Offers “General Electric”

28 days agoGeneral Electric

Advanced Lead Engineer - Mechanical Component

  • Loves Park, USA

Job description

Job Description Summary

The Advanced Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for supporting design, analysis and testing of GE Rockford (Loves Park) products. This support includes new product development, field issues, research, and production support. The products include bleed air pneumatic valves and linear actuators, used in aerospace applications. This role is located onsite in Loves Park, IL.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Subject matter expert on pneumatic, hydraulic, or fuel actuated valves.
  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements.
  • This work would include mechanical and/or electrical engineering for all products.
  • Leader in new product development, de-risking of a technology (technology maturation) and directing technical team members.
  • In-depth understanding of key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.
  • In-depth understanding of how work of own team integrates with other teams and contributes to the area.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field from an accredited university (or a high school diploma/GED with at least 7 years of experience in Engineering)
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, ideally within the Aerospace industry.
  • Experience with aviation pneumatic, hydraulic, or fuel actuated valves.
  • Experience with aviation actuators, fans, and blowers.
  • Knowledge with CAD, preferably SolidWorks and/or NX.
  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.
  • Demonstrated background in new product development, technology maturation, and directing technical team members.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Knowledge of tollgate process and aviation FAR 25 and FAR 33 certifications
  • Familiarity with AS9100
  • Familiarity with LEAN methodology and principals.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment
  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more!

Additional Job Description

Compensation Grade


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunities 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.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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