Lead Engineer- Thermal Dynamics, Component Cooling

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Job Description Summary

At Avio Aero, a GE Aviation Business unit, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.
This posting is for a Thermal Systems Design Engineer in Combustor Component Cooling within the Combustion Aero-thermal team in the Advance Technology Operations (ATO) section. The primary job function is in establishing aero thermal design requirements with stakeholders and developing component thermal designs to meet technical and program requirements in both civil and military field. The role requires knowledge in the fundamentals of heat transfer and compressible flows and knowledge of engine design and operation. Additionally, the role requires communicating processes, methods, analysis results and technical challenges to product team members

Job Description

Essential responsibilities

  • Execute, with guidance from senior engineering resources, the design and analysis of assigned cooled components using engineering principles and internal practices and program / product requirements
  • Perform trade studies to define and optimize system design within constraints
  • Build and demonstrate knowledge of relevant physics and how design components or subsystems interact and integrate into the larger system or product
  • Ensure system definition accurately represents component characteristics
  • Understand system design margin requirements
  • Understand system risk and identifies potential abatements
  • Contribute to and present at technical and design reviews
  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Experience in similar roles
  • Fluent in Italian and English
  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics

  • Highly motivated, passionate
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in team

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.

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

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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