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General Electric Lead Materials Engineer in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

This role is to support the site in the general area of materials. This will include support for the replacement of existing materials due to obsolescence, direction and advice in the use of materials in new and existing applications, representing the company to customers and maintenance of company material standards,

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be able to work with a minimum of supervision, have a proven ability to support interactions between programs, customers, trade associations, institutions and development programs with the ability to take a leading role.

  • Identification and replacement of existing materials due to obsolescence

  • for direction and advice in the use of materials in new and existing applications

  • to represent the company in materials issues to customers

  • to maintain internal material standard documents

  • to be aware of new manufacturing techniques and their applicability to site processes

  • in liaison with EHS, to insure continued site compliance to REACh legislation.


  • to liaise with other GE sites to ensure a common response to potential internal changes and external requested activity.

  • to represent the business in various UK and EU trade associations.

  • to participate in UKGov and EU part financed consortia in connection with academic institutions.

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 (

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: Yes