Offers “General Electric”

Expires soon General Electric

Advanced Lead Engineer - Turbine Aerodynamics

  • Rivalta di Torino (Torino)
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description Summary

As a technical expert in the field of turbine aerodynamics, the Advanced Lead Engineer will report to the Engineering Manager for Turbine Aerodynamics and will be responsible for leading design, analysis and validation activities for new products introduction and technology maturation programs for military and commercial applications.

In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, contribute in managing complex issues within functional area(s) of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead aerodynamic design, testing and analysis of novel low-pressure turbines and turbine frames

  • Coordinate aero design with other technical disciplines

  • Contribute to technical reviews, support design best practices interfacing with the global engineering team.

  • Technical leadership of complex projects involving external funding with multiple stakeholders. Prioritize activities to deliver program objectives on time, while meeting cost and quality requirements.

  • Plan, prepare and lead external funding proposals (national and EU) to advance the state of the art of aerodynamic turbine technology.

  • Participate in problem solving and innovation initiatives.

  • Identify improvement opportunities and apply Lean tools to remove waste.

  • Demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives


  • Master's Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering (or equivalent degree)

  • Sound academic/industrial experience in the field of turbomachinery aerodynamics.

  • Good understanding of the physics and principles associated with turbine aerodynamic design.

  • Hands-on experience in computational fluid dynamics modeling, design optimization, digital and data analytics.

  • Demonstrated ability to advance the technology state of the art and ability to generate innovative solutions.

  • Effectively communicate and provide recommendations through the analysis, preparation, and presentation of technical data to internal and external GE customers.

  • Self-directed, highly motivated, able to manage work-load across several activities.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required.

Desired Characteristics

  • PhD in Aerodynamics

  • Experience in scale and full-scale testing, including test planning, instrumentation, test conduct and data analysis.

  • Strong understanding of Lean and Six-Sigma principles.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships.

  • Quick leaner, flexible attitude, able to self-manage work-load across several activities. Self–directed and motivated.

  • Passion for technical excellence and technology advancement.

What we offer 

Smart working and work life-balance 

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.  

Total Rewards 

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:  

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme 
  • Flexible benefits platform 
  • GE Aviation share plan  
  • Life and injury insurance 
  • Private medical cover 
  • Employee assistant program 
  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)     
  • Local special agreements and discounts 
  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family 
  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings 

Inclusion & Diversity 

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.  

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero! 

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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