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General Electric GE Aviation US Edison Engineering Development Program - Aviation Systems - 2023 Start in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

Help invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely as a Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP) member! The EEDP Program is a comprehensive program for those who have a passion for technology, technical excellence, and share in GE’s values. It will increase the participants’ professional development through intense technical training and business-critical assignments. EEDP's will gain technical and business skills to actively and continually contribute to GE’s future. If you love technology and desire an engineering career, then EEDP is for you!

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The program is rotational nature of the Program, the Edison Engineering Development Program can be three to four assignments in related areas. The rotation assignments are intended to develop your engineering skills while working in product development teams. These rotations lead to a deepened understanding of engineering at GE and will lead to exciting roles when moving off program. As a member of the program you also receive continuous education through in-house coursework, GE lead training's, and University advanced studies.

In addition, as part of the Edison Engineering Development Program - EEDP, you will:

  • Plan and perform assigned tasks within the framework of areas’ schedules, budget, quality and cost constraints while maintaining accuracy and thoroughness

  • Demonstrate ability to understand and apply engineering fundamentals in the business environment

  • Demonstrate analytical / problem solving through number orientation

  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operation goals

  • Contribute to their accomplishment

  • Propose new analyses, techniques and methodologies with respect to specific area of responsibility where applicable

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering

  • Basic understanding of engineering and/or manufacturing fundamentals

  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering or manufacturing

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms

  • Strong team skills with demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Must be willing to relocate and be willing to move as business needs change

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Characteristics

Preference will be given to persons that have:

  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in the design field such as hardware design, systems design or software design/applications;

  • A strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering;

  • Demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving;

  • Demonstrated program / project management skills working on and leading teams

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes