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Director of Engineering, Power Generation

Job Description

Business Segment


About Us

GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with GE Aviation!

Role Summary/Purpose

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. The Product Engineering Center of Excellence (PECOE) leader for Power Generation will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within the Power Generation engineering organization, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:

  • Lead a 70+ person engineering and technology team in developing proposals, performing design, testing, qualification and support of electrical generation and control products for aviation applications
  • Meet metrics for on time project delivery, budget, product cost, productivity and quality for both new product introductions (NPI) and sustaining support of existing products
  • Build technical capability by recruiting and growing human resources and the engineering tools capability in modeling, simulation and systems design for generation systems
  • Demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives while providing overall leadership and administrative management for the engineering team
  • Contribute to the overall business strategy by developing multi-generational product and technology roadmaps with the product team
  • Develop and maintain a productive working climate, promoting teamwork and cross-functional efforts


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 5 additional years of experience as an Engineering leader

    Desired Characteristics

  • Strong business and technical acumen
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Technical Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Systems Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Technical background in Power, Power Electronics or Generation – specifically in the areas of electromagnetic rotating equipment, motor starters and control, power electronics, electrical power conversion and distribution
  • Demonstrated results while working in a matrix organization

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation Services, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re setting new standards for performance and reliability with our commercial aircraft engines or delivering superior military power, the GE Aviation Services teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest challenges. 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. Here, you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s integrated avionics systems, the next generation of ecomagination products or advancements in powering the business and general aviation segments, we have 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 delivering innovations that will impact the world for generations to come.

    Evendale, Ohio is the headquarters of GE Aviation & the largest GE Aviation facility. Today over 7,500 GE employees work in this Cincinnati suburb designing, developing, & manufacturing large commercial, military, marine & industrial engines. We enjoy a full service park which includes a golf course, soccer fields and much much more! As a GE Aviation employee you'll have access to special membership rates at the park. If you are looking for a workout close to work, visit the on-site Evendale Fitness Center. This user friendly workout facility includes an indoor track, Olympic size indoor pool, weight loss programs, weight training and more. Nearby Cincinnati is a three-state, 15-county region that offers world-class assets in arts and culture, amusements, hospitality, sports & recreation. It offers all of the amenities of a large, bustling metropolis while maintaining a friendly, small town atmosphere which makes the region a remarkably flexible location filled with a wealth of opportunities & options. Click here to learn more about Cincinnati and it's beautiful suburbs!

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    GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

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