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Engine Test Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:44:38 PM
  • 2886583
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Czech Republic; Prague

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
Engine Test Engineer will be responsible for one or more test engines (depending on test complexity) during new Advanced Turboprop Engine (ATP) test program. You will author test plans to meet government and engineering requirements, ensure test vehicles are appropriately assembled and test facilities properly equipped, schedule to test on time, and report results for first time yield.

Essential Responsibilities:
Position is open within the ATP Certification & Test team located at GE Aviation Czech in Prague, in close contact to the test facilities. You will work with global and on-site certification, design, assembly, instrumentation and test teams. In your role you will:

· Manage test design reviews,
· Write engine and rig test plans for R&D and certification test,
· Develop test engine configuration,
· Develop and coordinate the top level engine instrumentation layout and instrumentation plan,
· Cooperate with instrumentation team and hardware owners,
· Specify test conduct requirements and review test-enabling hardware design and preparation,
· Manage engine status during each phase (preparation, instrumentation, assembly, test, disassembly and teardown/layout),
· Organize test witnessing, perform general oversight of testing and ensure proper documentation,
· Manage post test data distribution,
· Write certification test reports for the FAA and EASA,
· Create clear, concise and accurate engineering documentation using MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint,
· Analyze test statuses, risks, problems and solutions and communicate regularly to management,
· Assist in planning and cross-team coordination with various project groups.

· Bachelor/Master's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, etc.) from an accredited college or university (or equivalent in knowledge/experience) with proven experience in a testing or engineering position,
· Experience with leading engine/components tests of aerospace or industrial products,
· Solid project leadership skills,
· Strong problem solving skills,
· Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix environment,
· Strong communication and presentation skills,
· Detailed knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint,
· Fluent communication in English is a must,
· Willingness and ability to travel 20% of the time, both locally and internationally.

Desired Characteristics:
· Experience with GE test procedures,
· Experience with instrumentation techniques,
· Experience with FAA 14 CFR Part 33 and EASA CS-E regulations.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the EU are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available.

Locations: Czech Republic; Prague
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