Lead Engineer, Product Definition

Greenville, South Carolina
06 Oct 2016
21 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Join our world class Product Definition team as Lead Engineer where you will have the opportunity to develop new technical solutions, processes and automation software for the Digital Thread. In this role, you will work closely with design engineering and manufacturing to solve challenging enterprise problems and effectively communicate business goals and accomplishments across all levels of the organization.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role you will:
• Develop a strong foundation in Gas Turbine component product definition and design intent
• Create parametric 3D models with PMI (Product & Manufacturing Information) supporting conceptual design through final build of the gas turbine
• Provide modeling, meshing and analysis support for engineering design trade-offs
• Work closely with internal and external manufacturing engineers, traveling to global sites to gain hands on experience
• Enable digital transformation of supply chain with intense focus on manufacturing processes and capabilities
• Simplify product definition by translating legacy 2D design data into model based definition, leveraging 3D capability
• Demonstrate leadership and coaching skills
• Guide and mentor other less experienced members of a global cross functional team
• Drive strong sense of ownership, accountability and urgency within the team in meeting critical business metrics
• ASME GD&T certification
• Support testing and integration of new digital tools and processes
• Demonstrate professional leadership characteristics such as team leading/team building, interpersonal skills and effective communication skills
• Independently drive complex projects to completion
• Juggle a variety of assignments to develop your own career path and professional growth


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a STEM Major (Science,
    Technology, Engineering or Math) (OR an Associate's Degree in a STEM Major with
    a minimum of 5 years of experience in a related Product Definition Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in engineering, design, design
    drafting and/or modeling

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Gas turbine product definition experience with Nozzle, Blade, Shroud, Frame & Casing, Combustion, Uncooled Airfoil or Rotor components
• Proficiency with NX (UG) or other advanced CAD platform with application of PMI to 3D model features
• Experience with Dassault ENOVIA Designer Central or other PLM system
• Programming ability on a variety of platforms to improve design speed and quality
• Familiarity with manufacturing processes
• Finite element meshing, engineering analysis and tolerance Stack-up knowledge

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