Job Description Summary
Job Description Summary
As a Lead Combustion Aero Thermal Engineer, you will apply fundamental design principles to ensure robust Gas Turbine Combustion system and bring reliable power to the people with lower emissions. In this role you will execute new Combustor development and Services projects, apply creativity to solve the problem and deliver the results on time in collaboration with team.
You will interact with world's best minds to advance cutting edge Combustion technology and work towards net zero emission energy production.
Roles and Responsibilities
Applying Combustion/Gas turbine fundamentals, Conceptual or theoretical activities, design, develop & Optimize Gas turbine Combustion system with low emissions and wide operation window.
Conduct predictive combustion dynamics, emissions, thermal heat transfer and combustion performance modeling using 1D and 3D tools including flow network, CFD, and proprietary tools.
Apply combustion CFD (steady & unsteady) knowledge to mesh prototype combustion geometry, run CFD, interpret and present results of the CFD to the team; perform design iterations based on the results of the CFD.
Design combustion systems in collaboration with team to meet program goals related to combustion system and overall gas turbine product requirements.
Support combustion laboratory & engine tests to validate prediction results.
Perform pre and post combustion laboratory / engine test data analysis to find valuable insights which can be used to draw key conclusions. Suggest and execute ideas to improve the combustion system design.
Demonstrate mindset of ownership and accountability to achieve goals.
Take an active role in the continuous improvement of processes and data analysis techniques.
Work effectively within cross-functional - Mechanical, Controls, Accessories, and product service team for project execution.
Ensure timely completion of all project objectives and other yearly team priorities.
Communicate results, findings, and observations in clear and concise documents (presentations, reports, memos, technical articles) consistent with engineering policies and procedures.
PhD, Master/Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with a focus on Combustion, Heat transfer & Aerodynamics.
Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in the field of Gas Turbine or Combustion Aero thermal design/analysis/testing/modelling.
Basic understanding of fluid mechanics, aero, Combustion & heat transfer
Strong understanding of Combustion, emissions and Gas turbine technology
Advanced research in the area of Combustion modeling practice or Fluid dynamics modeling
Experience with CFD Application for Combustion predictive analysis - Thermal, dynamics and emission with commercial CFD packages.
Strong understanding and experience in working with commercial CFD codes, preferably Ansys Fluent.
Demonstrated ability of meshing complicated geometry using commercial meshing packages like Ansys Workbench & Fluent mesher.
Demonstrated ability to use advanced Combustion dynamics and CFD models (1D-3D) to understand combustor behavior
Unigraphics (NX) or SPACECLAIM CAD experience
Strong interpersonal, leadership skills and ability to work well in a team environment with a positive "can do" attitude.
Self-starter and ability to handle multiple projects.
Understanding of python programing and data analytics technique is desired.
Laboratory OR field-test experience are an added advantage.
Understanding of GE Power product line and its Combustion system.
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.
Disclosure of your Gender or Sexual orientation is completely Voluntary and not mandatory.