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General Electric Skilled Mechanic - Test Cell in Prestwick, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out all tasks as instructed through Cell Leader or Lead Mechanic for designated area.

  • Work closely to Manual defined limits.

  • Ability to carry out complex tasks which include disassembly/assembly of aero engine modules and/or components to defined specification.

  • Comply with all Company procedures in respect of Health and Safety, Quality and current working practices.

Qualifications & requirements:

  • Recognized engineering apprenticeship with some years of experience thereafter (preferable but not essential).

  • Previous experience within an aviation environment would be advantageous.

  • Fully conversant with use of high tech equipment and measuring equipment.

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of computer based applications.

  • High level of quality within their completed tasks.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team or on own initiative.

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

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that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.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

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No