General Electric GE Aviation Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering - 12 Month Placement, Wales in Cardiff, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
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 an internship 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 needs...is 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 interns across the UK.
If you are passionate about Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering, we would love to hear from you.
About GE Aviation Wales
GE Aviation Wales specialises in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of a range of commercial jet engines. The facility, based in Nantgarw, just North of Cardiff, occupies over 1.2 million square foot of workshop space and has two state-of-the-art aircraft engine testing facilities, along with a significant repair capability – known as Component Repair Wales.
The site has the capability to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for a range of engine types – including the world’s most powerful commercial aircraft engine the GE90 115B and the world’s most popular commercial engine the CFM56.
As one of the largest commercial aircraft engine maintenance facilities in the world, with annual sales of over $2.9bn, the business works with over 90 customers worldwide, including Emirates, TUI, Lufthansa, Delta, United, ANA and British Airways.
In 2017, GE Aviation Wales was selected as the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility of choice for the GE9X; which will become the world’s largest and most fuel-efficient jet engine when it launches into service. The business will benefit from a £5m investment from the Welsh Government to support the total £20m investment put forward by the business, to equip and upskill the facility to be ready to maintain the GE9X fleet when it enters service on the new Boeing 777X aircraft.
GE Aviation Wales places a strong focus on providing career opportunities for talented individuals. Our apprenticeship, internship and work experience opportunities have been built to ensure the long-term success of our business by developing the next generation of technical, engineering and problem-solving talent.
All internships are available to penultimate/final year students and will start between June to August 2021, for a duration of 12 months.
Application deadline is 31st December 2020. 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.
Role Specific Skills
Currently studying towards an Engineering related degree – penultimate/final year
Passionate about engineering
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
An internship 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.
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, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website