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2 months ago
General Electric
Location: Cheltenham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Test Jobs
Role Summary:
This role encompasses all engineering disciplines with exposure to various mechanical systems, electrical & electronic systems, products & technologies. The role provides through-life engineering support for those test systems used in the manufacture, engineering & systems testing of aviation products and components. This role will be responsible for the resolution of engineering and process issues, to maintain and maximise unit test yields to satisfy the needs of stakeholders and customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Lead Test Systems Engineer will be responsible for investigating, analysing, and resolving engineering issues on Test Systems. Working in engineering and production environments, the engineer will be capable of diagnosing mechanical, electrical, and electronic issues, also driving design changes for improved reliability and performance. The role requires handling of multiple tasks and the ability to respond to changing priorities whilst still delivering against task completion commitments.

* Response to test equipment failures
* Technical investigation and analysation of issues
* Provide root cause analysis and corrective actions
* Obsolescence management
* Administrating supporting documentation
* Scoping and progressing longer term solutions
* Closing out Corrective Actions
* Scoping work for outsource suppliers
* Driving process and material cost reduction initiatives
* Maintaining compliance with mandatory regulations, and company processes
* Design improvements
* Formal design reviews
* Verifying that all new equipment is fit for service

Qualifications/Requirements:
* Qualification to degree level in an electronic/electrical discipline or equivalent qualification, knowledge, and experience
* Knowledge of electrical and electronic hardware designs
* An understanding of real-time software
* Experience of working in a similar role and environment, not limited to aerospace. E.g. Automotive and rail
* Present technical and program reviews
* Lead and manage engineering teams
* Team player, supporting and collaborating with others to achieve business milestones
* Communicate information to seniors, stakeholders, and peers in a timely and appropriate manner.
* Good planning and organisational skills.
* Good problem-solving skills.
* Experience of all Microsoft office tools

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website
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


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website 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


Desired Characteristics:
* Experience of Lab-windows CVI / Test-stand / Labview test scripting languages programming would be valuable but not mandatory
* Experience of C/C++ programming experience of developing software which interfaces with Test Equipment hardware would be advantageous but not mandatory
* Experience in AGILE project management would be advantageous but not mandatory
* Experience of CAD tools for example, AutoCAD and Solidworks would be valuable but not mandatory
* Experience of Microsoft Access, would be advantageous but not mandatory
* Knowledge of European directives and regulations in relationship to engineering and CE marking
* Knowledge of Health and Safety (HSE) regulations and standards concerning equipment and laboratories.

About Us:
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham

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