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Engineer - Product Definition

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/12/2017 3:01:06 PM
  • 2824740
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United States ; Illinois; Loves Park


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Role Summary:
The Product Definition Engineer 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 while building your expertise in hardware and systems definition.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Create definition of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 2D cross sections, 2D drawings, 3D reusable models in a linked model environment, tolerance stack-ups, change is design co-authoring 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 engine systems
  • Save applicable models to the Digital Engine then maintain and support up to date digital engine builds
  • Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local decision making and autonomy
  • Export tag applicable definition created by self and responsible purchased services based on jurisdiction and exportability classifications
  • Effectively utilize purchased service team members by preparing and sending work packages containing tagged hardware, definition of work scope, proper funding and due dates while monitoring progress and quality levels
  • Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies & Procedures, Engineering Standards, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards, and special security requirements
  • Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area
  • Stays current with industry developments in one’s field of expertise
  • Ability to work on government secured program with varying ranges of security clearance
  • Adherence to special security requirements and those pertaining to the special access environment
  • Provide direction to the organization to meet its security obligations
  • Concurrently manage multiple projects to ensure program cost, quality and schedule requirements are met

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of IT, engineering, scientific or other technical experience)
  • Minimum of 1-2 Years of experience in Engineering

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiarity with CAD systems; preferably SolidWorks
  • Familiarity with document control systems, preferably Windchill
  • Proficiency with programming preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • 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

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    Locations: United States ; Illinois; Loves Park

    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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