Tradesperson

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1508598
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Manufacturing
Role Summary/Purpose:
    There are multiple opportunities within GE aviation Wales for a Mechanical Tradesperson. These opportunities exist within the engine product lines, materials function and the component repair function of the business. There is a possibly that the available roles will require shift working. GE Aviation Wales operates several shift patterns, the shifts could be across days/afternoons/weekends/nights.
Essential Responsibilities:
    As a Tradesperson you will have the technical responsibility for the engine or its constituent parts and processes maintenance data relating to such parts. This will include but is not limited to:
  • Overhaul, repair, modification, inspection, replacement, or defect rectification of an engine/module/accessory/component/unit.
  • Restore used parts, component/assembly/engine/module/accessory/unit by inspection, and/or replacement in conformity with an approved standard to extend the operational life.
  • Restore a component/engine/module to a serviceable condition in conformity with an approved standard and to ensure that cost effective operation is achieved.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for:
  • Ensuring section adherence to 5S standards.
  • Taking a proactive approach to meeting section targets
  • Taking ownership for and follows through on full scope of work tasks and projects within remit.
  • Working in a manufacturing environment and approaching work with a "can-do" attitude and a sense of commitment to both team and customer objectives
  • To ensure the continued success of GE Aviation Wales candidates will be responsible for acting in line with core GE vales and GE Code of conduct including but not limited to:
  • Integrity: Responsible for ensuring compliance with GE policy, procedure and regulatory requirements and ethical behaviour.
  • Health & Safety: Responsible for ensuring compliance with all Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
  • Quality: Everyone at GE Wales is responsible for Quality.
  • All company members are required to actively participate in the various Quality forums which are the conduit towards achieving the company's aim of sustained Quality Improvement.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Completed a formal engineering apprenticeship
  • Previous experience of mechanical engineering in the aerospace industry (documented evidence of this must be submitted at the point of application e.g - Log Book/ Certifications)
  • Relevant Gas Turbine Engine overhaul experience
  • 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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working 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 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics:
  • Previous Experience using OEM Shop Manuals
  • Previous experience in the aerospace industry
  • Previous working knowledge of SAP
  • Understanding of Lean processes and tools would be advantageous
  • Must have a strong attention to detail
  • Experience of working in a line maintenance Environment
  • Experience of working within large diverse teams
  • Candidates must be flexible
  • Ability to communicate across all levels.
  • Good team player with flexible approach
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving ability
  • Possess a desire to learn and grow with advances in technology

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