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GE Aerospace

Staff Engineer - Thermal Systems Design (m/f/d) - remote option

Neufahrn bei Freising, Germany / Remote

Job Description Summary

The Staff Engineer for Thermal Systems Design will be a technical leader in advancing the state of the art for thermal systems designs and will work within commercial aero engine development programs and externally funded research programs. Responsibilities for this role will focus on the application of thermal system designs for commercial aero engine components including the development, validation, and introduction of advanced analytical tools and methods. Potential components include heat exchangers, seals, and complex fluid delivery systems.

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Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies. As a world-leading provider of jet engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft, our substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. We have a relentless dedication to the future of safe and sustainable flight and believe in our talented people to make it happen.

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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As part of GE Aerospace's RISE program, lead the design, testing, and analysis of components needed for the engine's thermal system, including heat exchangers, seals, or secondary air architectures, specifically in the context of the Open Fan technology maturation and demonstration programs.
  • Manage resources assigned to the project, prioritize activities to deliver program objectives on time, while meeting cost and quality requirements.
  • Execute and independently guide the implementation of thermal systems design programs/projects.
  • Represent the thermal systems design team in the coordination with other technical disciplines, with understanding of engine integration at the system level.
  • Manage and drive research and technology activities targeting next-generation applications, including planning of external funding proposals.
  • Lead technical reviews support design best practices interfacing with the global GE Aerospace engineering team.
  • Participate in problem solving and innovation initiatives.
  • Identify improvement opportunities and apply Lean tools to remove waste.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with very significant level of industrial experience in the field of thermal systems design.
  • Strong understanding of the physics and principles associated with thermal systems and turbomachinery design.
  • Proven track record in delivering on complex programs and ability to work in cross-functional global team in multi-cultural environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to advance the technology state of the art and ability to generate innovative solutions.
  • Fluency in English.

Desired Characteristics

  • Hands-on experience in thermal management, multi-phase fluids, computational fluid dynamics for thermal systems design.
  • Experience in scale and full-scale testing, including test planning, instrumentation, test execution, and data analysis.
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, able to manage work-load across several activities.
  • Quick learner, flexible attitude, exceptional communication skills.
  • Keen listener, proven facilitation and collaboration skills.
  • Passion for technical excellence and technology advancement.

We offer

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognizes the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance. As a new joiner to GE Aerospace, we are pleased to be able to offer you the following in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs:

  • company pension plan,
  • supplemental health insurance,
  • long service awards, invalidity and death insurance,
  • holiday storage and fitness subsidy.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position

Client-provided location(s): 85748 Garching, Germany
Job ID: GE_Aerospace-R3759698
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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