General Electric Manufacturing Engineering Team Leader in Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Role Summary:It’s an exciting time to be joining our Cheltenham site where we are working on some of aviation’s biggest platforms! This role, known internally as Manufacturing Engineering Manager, would suit an inspiring people leader with a passion for people development.
Essential Responsibilities:Responsibilities of the role will include; the shaping of manufacturing engineering strategy within GE, providing leadership and ensuring output against programme milestones and manufacturing cell deliverables and accountability for high value business projects to deliver productivity, cost out and capacity where required.
Manage the capacity, well-being and technical deliverables of a team of Manufacturing Engineers.
Deliver the recognised supervisory responsibilities including those relating to PD@GE (Delivery to Priorities), career & professional development, recruitment and performance management.
Define, execute and drive plans for development of required skill sets within the team.
Promote a culture of Continuous Improvement and data / analytical led decision making.
Develop the requirements across engineering disciplines and their relationship with other functions to deliver enhanced business and Manufacturing Engineering Team performance.
Act as a mentor primarily within the ME team and across departmental boundaries where appropriate.
Ensure full ME support on manufacturing cells in line with delivery commitments.
Lead the team to deliver validated design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment to ensure integrity of design is met.
Develop use of maturity and risk mitigation tools such as MRL and PFMEA within area of responsibility.
Use the data generated to drive improvement projects.
Be cognisant of relevant toll gate reviews.
Proactively assess product and processes against future toll gate requirements and drive action to ensure readiness.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or
college (or a high school diploma / GED with demonstrable experience in
electronics or electro mechanical Manufacturing).
- Additional proven experience of production process
and equipment in a world class manufacturing environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to develop, lead and coach other
Skilled in influencing others and leadership of
small-mid sized teams
Lead technical initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects
- Effective problem identification and solution
- Working knowledge of FAI, PFMEA, MRL and Lean 6
- Proven analytical and organizational skills
Applications 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
- Chartered Engineer status, or working towards Chartership would be advantageous
About Us:At GE Aviation, 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 tackle 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 ground breaking 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.
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