Mechanical Design Engineer job at Norwich, New York, United States Of America

GE Aviation Aviation Systems

Job Description Summary
The Mechanical Design Engineer (ME) must be capable of leading the mechanical design of assigned projects. Projects will predominantly be high speed permanent magnet alternators and other similar machines, power electronics and regulators, temperature sensors and probes, bellows and switch assemblies. The ME must have a thorough understanding of mechanical packaging principles and analyses, and will use in-house as well as commercial design software to perform thermal and structural calculations for both static and dynamic performance. The ME will coordinate and interact closely with other design functions including Electrical and Electromagnetic Design, Design/Drafting, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Quality.


Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities

Perform mechanical design analyses and calculations, including thermal and structural using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) tools
Meeting all project deliverables and schedule deadlines
Prepare design & analysis reports and present to large groups of people
Review drawings and have a good understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
Review all design results to ensure completeness and accuracy
Develop and implement standard design practices from lessons learned
Lead new materials selection and development efforts to provide state-of-the-art technological advantages
Interpret and clarify customer technical expectations
Work with the Development Team to meet internal unit cost and develop cost targets
Define and maintain technical compliance to customer requirements
Write technical proposals and present technical information to customers
Provide direct support to manufacturing and assist in process development and control, improvement efforts, failure analysis, and problem solving
Perform Integrated Logistic & Support analysis, including Reliability, Maintainability, and System Safety
Internal research & development
Lead cost reduction efforts and track progress
Resolution of field issues
Factory support
Required Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (or a High School Diploma/GED and at least 6 years of Mechanical Design experience)
Desired Characteristics

Experience with software tools such as ANSYS, NX, CFX, MathCAD, Microsoft products
Advanced degree would be a plus
Previous experience in an Aerospace environment desired
Ability to use statistical tools for design and testing
Background in rotating machine design and development
Experience in Total Air Temperature (TAT), Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT), Resistive Temperature Detector (RTD) and Thermocouple (TC) design, packaging principles, and analyses functions
Ability to influence and seamlessly work cross-functionally in a matrix organization
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Able to communicate with all levels of internal and external customer organizations, including upper management
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years’ experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.




This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.



Additional Information
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.



GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).




As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.



Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes







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