Propulsion Engineer Jobs in Arkansas City, KS at GE Aviation

Title: Propulsion Engineer

Company: GE Aviation

Location: Arkansas City, KS

Job Description Summary:

The Jet Engine Propulsion Engineer develops work scopes for customer engines, dispositions engine hardware, and become a subject matter expert on jet propulsion for the CFM56, CF34-8, CF34-10, & PP20 engine programs. The Propulsion Engineer must provide a safe, high quality and cost-efficient engine for our customers, while working in conjunction with other areas in the Strother Field manufacturing environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop incoming engine work scopes that meets customer needs, adhering to contract demands

Work cross functionally with quality and design engineers to ensure that new processes achieve established metrics

Provide technical responses and recommendations to customers as well as internal business units

Support and meet production schedules and quality initiatives all within budget boundaries

Investigate hardware and work closely with design engineering to resolve hardware issues

Promote and build a positive working relationship with all members of the site

Strong communication skills

Proficient in computer skill and MS Office


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution and 3+ years of jet propulsion manufacturing and/or engineering experience (or a minimum high school diploma / GED with at least 15 years of propulsion manufacturing and/or engineering experience).

Desired Characteristics:

Engineering degree preferred.

Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn​

Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively​

Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed ​

Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative​

Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Effective problem identification and solution skills

Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions using structured methodologies such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), five-why, etc.

Communicate effectively with operators, peers, and management, in both written and oral manners

Ability to handle diverse activities simultaneously

Six Sigma or equivalent Quality training

Strong influencing skills

Strong organizational skills

Ability to work in a matrix organization

Our competitive benefits package may include:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

Permissive time off, empowers you to take the time off you need to relax and rejuvenate

Generous 401(k) plan with a company match

Tuition reimbursement

Life insurance and disability coverage

Bonus plan eligible

And much more!

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