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General Electric Repair NPI Leader in Pomigliano D'Arco, Italy

Job Description Summary

At Avio Aero, a GE Aviation Business unit, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.

As Repair NPI Leader you will coordinate the industrial activities devoted to the NPI for new repair program and will be the Supply Chain interface for the Program Manager and the Customer.

In this role you will define program development plans throughout the Supply Chain, coordinating all the Product Centers and the functions involved (Quality, Purchasing, Technology Department) and being the SC primary interface for the Program Manager.

The goals of this role will mainly consist in matching the program milestones, reaching the Production Readiness and the Manufacturing Target Cost.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and technical direction for a specific repair program with significant business impact

  • Establish a plan, define tasks and objectives and identify resources/funding source

  • Manage the program, provide interim reports to customer, modify plan as required

  • Provide counsel to the team on design practices and standards

  • Coordinate and support the Supply Chain Department’s and the involved plants in the execution of the activities required by the development plan

  • Effectively communicate with the Customer and/or program manager to ensure the product quality is delivered

  • Ensure development, implementation, and maintenance of technical operating plans for each assigned program, matching the program delivery, milestones, the industrialization targets, the product quality, the capability and capacity needs

  • Effectively communicate and influence partnership programs, interactions, and relationships

  • Support processes to improve efficiencies of the team

  • Drive the Program team and the SC Department’s to achieve the Production Readiness on new repairs

  • Responsible for reporting-out frequently on the status of initiatives, and client business performance

  • support program manager to develop risk analysis on new repair industrialization plans


  • Engineering Bachelor’s degree

  • Significant technical competence on products and processes, obtained in Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Production Engineering

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Previous experience on leading multi-discipline engineering/GSC/technical teams

  • Ability to guide and lead others in a matrix environment

  • Prior program / project management experience

  • Fluency in Italian and English

  • Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to manage complex multi-year technical programs in a matrix resource environment

  • Knowledge of CRO/service environment

  • Strong influencing skills in a global environment

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

  • Strong process discipline with sound analytic and statistical skills

What we offer

Smart working and work life-balance

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.

Total Rewards

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits platform

  • GE Aviation share plan

  • Life and injury insurance

  • Private medical cover

  • Employee assistant program

  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)

  • Local special agreements and discounts

  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family

  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings

Inclusion & Diversity

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No