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General Electric GE Aviation Data Science -12 Month Placement, Wales in Cardiff, United Kingdom

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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 (http://www.geaviation.com/) , 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 needs...is you.

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, placements 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.

Roles and Responsibilities

GE Aviation is becoming a digital industrial business with its ability to harness large streams of data that are providing incredible insights and in turn, real operational value for customers. We are seeking highly motivated individual to contribute to our digital future.

At GE you will work within the Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning Team to develop and apply algorithms to transform raw data into actionable insights. As the Data Analyst Intern you will possess analytical skills, a structured approach to problem solving, and statistical knowledge.

Our job is to work alongside GE Aviation Wales to develop, test and deploy analytics or software which provide significant insights and improvements to the business. We also develop custom in-house tools to help us deliver our projects efficiently and effectively. We support a wide range of internal customers and every project is different and gives the opportunity to learn something new. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting in the collection, validation, and analysis of data to support business objectives. Primary focus will be labour hours, cost and TAT, but there is a requirement to support the business with all ad-hoc data requests

  • Use analytical methods to monitor trends and identify problems as they emerge

  • Assist in the development, test and deployment of analytical dashboards/tools/reports including the maintenance of existing capabilities

  • Providing support to the site data analyst, inventory analyst as well as supporting production planners with daily tasks, maintenance of plans and upkeep of SAP

  • Work with operations teams to understand the reality behind the data and provide commentary to support reporting packs.

  • Assisting in the preparation of clear and insightful presentations.

If you are passionate about Data Science, we would love to hear from you.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Analytical scripting skills – Python and SQL preferred

  • Experience of Machine Learning and advanced analytic techniques

Useful Information

  • All placements are 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/www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration)

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

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