Additive Mechanical Design Engineer

Job title: Additive Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: General Electric

Job description: With this spirit, we are looking for a talented design engineer, expected to perform design/Certification and production support activities within the Engineering organization with main focus on Additive technology (i.e. DMLM)
The successful Engineer will be working on design activity of mechanical components on Catalyst Propeller Gear Boxes (PGB) mainly on Front Housing.
The part is classified Life Limited and it is 3D printed in Brindisi Plant using Additive technology (i.e. DMLM), the first in whole AvioAero experience.
Due to nature of job, the successful Engineer will have the opportunity to develop very quickly a vast network across AvioAero as well as GE Aviation overarching several disciplines. In this role the engineer will be “end to end” responsible for design of the part as well as of its certification. He/she will be working with internal/external suppliers/functions (Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Sourcing, NDT specialists, Program) making sure the produced part is always aligned to the design intent and to certification requirements.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Actively lead the development and maturity of the Additive technology and its associated key processes (e.g. Non-Destructive Tests)

Lead technical and program reviews as owner of the part

Lead source technological substantiation and non-conformances assessment

Support activities related to development findings, components performance and investigations (e.g. test requests and data postprocess, laboratories investigation)

Issue technical documents relative to the components design according to engineering policies and procedures (drawings, presentations as well as analysis reports)

Capture system requirements, flow-down to components definition identifying relevant validation needs

Develop components and modules design to cost, performance and life objectives

Proactively support and coordinate activities with Manufacturing/Sourcing/Quality and Suppliers to implement product improvements (e.g. concurrent design, cost-out activities)


Master’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Aeronautical is preferred) from an accredited university

Previous proven experience in mechanical design preferably in mechanical transmissions

Experience with CAD tools (e.g. Unigraphics NX) is mandatory where CAE tools (e.g. Nastran, Ansys) is desired

Good interpersonal and communication skills. Team working and inclusiveness proven capabilities

Clear thinking, diligent approach, result oriented

Fluent English and Italian, both written and oral

Strong oral and written communication skills

EU work permit

Desired Characteristics

Knowledge Additive technology (DMLM preferable)

Knowledge of designing component using Additive technology

Knowledge of aeronautical power gearbox technical requirements, design solutions, technologies

Experience in cost and value engineering

Previous experience in mechanical design of complex products and New Product Introduction process

Experience on structure stress analysis.

Previous experience in testing environment will be considered as plus

Capable to work in multicultural environment, preferable previous international experience

Curiosity and passion for mechanical design

Avio Aero is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be 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 or disability. We are not all the same. Just Be yourself @ Avio Aero

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Expected salary:

Location: Brindisi

Job date: Thu, 11 Nov 2021 02:30:15 GMT

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