Lead Engineer – Mechanical Component

Job title: Lead Engineer – Mechanical Component

Company: General Electric

Job description: In this spirit, we are looking for a talented engineer, expected to perform design activities with particular focus to gearbox components and module design.
The Turboprop Module Design Lead Engineer, reporting to the Turboprop GBX Design Manager utilizes expertise to develop and execute objectives for self and others, solve problems and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.
The position is within the Turboprop Engineering Section dealing with the New Product Introduction process from concept design to product detailed definition, certification and initial production support for NPI programs (Catalyst, H80, new upcoming applications)

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

Conduct concept design and technical feasibility studies.

Define Gearbox architecture for all the new applications / NPI tasks making explicit the Design Intent and assuring the achievement of cost, weight and compliance to requirement.

Flow down system requirements to component definition

Support the System Engineer in the discussions with Customer for what concern the definition of the product (e.g.: requirements, geometrical and functional interfaces…)

Manage interface definition and perform stack-up and assembly checks

Lead design activities (internal and external) for what concern system/product definition

Contribute to the development and certification of the product supporting testing activities (instrumentation, rig design, test plans) and producing certification reports

Collect the feedback from development / certification tests (h/w strip inspection) including failure investigation (TOPS8D approach)

Proactively support and coordinate activities with other Company departments and Suppliers to manage MRBs/VTs and implement product improvements (eg concurrent design, cost-out activities)


Bachelor or Master Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited university or high school technical diploma with relevant work experience

Consistent experience in Gearbox Design

English and Italian language knowledge, both written and oral

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Clear thinking, diligent approach, target oriented

Leadership in communicating business goals, program and processes

Knowledge of CAD design tools (preferable NX & Teamcenter)

EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics

Capable to work in multicultural environment, preferable previous international experience

Experience with CAE tools (e.g. Nastran, Ansys)

Knowledge of gearbox technical requirements, design solutions, technologies

Knowledge of New Product Introduction process based on a previous experience

Strong oral and written communication skills

Determination, orientation to results and passion for mechanic 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: Rivalta di Torino, Torino

Job date: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 08:34:31 GMT

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