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Senior Engine System Performance Engineer

Publicerad 2021-10-14

Date: Oct 4, 2021
Location: Trollhattan, SE
Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About UsGKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 51 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do

Job Summary
Our department Performance & Controls is all about propulsion systems and turbomachinery, both flying and land based. We are situated in Trollhättan together with our great colleagues in Engine Systems & Aftermarket and our main objective is to support and develop RM12 – the propulsion system of the JAS 39 Gripen fighter with specialization in engine performance and control systems. We are also involved with the next generation aero engine concepts, both military and civil within our area of expertise in system analysis, engine performance and control system.

Job Responsibilities
We need to expand our team and we are looking for a senior engineer with industrial experience from gas turbine technologies and a huge interest in aviation, jet engine technology and simulation of gas turbines. You are a curious team player who takes a system engineering perspective and enjoys working in depth with the complete RM12 engine with focus on performance, operability and engine analysis.

There will be a range of work supporting in following areas:
  • Product support: Tracking trends and identifying improvements, fault investigations and problem solving, investigating events from flight operations.
  • Product development: Being part of development programs for RM12 and other engine development programs from concept to entry into service with focus on engine functionality, operability, engine performance analysis etc.
  • Technology development with modelling, system analysis and concept evaluation of future aero engine and aircraft concepts
​​​​​​​You, as the rest of the team, contribute to a good working climate by being helpful, sharing knowledge and experiences and being open and proactive to continuous improvements of our business.

We are located at the GKN Aerospace Engine Systems site in Trollhättan, where you will be located.

Job Qualifications
  • Engineering diploma BSc, MSc or similar from aerospace/mechanical engineering, engineering physics or other relevant engineering degree.
  • Fluent in Swedish and English (spoken and written)
  • Relevant experience from industry and/or academy e.g. gas turbine technologies, thermodynamics, aerodynamics, performance analysis
  • Excellent co-operating, team-working and networking skills
  • As a person, you have a genuine interest in aviation and aerospace propulsion and can combine practical and theoretical knowledge. You have the ability to understand the practical application of the hardware as well as the analytical approach to design, failure modes, design intent etc.
  • You are comfortable taking a large individual responsibility as well as being part of a team
  • You have experience from using relevant gas turbine simulation software e.g. Gasturb, Proosis, NPSS
  • Experience from programming languages such as C++, Fortran, Python
This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.

For more information please contact:
Anna Lind
Engineering Manager Performance & Controls, GKN Aerospace Engine Systems Sweden
Mobile: +46 700 87246
Last application date: 2021-10-24

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