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General Electric Senior Electrical & Electronic Engineer in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

In this role you will act as the design authority for assigned products utilising experience/expertise to resolve technical queries, As the Lead Sustainment Engineer you are responsible for providing engineering support to the supply chain across a range of products. The Sustainment Engineering team provide through-life design authority and technical support for Production and in-service products. You will promote a culture of design authority across the organization, which emphasizes shared responsibility in maintaining the original design intent, establishing yourself as an electrical & electronic design subject matter expert (SME) for the group, responsible for the sign-off of electrical & electronic documentation & design data.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned products using engineering principles and adhering to business standards in line with program & customer requirements

  • Provide technical leadership to relevant stakeholders around the business

  • Monitor product heath in terms of failure reviews, obsolescence, improvement opportunities and lead proactive design changes

  • Provide engineering disposition and approval for production line issues

  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments

  • Participate on teams assigned to address organizational initiatives and generic issues

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews

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

  • Support supplier development initiatives to drive down material shortages and improve yield through reducing defects. Align supplier capability and design requirements.

  • Perform a signatory role within the department for design releases to customer and regulatory requirements

  • Support mentoring and coaching of others within the department

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college or a relevant level of experience

Desired Characteristics

  • Significant experience in electrical & electronic engineering and a production orientated environment

  • Demonstrated experience of performing a signatory role for release of electrical & electronic documentation & design data within highly regulated industries or the ability to achieve this in an agreed timescale

  • Ability to apply design signatory with pragmatism and gain buy-in from key stakeholders across the business

  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems efficiently using multiple business stakeholders

  • Ability to plan and execute projects

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with or interest in mentoring and coaching internal team members

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward.  Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension          

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection            

  • Private medical cover    

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-baseline-personnel-security-standard)

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration)


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes