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GE Aerospace SPOCT Leader - Advanced Demonstrators in Lynn, Massachusetts

Job Description Summary

In Advanced Demonstrators, you will work within the Commercial Engine Project & Engineering teams to launch GE’s next generation of products. Advanced Demonstrators is accountable for functional, business, and broad company objectives as they relate to the successful execution of advanced engine demonstrator programs (such as the CFM Hydrogen Demonstrator) and other technical subjects. The role has a specific focus on Systems Engineering integration within the aero-thermal and controls disciplines, Systems Performance Operability and Transient. The role has high autonomy, requiring high levels of operational judgment and independent decision making.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of Systems Performance Operability and Transient (SPOCT) integration as well as coordination across global engineering discipline teams.

  • Responsible for developing and managing cross functional, technology led program. Manages interfaces with contractors, suppliers, customers and internal functions. Manages program resource and budget allocation/integration in cooperation with program Operations. Influences the programs to meet customer CTQs.

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, technology, SPOCT, or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations. Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information working to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field and program scope.

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Contributes to Weekly Operating Rhythm (WOR) and Monthly Operating Rhythm (MOR) metrices from multiple internal and external customer inputs.

  • Coach, drive and lead lean behaviors, principles, and tools across an operational or functional area. Drive cultural transformation resulting in step-change in operational business metrics.

  • Represent the program in front of both internal and external customers requiring strong communication, presentation, and interface skills to ensure accurate reception of messaging and status.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Engineering within at least one SPOCT discipline

  • 10-15 years in gas turbine engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Master's degree

  • Experience in two or more SPOCT disciplines

  • Excited about propulsion and sustainability

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Communicate and coordinate clearly with internal and external partners

  • Communicate concisely and appropriately with both internal and external senior leadership teams

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs

  • Established project management skills

  • Passionate about giving & receiving mentorship

  • Prior experience working with global cross-functional teams

  • Able to work both in a global team and individually

  • 10 years of experience in an Engineering position

  • Ability to guide and influence others

  • Demonstrated process orientation in approach to work

  • Demonstrated ability to document, plan, market, and manage programs

  • Exposure to commercial engine design requirements

  • Problem analysis and resolution skills

  • Experience with Smartsheet


This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.

Additional Information

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes