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Mechanical Design Engineer/ Gas Turbine Components

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:02:56 AM
  • 2825393
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): Croatia ; Karlovac


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
PL Engineering Centre of Excellence is looking for an Mechanical design engineer who seeks a technically challenging and exciting position and owns solid experience in mechanical design of gas turbine and compressor components, especially compressor blading.
This is an excellent opportunity to work in a friendly work environment within a dedicated team and collaborate with design, purchasing and shop/assembly teams on design projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Creation of manufacturing drawings, 3D CAD models, product structure and other relevant technical documentation (e.g. IFSI, IT plans, WI, TN,...)
  • Executes the design, evaluation or analysis of assigned GT components by using engineering principles and adhering to business standards, procedures, and specific product requirements
  • Support, root cause analyses (RCAs) and feedback loop on field experience into new products/product improvements/upgrades
  • Work closely with mechanical integrity and other design teams for successful project execution
  • Discussing and solving complex issues with manufacturing departments, suppliers or sub-contractors
  • Engineering disposition for Non-Conformance and Manufacturing change request
  • Support installed fleet by considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints
  • Research new materials and methods of development
  • Document and report results to component owners and leadership


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.
  • Good knowledge of 3D CAD system tools (e.g. CATIA, NX) and methods (e.g. Advanced Surf Design) to create models and drawings of products.
  • Experience in mechanical design & development of new products and upgrades
  • Good understanding of turbomachinery, ideally with experience with GT’s
  • Good understanding of design processes (e.g. reverse engineering) and principles (e.g. tolerance stack-up, design integration into engine)
  • Good understanding of manufacturing methods:
  • Conventional machining / Laser hole drilling
  • Precision casting
  • Additive manufacturing (e.g. selective laser melting (SLM), ...)
  • Coating processes (e.g. TBC, wear resistant, anti-oxidation, …)
  • Welding / brazing
  • Basic knowledge in physics/properties of material
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Structured and independent working style
  • IT skills
  • Flexibility and willing to travel if required


Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior working experience with GE/Alstom gas turbine technology
  • Familiar with PLM document management system
  • Familiarity with product data management tools (RPDM, VPDM, …)
  • Passion to contribute for innovative solutions, cost-out actions and process improvement
  • Decision making skills with strong customer focus
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills


Locations: Croatia ; Karlovac

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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