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Tradesperson - CMM

GE Aviation
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary
GE Aerospace works around the world and around the clock to invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. At the Wales site just north of Cardiff, this is the vision that powers some of the world's leading commercial airlines.

The GE Aerospace site in Wales is a dedicated maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility focussed exclusively on supporting commercial customers. The site has a long and storied history dating back to the flight of Concorde (for which the site serviced the Olympus engines) and beyond.

Combined with a global reputation for quality and product safety, the Wales site is one of GE Aerospace's most high-profile MRO facilities, employing around 1,200 highly skilled engineers and specialists.

Today, the site focusses on supporting the CFM56 and GE90 commercial flights for customers from around the world. Looking to the future, the site will also be the dedicated overhaul home of the GE9X engine when it enters into service on the wing of the Boeing 777X.

The site is a powerhouse in the aviation maintenance sector and contributes significantly to the Welsh and UK economies and employs over 1,200 highly skilled professionals.

Job Description

The site operates a number of shift patterns across days, afternoons, weekends and nights.

We offer competitive salaries and are passionate about the development and progression of our employees.

If you join us, you'll find yourself working collaboratively and cross-functionally with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes.

As a Tradesperson you will have the technical responsibility for the engine or its constituent parts and process maintenance data relating to such parts.

Essential Responsibilities

This role includes 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.
  • Ensuring adherence to standard work targets in order to meet the overall business Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost objectives.
  • Embedding continuous improvement activities into their daily standard work to facilitate business progression.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:
  • A relevant Engineering Apprenticeship.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to effectively interpret detailed work instructions.
  • Team player with a flexible approach and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the business.
  • Strong communication skills and problem-solving ability.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience working in a diverse team environment.
  • Previous working knowledge of SAP or an equivalent ERP system.
  • A demonstrable desire to learn and grow with advances in technology.
  • Ensuring the safe operation of CMM machinery.
  • Understanding of the principles of CMM and their usage.
  • Produce components in line with customer requirements
  • Carry out checks on equipment.
  • Ensure all documentation is recorded accurately.
  • Editing of programs (alignment and features)
  • Experience of working on CMM machinery
  • Understanding of engineering drawings
  • Ensuring all programmes are run without errors and all reports are issued in a timely manner
  • Giving advice on measurement related activities
  • Correct any faults with the running of the programmes as required
  • Calibration of measurement equipment at defined frequency
  • Measure parts as per the issued schedule
  • Delivery of the report by suitable means

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 Aerospace 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
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Group income protection
  • Private medical cover
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days + public holidays, with flexible option to buy or sell

Equal Opportunities

GE Aerospace Wales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

GE Aerospace Wales is a Disability Confident Committed employer, and welcomes applications from disabled candidates. We are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible to all. Should you require any adjustments to our recruitment processes or would like to ask us a question please contact .

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

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.


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No


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