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General Electric Senior Quality Staff Manager - Central Quality Leader in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Role Summary:Reporting directly to the Site Quality Leader, this role will have primary accountability for the site Quality Management System, and the associated oversight necessary to meet the requirements of Cheltenham’s regulatory and airworthiness supply chain approvals. The successful candidate will lead a broad team of Quality Professionals, covering all areas of Quality regulatory compliance, internal and external auditing, production oversight and support and internal Quality corrective action.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility and ownership for the Cheltenham site Quality Management System

  • Quality Form 4 accountability for the Cheltenham Aftermarket Pt 145 business

  • Quality Form 4 accountability for the Cheltenham OEM Pt 21G business

  • Driving product, process and compliance improvement through the Production Quality cell-based Team

  • Competency assurance for supply chain operations on site

  • DOA/POA arrangement assurance

  • Partnership with DQA and CEO governance

  • Ownership of all relevant regulatory oversight audits and interactions with relevant bodies

  • Involvement in relevant UK steering groups

  • Setting the strategy for quality reporting of metrics and regulatory performance on a monthly basis

  • Collaborate pro-actively with internal and external peers, colleagues and stakeholders to establish strong functional partnerships

  • Proactively carry out all People Leader responsibilities for the team, including managing performance and development against both technical and behavioural requirements

  • Continuous process improvement within areas of responsibility


  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject from an accredited University

  • Proven, credible experience in relevant Aviation Technical and People Leadership positions

  • Proven experience within an Aviation (or equivalent major industry)

  • Quality function/Leadership role is highly desirable


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 ofemployment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

  • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

  • Established project management skills.

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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