Composites Materials Application Engineer – Hybrid in Istanbul, Turkey

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GE Aerospace

Job Description Summary

GE Aerospace is offering the opportunity to work with the latest technologies and applications, specializing in aircraft engine design and analysis, in a technology base. Turkey Technology Center (TTC) in Kartal/İstanbul, is one of GE Aerospace’s nine engineering centers throughout the world, supporting aviation-related R&D and innovation projects that expand with new investments.

Activities aimed at proving a concept to be valid or technically feasible by the application of scientific and engineering methodologies. Work in this family typically has the objective of demonstrating through test or analyses the performance and implementation potential of a concept

The Composites Materials Application Engineer provides direction and assistance to the work group to meet assigned objectives. In this role you will work both independently and with various teams to resolve composite issues related to business initiatives, new product introduction, production, and field service. The issues will require decisions on issues ranging from moderately complex to highly complex over both short and longer time frames within your area of expertise

This position has the flexibility of optional hybrid schedule once fully trained. The hybrid schedule consists of working in the office minimum of 3 days per week and the option to work from home on the other days, based on team/project schedules.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute both independently and as part of a team, materials engineering review and analysis, preparation of test plans for material and hardware evaluations, material and process recommendations, review with engineering leaders as required and other materials engineering support activities.

  • Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers

  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated

  • Participate on teams assigned to address specific organizational initiatives

  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Developing specialized knowledge in their discipline. Serves as best practice/quality resource. Has awareness of latest technical developments in own area. Contributes towards strategy and policy development and ensure delivery within area of responsibility.

  • Has in-depth knowledge of best practices and how own area integrated with others; has working knowledge of competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Uses judgment to make decisions or solve moderately complex tasks or problems in areas of operational/product management, manufacturing, technology, or engineering. Takes new perspective on existing solutions. Uses technical experience and expertise for data analysis to support recommendations.

  • Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own function to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead small projects with moderate risks and resource requirements. Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. Developing persuasion skills required to influence others on topics within field.

  • In addition to composite and/or other non-metallic related tasks, it can be required to be assigned for metallic materials related tasks and ownerships.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in engineering

  • Expertise / experience in composite materials applications engineering related to supporting the manufacture, design, and testing of Polymer Matrix Composite components.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Familiar with process modeling and / or strong computational skills that could be developed for this capability

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to successfully work in a global team environment

GE Aerospace Turkey offers you the following:

  • Strong inclusive and diverse company culture

  • Being part of dynamic team

  • Hybrid working opportunity

  • Flexible working hours

  • Flexible benefit plan

  • Enhanced paternity leave

  • Health insurance with wide coverage including spouse and children

  • Fitness Benefit

  • Life Assurance

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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