General Electric Technical Programme Lead - NPI Test Equipment in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

The Technical Programme Lead for NPT Test Equipment utilises experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to successfully influence short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for leading key aspects of project execution including scope, schedule, cost, technical, risk and quality for their discipline

  • Responsible for planning the processes, procedures and design practices that are tailored from governing organizational documents for their discipline

  • Responsible to collaborate across project to:

  • Identify and resolve project issues within development teams, escalating when required

  • Ensure overall project deliverables are met- Accountable as the Control Accountant Manager for project elements delegated by the Engineering Project Manager.- Responsible for leading day-to-day activities of Individual Contributors.- Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews.- Ensure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.The Test System Department designs and develops state of the art custom test Hardware and Software, Test Harnesses and Documentation for all up and coming Avionics Products being designed and built within our facility. Working closely with 3rd party manufacturing houses to produce TE to our requirements. We also design and manufacture a variety of smaller test boxes, breakout boxes and test cables to support NPI development. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, (or equivalent)

  • Strong experience in an engineering positionApplications 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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working 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 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams

  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability About Us: GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham