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Externals Engineering Staff Designer - GE Additive

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:26:00 PM
  • 2924583
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Additive
Location(s): United States; Ohio; West Chester

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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.

Role Summary:
GE Additive is offering machines, materials and engineering services as a new P&L within GE. This posting is specific to the engineering services team.This team 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 Externals Engineering Staff Designer operates as a design team member providing definition of responsible module deliverables that meet customer, partner and program needs. In this role you will work with engineering, supply chain and other business functional teams to deliver complex aircraft engine designs. The Senior Designer will utilize their expertise to mentor and train team members while participating in and leading business wide continuous improvement and simplification initiatives.

GE Additive is a great opportunity to learn other businesses and industries and grow your network. The initial focus of GE Additive is building internal proof points with the possibility for external customer projects in the future. Join our team to help grow Additive adoption and use within the industry.

In addition you will :

  • Create definition of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 3D reusable models in a linked model environment, tolerance stack-ups and various other electronic data formats to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, tooling, quality and inspection within expected cost, quality and schedule
  • Works with engineering and supply chain partners to determine dimensional constraints and geometric tolerances required for proper clearances and fits while maximizing manufacturing producibility
  • Ensure all interfaces between components are established and agreed upon by Engineering design teams of mating parts and systems
  • Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local decision making and autonomy
  • Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies & Procedures, Engineering Standards, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards, and special security requirements as required
  • Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area
  • Stays current with industry developments in one’s field of expertise
  • Concurrently manage multiple projects to ensure program cost, quality and schedule requirements are met
  • Provide technical leadership for team members in the form of training, mentoring, talent development, and work verification
  • Manages the operational excellence of their assigned program and team members (i.e. metrics, partner interaction, OTD, FTY and cost)
  • Active participant and leader in short and long-term team, section and / or business goals focused on continuous improvement and simplification
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma principles to drive improvements to current business products and processes
  • Utilizes expertise in Engineering processes (i.e. CPD, Tollgates, etc.) to forecast issues and ensure team productivity
  • Provides overall technical and administrative oversight for applicable module, systems and program cross functional integration

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college (OR an Associates Degree in MET, Engineering Graphics, Drafting Technology with college level mathematics and minimum of 10 years of design drafting experience, OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 15 years of design drafting experience)
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the design of mechanical components and systems in aerospace, automotive, transportation, medical or other technical industry


    Ability to travel up to 50% for the first six months with the possibility of a reduction to 25% travel thereafter

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Additive design or manufacturing experience a plus but not required
  • Systems level design experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, proven leadership skills and a positive energy
  • Expert knowledge of computer aided design (CAD), preferably in Siemens NX
  • Expert understanding of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) and manufacturing processes
  • Expert understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing as it relates to individual parts and overall assemblies (ANSI Y14.5)
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Non-traditional thinkers and the ability to apply non-traditional approach to design

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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    Locations: United States; Ohio; West Chester

    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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