress calculations, and produce clear, concise reports and other documentation, of appropriate quality
  • Technical writing capability in support of engineering documentation activities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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    Locations: United States ; Maryland; Baltimore

    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.

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