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General Electric Repair Planning Leader in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Coordinate and expedite the flow of materials (from suppliers and also within departments) according to production schedules. Plan and schedule material/production needs. Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.

The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning Leader, roles and responsibilities include:-

  • Drive adherence to plan via Production Schedulers (direct reports) and ensure Repair plans support Engines Overhaul plans

  • Monitor labour hours & proactively identify opportunities for improvements

  • Support development of digital planning tools

  • Work alongside the Operations Leaders and Repair Engineers for FTY improvement projects

  • Proactively identify opportunities for labour-flexing across repair shops / site, ensuring that production plans are always met whilst labour capacity is always fully utilized

  • Use information provided by Site Data Analyst and Production

  • Schedulers to optimize repair plans, minimizing cost and TAT.

  • Work with CRW Operations leaders on training plans, productivity and utilization

  • Co-ordinate the 4 repair stream strategies

  • Work with the Site Data Analyst / SIOP leader on headcount requirements

  • Monitor labour hour booking practices to ensure accurate reporting

  • Work with wider planning team on short/long term business planning; labour and tooling capacity

  • Coach and mentor direct reports

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university of college, or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Must work well under pressure with the ability to make logical decisions in short timeframes

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Experienced user of ERP systems (e.g. SAP)

  • Knowledge of Lean principles

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal & leadership skills

  • Works well with teams and individual at all levels of the business

Desired Characteristics

  • Team player

  • Familiar with the SIOP concept

  • Experience in a planning environment

  • Knowledge of Component Repair Wales activities and processes

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 Aerospace 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

  • Performance related bonus

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

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

Equal Opportunities

GE Aerospace Wales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

GE Aerospace Wales is a Disability Confident Committed employer, and welcomes applications from disabled candidates. We are dedicated to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible to all. Should you require any adjustments to our recruitment processes or would like to ask us a question please contact .

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 (

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. (


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No