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General Electric Naval Automation System Service Engineer in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Job Description Summary

The Field Service Engineer will support naval automation systems installed on military ships in a global context, remotely supporting the team dedicated to the commissioning of a foreign Navy aircraft carrier, with the possibility of short-term interventions at the customer's site.

The activity will continue with customer support after the final delivery.

The candidate will have to manage the maintenance contracts that will be signed with the end customer. During the life phase of the plant, it will have to manage the evolution of technologies and propose the resolution of existing obsolescence.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide remote technical assistance during on-board installation, preventive and corrective maintenance according to GE Avio instructions and procedures (technical and safety)

  • Manage and provide the maintenance activities with customers: troubleshooting, interventions, reporting, giving assistance by mail or phone, training of crew onboard or in site, defining schedule of maintenance.

  • Assist in ensuring parts meet established schedules.

  • Review reported malfunctions and identified / analyze any undesirable trends

  • Propose and drive solutions for components obsolescence management.

  • Carry out functional tests of systems or components with the presence of Inspectors, if required by customer

  • Issue of technical documents (i.e. reports, specifications, electrical schemes, test procedures) relevant to the systems to be maintained or retrofit

  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated.

  • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue.

  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures


  • Degree in Electronics Engineering, master preferred

  • Knowledge of electronics and control system

  • Available for short-term business trips in the EU and outside the EU

  • Capability to manage concurrent and different tasks.

  • Spirit of initiative and autonomy facing problems emerging in technical environment with many actors.

  • Ability to manage a small technical group

  • Good Analysis skills and strong attention to detail

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally

  • Work Visa, according to local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Orientation to Customer

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Good English language knowledge, both written and oral

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