General Electric Lead Test Systems Engineer in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

This role encompasses all engineering disciplines with exposure to various electronic systems, products and technologies.

Working within the Sustainment Engineering team, the Test Systems Support Engineer provides through-life expertise and support for those test systems used in the manufacture of aviation products and components. They are responsible for the resolution of engineering, process, and test issues maximising production yield in order to satisfy the needs of our customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Test Systems Engineer will be responsible for investigating and resolving engineering issues with Test Systems. Working in a production environment, the engineer will be capable of diagnosing test system electrical and electronic issues as well as driving design changes. The role requires handling of multiple tasks and the ability to respond to changing priorities whilst still delivering against task completion commitments.

Key Activities

  • Rapid response to production test equipment failures

  • Technical investigation of test equipment issues

  • Provide root cause analysis and corrective action resulting from FRACAS activities (Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System)

  • Update and release of supporting documentation

  • Scoping and progressing longer term solutions

  • Closing out new and ongoing Corrective Actions

  • Scoping work for outsource suppliers

  • Drive down the cost of production through the generation and execution of process improvement and material cost reduction initiatives

  • Ensuring compliance with mandatory regulations, standards and company processes Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Qualification to degree level in an electronic/electrical discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience

  • Technical knowledge of Test Systems hardware and software

  • Experience/knowledge of electrical and electronics hardware and software design and support activities

  • Experience of working in a similar role and environment, not limited to aerospaceApplications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate 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 Border Agency website 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 Desired Characteristics:

  • Labwindows CVI / Teststand / scripting language programming experience

  • C/C++ programming experience of developing software which interfaces with Test Equipment hardware

  • Proactive self-starter

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Planning and task management skills

  • Good communication skills About Us: At GE Aviation at , we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come. GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham