General Electric Composite Manufacturing Engineer in Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Composite Manufacturing Engineer Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer (ME) is responsible for all aspects of the internal manufacturing process. The position will also provide support to all other functions within the business to ensure the team of composite ME’s achieve required deliverables whilst meeting all safety, regulatory and cost requirements. This role is initially planned to work continental shift patterns, however you may be required to work on a different shift.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Good leadership skills including coaching, mentoring and team engagement

  • Able to manage a team, ensuring goals and objectives are met

  • Manage own performance against agreed goal and objectives, accountable for quality, on time delivery and budget

  • Understand and liaise with customer to support both internal and external customers

  • Support NTI and equipment upgrades from purchase through to installation and commissioning. Share best practices with other GE locations

  • Facilitate all elements of manufacturing engineering such as process planning, tooling, inspection criteria / equipment, lean methodologies

  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) both from a Design for Manufacture perspective and implementation

  • Support the tooling function, identify tooling needs and support tool design from concept through to final design

  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment

  • Ensure processes contribute to a safe working environment and meet EHS requirements. Support/lead EHS projects

  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation

  • Support the quality function through integration of QC documentation and manufacturing methods Instructions

  • Track/drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for production issues

  • Define, enable and measure process capability.

  • Utilize lean-manufacturing principles and participate/lead in action workouts to improve process capability, improve quality, reduce overall costs and increase capacity

  • Lead/support training activities within the manufacturing environment

  • Prioritisation of workload and project planning to support customer needs

  • Technically proficient within their discipline

  • Participate / Lead in local and site wide initiatives. Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Strong leadership skills including coaching, mentoring and team engagement

  • Strong Interpersonal and influencing skills, including stakeholder management

  • Ability to manage multiple complex assignments & priorities and achieve results

  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail

  • Highly effective problem-solving skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • In depth working knowledge of manufacturing engineering process and methodologies within the aviation domain

  • Proficiency in Microsoft (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Degree in Engineering / Technical discipline or equivalent knowledge and experienceApplications 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:

  • Project management skills

  • In-depth knowledge of composite manufacturing process

  • Positive approach to challenging situations

  • Prepared to travel within the UK and overseas to meet the customer and/or our suppliers

  • Prepared to work continental shift patterns About Us: At GE Aviation at http://www.geaviation.com , we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.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, and according with all local laws protecting different status. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GEEuropeCareers , join our LinkedIn Group or become a fan of our Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GECareers page. Receive job and event notifications by becoming a member of the GE Talent Community . Stay up to date on what’s happening at GE around the globe by checking out the GE Careers Blog at http://careers.geblogs.com . Locations: United Kingdom; Hamble-le-Rice