Lead Engineer in Mechanical Transmission Dynamics

GE Aerospace
Job Type: 
United States

Job Description SummarySystem Design Technologies (SDT) team operates within Advanced Technologies Operations (ATO), a group that matures the next generation of technologies and propulsion systems, which will enable the future of flights and dealing with advanced military and innovative engine architectures.The Mechanical Transmission Dynamics Lead Engineer has the fundamental task to investigate how multiple components assembled together, to build a complex system, might interact and participate to the definition of the overall system vibratory behavior and how such a system reacts to external and internal excitations.In this role you will utilize your engineering experience to solve problems, execute and develop engineering methodologies and tools, to grow technologies and affect business goals in the broad context of the system dynamics, with particular focus on mechanical transmission system, which includes rotor-dynamics, gear-dynamics, torsional dynamics, frequency response, rotor-stability, prognostic and health monitoring (PHM), with the following purposes:• Support and execute system dynamics analyses as needed by New Product Introduction (NPI) from its initial concept through the full certification process.• Contribute to advance the dynamics technology roadmap through New Technologies Introduction (NTI) programs execution.• Evaluate possible new design solutions via trade studies on legacy models. Suggest and provide design solutions for the challenges related to system dynamics.• Implement the guidelines/inputs received in order to improve/upgrade design processes from the Dynamic analysis perspective.• Support experimental test diagnostic and field investigations• According with the field lesson learnt provide feedback to improve/align current Design Practices and methods.This role will provide the opportunity to grow the system view and the capability to understand and solve complex integration exercises, as well as the opportunity to develop a specific knowledge of a widely spread area of influence the discipline of system dynamics covers.Job DescriptionEssential Responsibilities

  • Provide and strengthen technical knowledge in the broad context of the engine dynamics.
  • Execute, in collaboration with the team, the analysis, design, test, or integration activities required to meet business standards and program / product requirements.
  • Perform required assessment and present relevant technical data to reviewers as well as to internal and external customers.
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistently with engineering policies and procedures.
  • Support the definition and execution of strategic technology development roadmap to support future product and grow the discipline improving tools and methods.
  • Prepare invention disclosures to protect the technology that provides a competitive advantage to the business.
  • Develop and implement training modules for new tool introduction and guide younger engineers in the execution of the activities.
  • Remain current in the state of the art within own technical specialty for new products introduction activity, performance improvements, cost reductions and problem resolutions.


  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Knowledge of key aeronautical engines layout, architecture and mechanical systems arrangements.
  • Experience in engineering positions with in-depth expertise on structure dynamics simulation techniques and rotor-dynamics fundamentals, including knowledge in gearbox kinematics.
  • The ability to produce clear, concise reports and other documentation, of appropriate quality.
  • Clear thinking, diligent approach, target oriented.
  • Fluency in English language, both written and oral.
  • Work VISA, according to local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge of aeronautical power gearbox technical requirements, design solutions, technologies.
  • Previous experience in mechanical transmission design and gears design.
  • Strong knowledge of Matlab and Python.
  • Strong knowledge of CAE tools (e.g. Altair Suite, MSC Nastran).
  • Passionate, curious, and enthusiastic about engineering challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Previous experiences in multicultural environment, preferable previous international experience.
  • Team working and inclusiveness proven capabilities.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Flexibility to travel.

What we offer Smart working and work life-balance Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.  Total Rewards At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:  

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme 
  • Flexible benefits platform 
  • GE Aviation share plan  
  • Life and injury insurance 
  • Private medical cover 
  • Employee assistant program 
  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)     
  • Local special agreements and discounts 
  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family 
  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings 

Inclusion Diversity Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.  We are not all the same. Just be Yourself AvioAero! LI-GTAdditional InformationRelocation Assistance Provided: No

First posted: 
9/8/2023 12:00:00 AM

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