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Military LCE - Mechanical Design Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:24:15 PM
  • 2787777
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy ; Brindisi

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Role Summary:
Design modifications to components and assemblies related to gas turbine engines in service.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role you will:

  • Concur to the concept definition of the modifications required to improve gas turbine engine components and assemblies in order to fulfill either Customer or Company requirements
  • Lead the design process for the modifications, being accountable for the selection of the right tools and identification of the resources needed to fulfill the commitment
  • Issue the technical documents (i.e. drawings, specifications, schemes) relevant to the components and modules design
  • Prepare and sustain all the technical gates and reviews
  • Complete specific design tasks related to technical investigations on engines/components, in cooperation with the assigned team
  • Use the design tools: CAD as Unigraphics, and FEM /CAE as Nastran, Ansys and in-house SW’s
  • Build an expertise in gas turbine mechanical design
  • Proactively support and coordinate activities with manufacturing departments and Suppliers to implement product improvements (e.g. concurrent design, cost-out activities, non-conformances evaluation)


  • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university (bachelor degree will be considered based on level of experience)
  • Experience with CAD tools
  • Experience with FEM tools
  • Experience in mechanical design and coordination of design activities
  • Good English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral
  • PC proficiency
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in aeronautical mechanical gas turbine component or module design
  • Experience in cost and value engineering
  • Knowledge of aeronautical Certification rules, ie EASA Part 21, CS-E, FAR’s
  • Specific experience with Unigraphics CAD tool
  • Specific experience with Nastran or Ansys FEM tools
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Locations: Italy ; Brindisi

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