Engineer - European Turbine Airfoil Center

Team: ML Materials Lab - Aviation

Ref. no.: ETAC/E/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

Person will be responsible for wide area of activities including: EDM machine operation, setup and service. For machine setup CNC programing will be needed (G/M codes). Setup will require also samples parts positioning within machine. That may also require tool/fixture design support. During operation some service might be needed: such as sub-component replacement, greasing, filters change. Additionally, person will closely cooperate with programmers supporting dedicated software development.


  • Program, operate and maintain 5-Axis CNC machine
  • Support design and manufacture tooling and fixtures for different applications
  • Develop and maintain CNC programs as needed for CNC 5-Axis machine
  • Develop and maintain programs as needed for inspection equipment
  • Develop new production methods
  • Interface with the customer, interpret and evaluate the customer needs, and transfer information to the tool shops and within the company
  • Work with programmers to optimize CNC codes
  • Identify and drive cost reduction projects through the utilization of Lean Manufacturing principles by increasing automation, and reducing manual as well as production steps where possible
  • Occasionally train or assist shop floor personnel in the use of programmable equipment and in the resolution of problems per processing requirements based on daily job assignments.
  • Provide on-site support for qualifying vendors for fixture duplication
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • B.Sc. in machine design /mechatronic/production engineering or a related discipline
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and understand raw CNC programming code
  • Servo systems experience
  • Advance knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Blue print reading, hand gauge and geometric tolerance experience is required
  • General knowledge of Quality Control inspection techniques
  • Experience in CAD/NX
  • Experience with setting up and operating multi-axis CNC equipment and CNC/manual lathe
  • Experience in CNC Programming
  • C programing would be a plus
  • Strong verbal and written English
  • Good organizational skills.

Employer Offers

  • Position in international environment with the possibility of professional skills development
  • 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

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