Website GE Aviation

Staff Engineer (Welding Engineer) Job Highlights

Title Staff Engineer (Welding Engineer)
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Evendale, OH, United States
Company GE Aviation

Company Profile

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial, military, business, and general aviation aircraft.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Staff Engineer who will have the responsibility of leading technology development programs; providing on-site support at GE shops and/or suppliers to help with process issues; creating/leading training programs and mentoring the next generation technology experts; providing tools to help Design Engineering and Supply Chain personnel control welding as a Special Process.

Staff Engineer for Welding Processes acting as a process expert, helping to solve process problems and advancing the technology.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering, Welding, or Materials Science from an accredited college or university (preferred), or equivalent practical experience.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of practical/hands-on manufacturing experience in joining processes.


  • Act as a technical expert for Special Processes with engineering, quality, and manufacturing requirements over product’s lifecycle for joining.
  • Assist in developing, growing, and sustaining the Special Process Auditor and Certifying Agent community pipeline, qualification, training, approvals for joining.
  • Assist with maintaining, updating, and developing related Special Process Technology documents (e.g. P-Spec, QCWI’s, Audit Checklists) related to joining.
  • Audits of GEA manufacturing sites, support for Supplier and Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Audits.
  • Collaborate with Sourcing to assure Special Process readiness at new Suppliers.
  • Develop and provide training and qualification of new and existing Certifying Agents.
  • Develop Special Process control strategies for emerging technologies as required.
  • Identify, lead, and implement cost reduction projects involving welding.
  • Provide consultations related to compliance, technology, and manufacturing readiness at GEA sites and Suppliers.
  • Represent GEA interests and lead in industry associations, as needed.
  • Work with Value Streams and Sites to drive local Special Process self-sufficiency.


  • Ability to effectively work individually or with a team
  • Ability to work with global, distributed teams to achieve results.
  • Auditing experience or ability to be approved as an S-026 Auditor.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and adhere to manufacturing standards and policies.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience as Certifying Agent for joining processes or has the qualifications to be approved as a Certifying Agent for joining processes.
  • Experience with GE Aviation Quality requirements and systems (e.g. NMS, SPS, eCAV, etc.)
  • Experience with joining of aerospace materials and aerospace requirements (e.g. AWS D17.1)
  • Experience with the change control process.
  • NPI and technology development knowledge.
  • Self-starter

Other Requirements

  • Ability to travel domestic and international, up to 25% or as required.

Employer’s Statement

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The 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.

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