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Mechanical Transmission Design Lead Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/10/2017 4:50:58 AM
  • 3022855
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino

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Role Summary:
Avio Aero is reinforcing the focus to excellence in aeronautical Mechanical Transmissions (ie accessory drivetrains, turboprop reduction gearboxes, geared engines, helicopter reduction gearboxes, etc).
In this spirit, we are looking for a talented and experienced lead design engineer, expected to perform design, production and customer support activities within the Services Engineering organization, with particular focus to gearbox components and module design.

Essential Responsibilities:
The position is requiring important involvement into technical assessment and management of fielded products performance, and into production processes, through a deep collaboration with the Manufacturing and Supply Chain departments and activities aimed at improving product manufacturability and producibility.
In this role you will:

  • build technical knowledge expertise in aeronautical gearbox components and modules
  • use design tools: CAD as Unigraphics NX , and FEM CAE as Nastran, Ansys and in-house SW’s
  • support activities related to fielded products performance and investigations
  • proactively support and coordinate activities with other Company departments and Suppliers to implement product improvements (eg concurrent design, cost-out activities)
  • support management of Quality Notifications (QN) for gearbox components, ie provide indications to manage defective components
  • support Source Substantiation (Validazioni Tecnologiche) activities for gearbox components
  • develop component design to achieve the objectives of cost, performance and life
  • issue technical documents (ie drawings, reports, specifications).

    • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university
    • Experience in mechanical design, in gearbox product
    • Experience with CAD tools (ie Unigraphics NX)
    • Experience with FEM tools (ie Nastran, Ansys)
    • English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral
    • PC proficiency
    • EU Work Permit
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Availability to work in the week-end, in case of need
    • Availability to work on shifts, in case of need.

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Experience in mechanical transmissions design, preferably in aeronautical product
      • Experience in supporting Production issues
      • Experience in cost and value engineering
      • Knowledge of aeronautical Certification rules, ie EASA Part 21, CS-E, FAR’s.

        Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino

        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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