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General Electric GE Aviation Systems Engineering - 12 Month Placement, OC Robotics Bristol in Bristol, United Kingdom

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Job Description

About Us

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components, along with avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft.  


At GE Aviation ( , we invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GE9X engines, driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, or unlocking new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to moving the aerospace industry forward. If you join us, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead.  


At GE Aviation, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and cross-functionally with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. If you’re passionate about generating advances in aviation to solve some of the world’s toughest problems and are looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE Aviation as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works.  

If you’re interested in working within aviation and looking for a placement rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and development, then join GE. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world you.

Being part of Oliver Crispin Robotics (OC Robotics/OCR) is so much more than just turning up and getting a pay cheque at the end of the month, the team are talented, dedicated and hardworking.  Every day at OC Robotics is different and you will be exposed to interesting and challenging opportunities while working with some of the biggest companies in the world.  If you are not afraid of a challenge then this is a great place to learn.

Although we are a robotics hardware company, a robotics degree is not a pre-requisite. We need high-energy, self-motivated individuals with the vision to help carry our business forward.  The work is academically rigorous, intellectually demanding, and requires exceptional problem-solving, communication, leadership and interpersonal skills. 

Our offices are in Bristol in the South West of England – an area fast becoming a major centre for robotics. The South West is a beautiful place to live, with good infrastructure, great universities and fabulous beaches not far away from the city of Bristol. Our offices are located a few minutes’ walk from Filton Abbey Wood Station and on a regular bus route.

Roles and Responsibilities

In the 12-month Systems Engineering Placement, you'll gain invaluable skills and experience in covering all aspects of systems engineering from requirements capturing, system design and verification. You could be helping with gaining and maintaining network connectivity and providing support services to customers or process improvement using IT systems internally.

If you’re interested in working within aviation and looking for an Placement rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and development, then join GE. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world you.

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects supported by your manager and team around you. We will support you throughout the year to ensure you make the best of your GE experience. Your manager will offer coaching and mentoring, and the Company will provide the opportunity to connect with other placement students across the UK.

If you are passionate about Systems Engineering, we would love to hear from you.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Currently studying towards an Engineering related degree – penultimate/final year

  • Keen interest in Systems Engineering

Desired Characteristics

  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects

  • Organised& able to work towards deadlines

  • Inspired and curious to learn

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to take ownership for projects

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Able to work as part of a team

A placement at GE Aviation is an opportunity to learn while doing. At GE Aviation, you’ll work with business leaders in an atmosphere that will challenge you, while doing work that makes an immediate impact.

Useful Information

  • Allplacementsare available to penultimate/final year students and will start between June to August 2022, for a duration of 12 months.

  • Application deadline is 31st December 2021. However, we review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply ASAP. Vacancies will close once filled.

  • The selection stages include online assessments, video interview and a final round interview.

  • Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, we will progress the most suitable one. If in future you are deemed to be suitable for other opportunities, we will automatically consider you for these too.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation 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          

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection            

  • Private medical cover    

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

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. (https://https/

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 (https://https/

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No