GE Lead Field Support Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia
Aviation Commercial Engines
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Posted Position Title
Lead Field Support Engineer
Services/Installed Base Engineering
Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States
U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces
The Lead Field Support Engineer will provide leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE field personnel in the operation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of assigned product lines. Interface with all levels of customer and Company organizations. Provide on-site assessment of activities to anticipate problems, trends, and customer climate change. Provide complete reporting of the engine programs, customer problems, failures, trends, and climate.
In addition, the Lead Field Support Engineer will :
Provide technical assistance through on-site guidance and training in the proper operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of engines and ground support equipment, including the use and proper interpretation of data and technical instructions
Provide communication to the business regarding all engine involved activities / problems through complete, accurate, and timely reports
Reporting also includes significant marketing intelligence and sales opportunities for both engines and support
Assist the customer in scheduling maintenance and workload to ensure assets are available to meet schedules
Review, analyze, report, and make recommendations regarding reported engine malfunctions to ensure a continuous reduction of disruptions for customers
Analyze and make recommendations regarding required maintenance to ensure alignment with customer requirements
Review effectiveness of maintenance actions in order to identify training needs
Maintain awareness of program and project changes
Provide customer insight and training as necessary for future product line support
Utilize data and analytics to influence positive outcomes for customers
Communicate with all levels of customer personnel to ensure effective support of the product
Support Commercial Field Service process improvements as required
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in a field service or maintenance position)
A minimum of 3 years of experience in an engineering, operations, or aviation maintenance position
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university or college
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Demonstrated analytical and quality improvement ability
Demonstrated technical expertise in engine repair, troubleshooting, shop operations, and testing
Demonstrated understanding of the financial / commercial impact of technical solutions
Ability to make formal presentations to all levels of the organization, customers and peers
Ability to work with all levels of maintenance, engineering, and management
Demonstrated use of project management skills and metrics to achieve program goals
Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and influence customer and peers
Ability to work across global teams
Fluent in English – proficiency in local language preferred
Significant experience with customers and airline operations
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