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7 months ago
GE Aviation
Location: Cheltenham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician Jobs
About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company.

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!

Role Summary:
This role is for skilled operators working within a variety of roles focused on the manufacturing of wiring looms & mechanical assemblies within the JSF team (Joint Strike Fighter). The role will include a range of tasks and the successful applicant should be able to demonstrate a previous history of meeting/exceeding targets, be flexible and work effectively as part of a larger multi-disciplined team with a strong emphasis on collaboration and clear communication.

Essential Responsibilities:
Will include but is not limited to:

A quick learner of new key skills to flex across a range of manufacturing processes
Demonstrate an ability to actively participate in a team culture
Participate within a team to ensure production requirements are achieved
Demonstrate the ability to operate under own initiative and communicate effectively
Follow work instructions with exact detail and efficiency
Reading and understanding of manufacturing drawings
Ability to support and train colleagues once skilled
Successful applicants could be expected to work shifts including night shifts.

Good level of dexterity
Attention to detail and hand eye coordination
Knowledge of basic health and safety
Basic numeracy and literacy skills
Excellent communication skills
Previous manufacturing experience would be advantageous
Drive to succeed as an individual and as part of a team
Positive approach to problem solving
Participating in training programmes and procedures
Willing to learn and adapt with a strong focus on flexibility
Self-motivated with a positive, can-do attitude
Excellent time keeping
Computer literate
Proven record of delivering on time with quality and compliance
Please note that this role may involve physical activity. Therefore applicants must be capable of undertaking activities with appropriate assistance if required.

Please note that applicants to vacancy 3025860 (Manufacturing Assembly Operator) need not apply, as they will be automatically considered for this role also.

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:
Understanding of Lean manufacturing principles
Previous experience of supporting business improvement projects

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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