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General Electric Lead Engineer - Mechanical Components in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

OCRobotics is based in Bristol, UK. This is a great opportunity to work within a small multi-disciplinary engineering team working across sectors ranging from Aerospace, Oil and Gas and construction.

The role will include activities contributing to the design and development of innovative products, solutions and systems. This includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components as well as delivery of new systems to the marketplace. The role will also include the Technical leadership of one or more projects with direct day to day leadership of team of cross discipline engineers. The successful candidate should have deep technical understanding in areas of product development and delivery that can, alongside support from peers and other senior engineers contribute to the development of procedures and practices to support the work of the wider engineering team to ensure end products meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements. This work requires proven mechanical engineering skills and a wider appreciation of software and/or electrical engineering

  • Includes direct people management responsibility including mentoring and day-to-day supervision and supporting wider business with resourcing and schedule budgeting.

  • Utilizes in-depth engineering knowledge, analytical thinking and technical experience to deliver innovative products in a challenging environment

  • Has knowledge of best practices on how to deliver robust products and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

  • Willingness to challenge the normal way of doing things and has proven ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to develop innovative solutions to real work problems.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to use multiple internal and external sources outside of own teams to arrive at decisions.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Supporting head of department with coaching and mentoring of more junior team members.

  • Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field. Conveys performance expectations and may handle sensitive issues.

Required Qualifications/experience

  • Good degree in a rigorous mechanical engineering subject or CEng IMechE.

  • Good experience of mechanical design

  • Experience of design for manufacture

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Proven delivery

Desired Characteristics

Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems. Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs. Established project management skills.

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 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

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 (http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-baseline-personnel-security-standard)

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. (http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration)

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Additional Information

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