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Lead Scientist - Materials Science and Engineering

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/20/2017 10:49:56 AM
  • 3027457
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Engineering
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Evendale


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Role Summary:
The Materials Application engineer provides direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work both independently and with various teams to resolve materials issues related to business initiatives, new product introduction, production, and field service. The issues will require decisions on evaluations ranging from straighforward to moderately complex over both short and longer time frames.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Using your Expertise / experience in metallic materials applications engineering, support the manufacture or design of metallic components along with evaluating field issues
  • Execute both independently and as part of a team, materials engineering review and analysis, preparation of test plans for material and process evaluations, executing on material and process recommendations, reviewing data / results with engineering leaders as required along with supporting other materials engineering activities

    Additionally :

  • Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers
  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated
  • Participate on teams assigned to address specific organizational initiatives
  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science or Metallurgy from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an engineering role / position

    Desired Characteristics:

  • MS degree in Materials Engineering, Materials Science or Metallurgy from an accredited university or college is preferred
  • Experience with nickel and cobalt base superalloys, titanium alloys, and high strength steels
  • Experience with aerospace industry manufacturing, quality systems and field support a plus
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment

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    Locations: United States; Ohio; Evendale

    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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