General Electric Lead Engineer 2 - Testing_AVI in Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Job Description Summary
As a Lead Qualification Engineer you will be responsible for the set-up, execution and reporting of qualification tests. You will demonstrate independence and sound technical judgment in identifying problems and formulate solutions. You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving and share technical knowledge with others in the group, team and across the organisation. You will also be responsible for training others, helping with planning within the department and liaising with customers where needed.
Perform qualification testing on products to include:
Vibration and various mechanical tests.
Temperature, pressure, and various environmental tests.
Electrical Power Variations tests and be able to support within the Electrical Power Integration Centre including operating & maintaining the specialised HV electrical test equipment and it's supporting infrastructure.
Experience with maintaining Vibration systems and Thermal chambers and have an awareness of the regulations around this equipment.
Enable projects to enter qualification on time and meet schedule requirements including shift-work where necessary.
To write Qualification Test Reports and help with Qualification Plans & Procedures including supporting document reviews and release.
Liaise with projects to ensure the test requirements are correct and are met during the initial and de-risk activities to ensure the qualification program runs smoothly.
Travel off site to support testing of EMC and other miscellaneous environmental tests.
Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments.
Ensure proper documentation of technical data is generated for the assigned projects and/or
tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.
Qualifications / Requirements
An appropriate degree or HNC level or above in an engineering discipline plus significant experience, or other equivalent knowledge and experience appropriate to Qualification Testing.
Experience of technical report writing and Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience of Mechanical and Electrical equipment, especially working with live electrical testing
and HV systems.
Experience of RTCA DO-160 or MIL-STD-810 or similar standard.
Experience with Aircraft based qualification testing.
A positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion for engineering.
Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding internal customer milestones.
Good problem solving and solution building skills.
Good communication skills to team, peers, and management.
GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.
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;
•Group income protection
•Private medical cover
•Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell
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
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.
Relocation Assistance Provided: No