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General Electric Test Systems Sustainment Engineer in Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

An opportunity has arisen for a Test Systems Sustainment Engineer in the Power, Displays and Controllers Test Systems group. As a Test Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the continued support of Test Equipment (TE) that is employed in a production environment across the Avionics and Power Supply Chain environments.

You will demonstrate good Project Management skills, provide technical updates, advice, and guidance to all stakeholders, whilst completing Root Cause Analysis of complex problems to provide appropriate solutions, owning allocated Corrective Actions across all product portfolios.

Job Description

Test Systems Sustainment Engineer

An opportunity has arisen for a Test Systems Sustainment Engineer in the Power, Displays and Controllers Test Systems group. As a Test Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for the continued support of Test Equipment (TE) that is employed in a production environment across the Avionics and Power Supply Chain environments.

You will demonstrate good Project Management skills, provide technical updates, advice, and guidance to all stakeholders, whilst completing Root Cause Analysis of complex problems to provide appropriate solutions, owning allocated Corrective Actions across all product portfolios.

  • Responsible for an allocated Business Unit (BU) Leader, acting as part of the TE Sustainment team that supports all BU associated TE issues and projects.

  • Accountable for allocated Business Unit specific Corrective Actions, managing technical content and monitoring progress (to closure) whilst able to escalate resource/priority constraints to senior leaders.

  • Provide technical advice to the Test Systems NPI and Response teams.

  • Able to work safely in all TE Sustainment Lab Space.

  • Drive metrics to capture complexity and rate of progress of projects.

  • Mentor less experienced engineers.

  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews.

  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments.

  • Participate on teams assigned to address organisational initiatives and engineering issues.

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned project and/or tasks in line with engineering policies and procedures.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Batchelor’s degree/HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering discipline

  • Technical experience

  • Basic Project Management skills

  • Experience/knowledge working in a highly regulated industry and adhering to a Quality driven system.

  • NPI process knowledge/experience

  • Experience with configuration/change management tools

  • Debugging/fault finding skills

  • Hardware/Software integration experience

  • Experience working on engineering initiatives within the wider engineering business

  • Excellent communication skills to team, peers and all levels of management

Desired Characteristics

  • Test Systems Sustainment process knowledge/experience

  • Good people skills and a firm interest in developing own engineering skills and knowledge.

  • An appetite to drive Continuous Improvement initiatives and invest in process development/refinement.

About Us 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 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

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