Preliminary Mechanical Design Engineer Jobs in Lynn, MA at GE Aviation

Title: Preliminary Mechanical Design Engineer

Company: GE Aviation

Location: Lynn, MA

Job Description SummaryIn Preliminary Mechanical Design, you will work with the Edison Works Project & Engineering teams to design, assess, and launch GE’s next generation of products. This will include designing both novel & derivative propulsion systems, executing design space trade studies, and assessing strengths / weaknesses of each concept to influence GE strategic focus areas, customer requirements & proposal evaluation criteria, and to help prioritize GE technology investments.Job DescriptionEssential ResponsibilitiesIn the role of Preliminary Mechanical Design Engineer, you will integrate and develop propulsion concepts that meet business needs across the organization, support system level decisions for architecture designs, trade studies and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Additionally, Your Responsibilities Will Include

Work with internal & external customers to create propulsion solutions for next generation of aircraft across a wide range of products, including rotorcraft, supersonic & hypersonic aircraft and other fixed-wing concepts.

Support the cross-section development for preliminary design architecture studies, including weight, product cost, life cycle cost roll ups, or mechanical component sizing/layout

Partner with Preliminary Cycle Design engineers to ensure propulsion system feasibility

Coordinate with a cross-functional team of adjacent disciplines (aero, mechanical, systems, manufacturing) to assess technology capability & maturity

Communicate with leadership to help shape strategy

Execute the analysis / evaluation of assigned projects that meet business standards, practices and procedures and the product / program requirements

Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and / or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

Participate in organizational efforts in assigned projects and / or tasks

Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited University or College.

Current secret clearance desired. Ability to obtain secret clearance required.

Eligibility Requirement

Must be a US citizen.

Ability to obtain secret clearance required.

Desired Characteristics

Excited about propulsion and designing a jet engine from scratch

Passionate about giving & receiving mentorship

Able to work both in a team and individually

Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited college or university

5-8 years of experience in an aerospace or mechanical engineering position

Experience with overall engine mechanical design, or component design

Experience with Unigraphics, NX, or similar

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Ability to guide and influence others

Demonstrated process orientation in approach to work

Exposure to both military and commercial engine design requirements

Problem analysis and resolution skills

Systems thinking

Current Secret US security clearance

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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