Lead Manufacturing Engineer


: $101,640.00 - $147,870.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Role Summary:The Lead Manufacturing Engineer reports to the Senior Manufacturing Engineering Staff Manager and will provide manufacturing technical support, ensure design for producibility / cost and support sourcing strategy for Aviation Engine components. You will provide costing estimates based on historical data and experience, lead resolution to complex manufacturing technical problems to relieve constraints, and use experience to solve problems, develop, and execute objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supports GE as a technical manufacturing engineering expert for sourced, machined components

  • Collaborates between design engineering, product line owners, sourcing and manufacturing shops to establish and continuously improve entitlement cost, delivery and quality of machined components

  • Ensures manufacturing producibility, quality and cost efficiency of new designs and changes

  • Works with suppliers to troubleshoot and optimize manufacturing processes to ensure lowest part cost and cycle times

  • Develops part cost estimates from engineering blueprints and solid model definition

  • Communicates project approaches and shares outcomes of research done and recommendations for improvement

  • Delivers products as part of a team

  • Works on cross functional teams


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering of machining processes

Desired Characteristics:

  • 3 years experience with aviation rotating and structural engine components

  • 3 years experience with machining ball bearings and gearboxes

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of large scope and impact

  • Ability to lead and coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Experience with digital tools based in MS Excel, and/or Spotfire

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About Us:

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether were 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 worlds toughest problems. Join us and youll 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 youll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether its the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, weve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If youre

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.Additional Locations:United States;Massachusetts;Lynn;

Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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