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General Electric Talent Development & Training Operations Leader in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Description Summary

The Aviation Systems Talent Development team sets the strategy for the development of engineers around the globe, including the intern experience, Apprentice and Leadership programs (EEDP) and technical competency model.

The Talent Development & Training Operations Leader will focus on optimizing the operations for the department, manage US intern program, manage team key performance indicators (KPI), implement lean and standard work and assist with US Leadership program. They will partner with HR and Engineering managers throughout the business.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Will own the US Aviation Systems Engineering Intern program including recruiting strategy, partnering with the intern office, job matching, intern experience and onboarding and other duties with the program

  • Operationalize the department KPIs

  • Implement standard work with common processes

  • Lead the Talent Development team’s Lean journey

  • Assist with the Leadership Program interview process

  • Partner with University Relations to set strategy for University recruiting efforts

  • Manage electronic media for Talent Development including the websites, Yammer pages, etc.

  • Administration of process and approvals for Controlled Title Holder titles

  • Coordinate the Technical Talent Review process for the Chief Engineers Office

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Engineering, HR or related field

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Engineering, HR and/or Technical Learning Discipline

*Work location is flexible, will consider significant Aviation locations.

Desired Characteristics

  • Previous experience with lean transformation and tools

  • Previous experience with early talent, university students and/or recruiting

  • Related experience within a Talent Acquisition or Recruitment role

  • Strong project management / organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

  • Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn

  • Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively

  • Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed

  • Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more!

This position may be eligible for the following flexible work arrangements (FWA):

  • Hybrid work schedule (3 days in office; 2 days remote)

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