Lead Design Engineer

Team: Propellers Design & Analysis - Aviation Systems

Ref. no.: AS/LDE/PD&A/1

Employer Description

Engineering Design Center (EDC) was created under an agreement between General Electric and the Institute of Aviation. Our engineers work in following areas: aircraft jet engines, gas and steam turbines, electric motors and generators, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, as well as industrial installations including pipelines, and automatics. EDC employs over 1800 engineers and is the largest engineering center in the Central Europe.

Role Summary / Purpose

GE Aviation Systems Mechanical in EDC takes care of Nacelles, Aerostructures, Unison, Power and Dowty Propeller design. Due to significant growth of the Propellers D&A organization in EDC and increase of our responsibility in a design process there is a need for Lead Design Engineer. We are looking for people with experience in mechanical design to support Dowty Propeller which is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of electronically controlled propeller systems. We are looking for people who are hardworking, have open minds, are willing to learn and are not afraid of trying new.


  • Execute the design (mechanical tooling design or/and propeller and propeller systems design) or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Identify problems and formulate solutions; take an innovative approach to problem solving; generate alternatives & takes risks
  • Develop and execute plans to achieve task objectives
  • Share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across the organization
  • Provide technical leadership & guidance to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate, lead and/or execute on specific functional &/or organizational initiatives
  • Contribute to and participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate independence & sound technical judgment to execute on assignments
  • Demonstrate proficiency with core technical tools, methods and concepts
  • May lead a team or group within individual discipline

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or Equivalent)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to guide and influence others
  • Significant experience in mechanical design
  • Knowledge of propellers and propellers systems design would be an advantage
  • Experience in tooling design would be an advantage
  • Experience in surface modeling would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes (knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and typical aerospace materials would be an advantage)
  • Target oriented, responsible, demonstrated strong problem solving skills, passion to learn, open mind, strong motivation
  • Experience/knowledge of CAD software (Catia V5 or CREO (Pro/ENGINEER) knowledge and experience would be an advantage)
  • Ability to work with global team members across cultural boundaries
  • Demonstrated high written and verbal communication skills, good English (reading, speaking and writing)
  • Ability and availability to travel (UK)

Employer Offers

  • Position in international environment with the possibility of professional skills development
  • Travels to Suppliers/Overhaul Shops/Engineering Sites located all over the world
  • Wide scope of extra benefits for employees and their families, including private healthcare and extra life insurance
  • Flexible work time
  • Access to modern technologies
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Interesting and challenging projects
  • Competitive salary

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