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General Electric Test Engineer in Arkansas City, Kansas

Job Description Summary

The Test Engineer/Front Line Leader leads activities for assigned engine programs. In this role, you will be responsible to review shop manuals for test procedure changes, review/update quality documentation, and manage the hourly test personnel in their daily activities.

Job Description

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and coordinate the repair of test cell equipment

  • Be the primary focal for select engine models for all test related activities

  • Coordinate with other test sites for best practices

  • Posses solid technical skills and solve problems quickly

  • Manage a small group of hourly technicians that includes approving payroll, maintaining tracking spreadsheets, job assignments, and training

  • Support and perform work in compliance to all Environmental, Health, and Safety programs, policies, and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with at least 3 years of manufacturing or shop experience)

  • Minimum of 5 additional years of direct manufacturing, assembly, or test cell experience

  • Willing to work overtime to include weekends

Desired Characteristics:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills including the ability to lead specialized industrial electronics, PLC software

  • Aircraft engine test experience on CFM56, CF34, CT7/T700 engine programs

  • Project management skills

  • Airframe and Powerplants license

  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology advancements

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

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.

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 drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes