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General Electric GE Aviation Manufacturing Engineering - 12 Month Placement, Gloucester in Gloucester, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Job Description

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components, along with avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft. At GE Aviation, we invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GE9X engines, driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, or unlocking new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to moving the aerospace industry forward.

If you join us, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. At GE Aviation, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and cross-functionally with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. If you’re passionate about generating advances in aviation to solve some of the world’s toughest problems and are looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE Aviation as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works.

If you’re interested in working within aviation and looking for an internship rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and development, then join GE. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world needs...is you.

Role Summary

In the 12-month Manufacturing Engineering Internship, you'll gain invaluable skills and experience covering all aspects of manufacturing engineering from production to Lean Six Sigma. You could be supporting engineering design, production, materials management and cost reduction projects, liaising across different departments or helping to plan production activities and logistics.

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects supported by your manager and team around you. We will support you throughout the year to ensure you make the best of your GE experience. Your manager will offer coaching and mentoring, and the Company will provide the opportunity to connect with other interns across the UK.

If you are passionate about Manufacturing Engineering, we would love to hear from you.

About Gloucester

Dowty Propellers, part of GE Aviation Systems based in Gloucestershire, is a leading supplier of advanced technology, composite-bladed propeller systems for a wide range of regional turboprop and military transport aircraft. As a world-leading manufacturer of integrated propeller systems, Dowty Propellers provides solutions for the propulsion systems of today and tomorrow. Key programs include the Lockheed Martin C-130J, the De-Haviland, Dash 8-400 and the Leonardo C-27J.

Its products are used in applications that range from regional airliners and military airlifters to marine hovercraft. Operated by a highly skilled workforce, Dowty Propellers’ in-house production expertise for composite blades includes application of resin transfer molding processes, which have been continuously evolved and perfected since 1976; and the use of braiding machines that rapidly and accurately apply the blades’ fibre outer layers.

Useful Information

  • All internships are available to penultimate/final year students and will start between June to August 2021, for a duration of 12 months.

  • Application deadline is 31st December 2020. However, we review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply ASAP. Vacancies will close once filled.

  • The selection stages include online assessments, video interview and a final round interview.

  • Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, we will progress the most suitable one. If in future you are deemed to be suitable for other opportunities, we will automatically consider you for these too.

Candidate Requirements

Role Specific Skills

  • Currently studying towards an Engineering related degree – penultimate/final year

  • Keen interest in Manufacturing Engineering

Intern Skills

  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects

  • Organised & able to work towards deadlines

  • Inspired and curious to learn

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to take ownership for projects

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Able to work as part of a team

An internship at GE Aviation is an opportunity to learn while doing. At GE Aviation, you’ll work with business leaders in an atmosphere that will challenge you, while doing work that makes an immediate impact.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship 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 Visas and Immigration website.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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