Design Engineer - Product Definition

Role Summary:
The Lead Designer operates as a design team member providing definition of responsible module deliverables that meet customer, partner and program needs. In this role you will work with engineering, supply chain and other business functional teams to deliver complex aircraft engine designs. The Lead Designer will utilize their expertise to mentor and train team members while participating in section, department and business wide continuous improvement and simplification initiatives.
Essential Responsibilities:
+ Create definition of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 2D cross sections, 2D drawings, 3D reusable models in a linked model environment, tolerance stack-ups, change is design co- authoring and various other electronic data formats to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, tooling, quality and inspection within expected cost, quality and schedule
+ Works with engineering and supply chain partners to determine dimensional constraints and geometric tolerances required for proper clearances and fits while maximizing manufacturing producibility
+ Ensure all interfaces between components are established and agreed upon by Engineering design teams of mating parts and engine systems
+ Save applicable models to the Digital Engine then maintain and support up to date digital engine builds
+ Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local decision making and autonomy
+ Export tag applicable definition created by self and responsible purchased services based on jurisdiction and exportability classifications
+ Effectively utilize purchased service team members by preparing and sending work packages containing tagged hardware, definition of work scope, proper funding and due dates while monitoring progress and quality levels
+ Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies & Procedures, Engineering Standards, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards, and special security requirements
+ Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area. Stays current with industry developments in one?s field of expertise
+ Able to work on government secured program with varying ranges of security clearance. Adherence to special security requirements and those pertaining to the special access environment. Provide direction to the organization to meet its security obligations.
+ Concurrently manage multiple projects to ensure program cost, quality and schedule requirements are met
+ Active participation in short and long-term team, section and/or business goals focused on continuous improvement and simplification. Utilize Lean Six Sigma principles to drive improvements to current business products and processes.
+ Provide technical leadership for team members in the form of training, mentoring, talent development, and work verification
+ Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of IT, engineering, scientific or other technical experience)
+ At least 3 additional years of experience in the design of mechanical components and systems
Desired Characteristics:
+ Strong oral and written communication skills.
+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
+ Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
+ Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
+ Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
+ Effective problem identification and solution skills.
+ Proven analytical and organizational ability.
About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.
Locations: United States; Illinois; Loves Park
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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