Staff Engineer - Product Safety
GE Aviation
Lynn, MA
Role Summary:
A proactive Flight Safety program is a critical component in the success of GE-Aviation and our customers. As part of the Chief Engineer’s Office, Flight Safety Engineers provide independent, data-driven leadership across military and commercial aircraft engine programs. This role will require disciplined, high energy interaction with a broad range of business and Engineering organizations, internal and external to GE-Aviation.

Essential Responsibilities:
Execute, with limited guidance, proactive flight safety programs, field investigations and risk assessments that meet business standards, practices and procedures and the product / program requirements
Promote Flight Safety improvements for new aircraft engine product designs within technical and program requirements
Lead and coordinate proactive root cause analysis, risk assessment, and Flight Safety hazard resolution plans with Engineering and project organizations
Develop and utilize analytical skills in support of military or commercial aircraft field investigations
Produce and communicate statistical analysis of fleet risk within GE-Aviation procedures and policies
Mentor others in the organization
Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks are consistent with Engineering policies and procedures
Monitor and communicate project status, business issues, and significant developments
Lead or participate in organizational efforts in assigned projects and/or tasks
Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical / program reviews both internally and externally at all organizational levels

Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university
Minimum 5 years of experience in an Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering position

Desired Characteristics:
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to guide and influence others and lead multi-disciplinary teams
Demonstrated teaming skills and root cause analysis abilities
Familiarity with military and commercial aircraft programs, customers and operations
Knowledge of aircraft engine mechanical, control and aero systems
Demonstrated capability for statistical analysis and logical presentation of results
Understanding or experience with proactive System Safety methodologies
Familiarity with MIL-STD-882 tasks
Familiarity with FAA Advisory Circular 39-8
Experience with engine component or system investigation and root cause determination
Strong computer skills and ability to work without close supervision
Experience with statistical modeling, Monte Carlo simulation, and computer based numerical packages
Demonstrated process orientation and data-driven technical preparation in approach to work
Experience with methodology, preparation and presentation of risk assessments impacting field operations of commercial and military aircraft engines
Experience with database applications
Ability to represent GE-Aviation at customer reviews and systems safety groups to present and address propulsion system safety issues

Lynn is the home of the first U.S. jet engine thanks in part to relationships with material science researchers at nearby MIT. This continued relationship allows us to focus on product improvement. GE Aviation still a major employer in Lynn, assembling small commercial, military and marine engines in this Boston suburb. As a result, over 4,200 GE employees now call this historic area "home." Take the MBTA commuter rail into the nearby city of Boston. Several parks including the largest municipal park in New England, as well as the Lynn Beach offer resident relaxation. Learn more about our New England community!

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About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in
research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re
passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come. Learn More about GE

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable). 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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