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Gears & Bearings Lead Designer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/29/2017 5:50:20 AM
  • 3035239
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino


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Role Summary:
Working as part of an integrated global team, in this position you will be in charge for gears and bearings advanced design and technology integration, with the aim at supporting GBX product evolution and preliminary design activities for future programs.
You will also support the technology maturation of those components, activating and executing advanced FastWorks demos through a range of subscale and full scale rigs and setting the way for GPB definition and execution.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition, you will:

  • Execute technical feasibility studies and concept design of mechanical transmission components for next engine opportunities (NGNB, NGTP/TS, Hybrid systems)
  • Execute detailed design of GBX components for test vehicles and technology maturation needs
  • Conduct design optimization to meet customer requirements and/or test intent
  • Assess technology insertion and contribute to execute gears and bearings tech mat plan
  • Support preliminary design activities such as system/product definition and Engine level architectures trade offs for next gen architectures studies
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated across the Fastworks phases consistency with engineering policies and procedures
  • Support technical and program reviews
  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation and presentation of technical data to the extended team
  • Participate on teams assigned to address specific organizational initiatives
  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university
    • Good knowledge of fundamental mechanical design concepts, mechanics of materials, design hand calculations
    • Have strong engineering outlook, hands-on engineering foundation and eager to learn
    • Clear thinking and diligent approach
    • English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • EU work permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Creativity and curiosity
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems
      • Good knowledge of FE analysis and optimization tools
      • Familiarity with CAD software (Unigraphics or other commercial CAD software)
      • Solid oral and written communication skills
      • Analytical thinking skills
      • Passionate, curious and enthusiastic for engineering challenges
      • Proven self-starter and independent worker who can work with functional teams
      • System mindset and problem solver

        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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