Lead Engineer - Electronic Hardware

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1507122
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Engineering/Technology
Role Summary/Purpose:
    The Lead Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize experience/expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals. Product focal for various electronic units providing engineering input with regards to production line support, failure analysis, product improvement and obsolescence.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned products using engineering principles and adhering to business standards in line with program requirements
  • As the product focal, technical leadership must be provided to relevant stakeholders around the business
  • Monitor product heath in terms of failure reviews, obsolescence, improvement opportunities and lead proactive design changes
  • Take leadership of driving route cause and corrective action investigations, pulling in the subject matter experts where needed
  • 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
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science (or a high school diploma / GED with a sufficient amount of IT, engineering, scientific or other technical experience) or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Some experience in an engineering position
  • 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: BPSSPlease be aware that some roles working for GE will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

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