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Life Cycle Engineering Gearbox Design Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/7/2017 10:50:05 AM
  • 3034426
  • 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 design engineer, with work experience into aeronautical industry, expected to support design activities within Services Engineering organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
The position is requiring important involvement into investigation for field issues with direct collaboration with product support engineering and overhaul shop and into production processes, through a deep collaboration with the Manufacturing and Supply Chain departments.
In particular the Life Cycle Engineering Gearbox Design Engineer will:

  • Build technical expertise in aeronautical gearbox components
  • Support component design activities to achieve the objectives of performance, manufacturability, cost, life
  • Support and lead investigations activities to understand root cause and final fixing of gearbox field issues
  • Support the issuing of technical documents (ie models, drawings, reports, specifications) relative to the components design
  • Interface with the customer to proactively support field and overhaul issues
  • Proactively support activities with other Company departments (ie GSC, Quality, Product Support) and Suppliers to achieve producibility and manufacturability targets
  • Support evaluation of Quality Notifications (QN) for gearbox components, ie how to manage defective components
  • Support Source Substantiation (Validazioni Tecnologiche) activities for gearbox components

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university
    • Previous experience in aeronautical gearbox component design
    • Previous experience in manufacturing and production support activity
    • Experience of CAD and FEM tools
    • English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral
    • PC proficiency
    • Willingness to directly interact with several internal and external customers
    • EU Work Permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Ability to work independently
      • Strong problem solving skills.

        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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