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At Avio Aero, a GE Aerospace Company, 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.

Avio Aero is reinforcing the focus to excellence in Low Pressure Turbine modules. In this spirit, we are looking for an experienced Lead Design Engineer expected to become Hardware Owner on Low-Pressure Turbine (LPT) components.
In this role, you will be on the front lines of a new organization within Services Engineering – called Production Technologies – that is dedicated to improving the producibility, enhancing the Engineering-Supply chain relationship, and using SQDC (Safety/Quality/Delivery/Cost) to dramatically improve the health of the supply chain and product to enable the business to fulfill our customers’ expectations. Also, you will work on a development of a new LPT module following a dedicated NPI process (New Product Introduction).


Essential Responsibilities

• Build and strengthen technical expertise in aeronautical components.
• Management of Quality Notifications for LPT components, (i.e., how to manage defective components).
• Proactively lead and coordinate design activities related to production investigations through dedicated investigation methodology (i.e. TOPS8D)
• Manage Source Substantiation (Validazioni Tecnologiche) activities.
• Collaborate with cost out leader on cost-out activities through cross-functional team.
• Lead component design activities to achieve the objectives of performance, manufacturability, cost, and life.
• Proactively support activities with other Company departments (i.e., Supply Chain, Quality, Product Support) and Suppliers to achieve producibility and manufacturability targets.
• Technical documents issuing (i.e. models, drawings, reports, specifications)
• Proactively Lead Design Reviews in cooperation with chief engineer office.
• Support System Engineer on investigations activities to understand root cause and final fixing of field issues


• Master’s degree inMechanical/AeronauticalEngineering from an accredited university
• Use of design tools: CAD (i.e. Unigraphics NX) and FEM/CAE (i.e. Ansys, in-house SW’s)
• Good knowledge of metallic materials both from the structural and manufacturing point of view
• Good knowledge of fundamental mechanical design concepts, mechanics of materials, design hand calculation
• Knowledge of conventional machining processes
• Have strong engineering outlook, hands-on engineering foundation and eager to learn
• Willingness to directly interact with several internal and external customers
• Fluent written and spoken English and Italian
• Work Visa, according to local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

• Passionate, curious, and enthusiastic for engineering challenge
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Clear thinking, diligent approach, target oriented

What we offer

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.

Total Rewards

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

Inclusion & Diversity

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!



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