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Lead engineer within the turbomachinery/Turbines department

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 4:00:27 PM
  • 2178761
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): Czech Republic ; Praha

About Us:
GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation (BGA) Turboprops is a recognized leader in the design, development and manufacture of turboprop engines. With more than 1,600 turboprops in service and more than 17 million flight hours to date, BGA Turboprop engines have a proven record of performance and reliability in extreme conditions. BGA Turboprops is an integral part of GE Aviation’s legacy of more than a century of turboprop and turboshaft engine manufacture, which includes more than 16,000 engines currently in service and more than 87 million flight hours to date. Learn more about us at

Role Summary:
Turbomachinery design team is responsible for Compressor, Combustor and Turbine modules of M601 and H80 engines. Responsibilities involve component/module design and definition, manufacturing and field support. Design team cooperates with other functions to assure product definition meets all related requirements, including stress, life, material, performance, producibility and maintenance.

Essential Responsibilities:
Lead engineer within the turbomachinery demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. Specific tasks may include but are not limited to:
  • Provide leadership and technical direction to a small team for a specific program / project to meet specific objectives
  • Establish the technical requirements, objectives, timing, resources and funding required and assuring conformance to standards and specifications
  • Manage the program / project, provide technical guidance and mentoring as necessary
  • Execute plans to achieve goals, effectively communicating results to the customer and document the results

  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in Engineering , Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Significant proven experience in an engineering position

Desired Characteristics:
  • Project management and team organization experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Comprehensive program management skills
  • Ability to influence others and create cohesive groups
  • Good proficiency in English

Locations: Czech Republic ; Praha

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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