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Stress Design Lead Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 8:18:29 PM
  • 2580154
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
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Location(s): Czech Republic ; Prague

About Us:
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. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. 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.

Role Summary:
Stress/Strength and Life Analysis team is responsible for assuring that engine meets all stress, vibration and life requirements imposed by technical specifications, design practices and certification requirements. Team participates in projects and provides support to other functions in Engineering Department including Design, Systems and Chief Engineering Organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Execution of assigned projects in areas related to design, manufacture, test, certification and field support of aircraft engines,
  • Heat transfer, stress and life analysis of assigned components, using FEM (Finite Element Method) and other methods,
  • Support for engine certification programs, including preparation of Certification Reports to demonstrate product compliance with EASA CS-E requirements,
  • Development of test plans to measure stress, vibration and temperature, oversight of the test plans execution and post test data analysis,
  • Evaluation of manufacturing nonconformance, and design change proposals, having influence on strength of components,
  • Preparation of technical presentations and reports, documentation of work,
  • Communication and presentation of the results to project manager and technical team,
  • Active cooperation and coordination on projects with other R&D teams and departments.

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related disciplines (or equivalent in knowledge/experience),
  • Experience in CAD and FEM tools, preferred familiarity with ANSYS Workbench,
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, team worker,
  • Problem solving skills and self-motivation,
  • Good proficiency in English language.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams,
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact,
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously,
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills,
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.

Locations: Czech Republic ; Prague

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