General Electric Jig Borer in Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom

Role Summary:

We have an immediate requirement for two Skilled Jig Borers to join our busy jog boring team, to deliver high quality parts for delivery against a number of long term aviation contracts. Working to high tolerances, the role will machine small batch and bespoke aerospace components to the required quality, within budget and timescales.

Essential Responsibilities:

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Work with minimum supervision, you will be able to bore holes to high tolerances using tables and platterns as part of compound set ups

  • Be able to use standard measuring equipment and various gauges, including electronic, bore micrometers and verniers

  • Work to the daily schedule and high drawing tolerances

  • Be expected to self-inspect, once you are trained to Approved Operator standard

  • Complete work route cards and other documentation to maintain component traceability

  • Work as part of the Jig Bore team and other teams, such as Inspection and Quality

  • Overtime is available as required


  • Experience in working in a tool room or similar environment using a jig bore machine. This role may also suit a manual miller who is looking to expend their skills/experience

  • This is a physical job and some lifting will be required

  • Willing to work various shift patterns - These vacancies are required for night shift predominantly but other shifts may be available. Relevant shift premium will be payable

  • Well organised and methodical approach

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

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that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Apprentice/Time served general machinist or toolmaker

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Aviation at , 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.

Locations: United Kingdom; Hamble-le-Rice