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General Electric Repair Technology Engineer in Rugby, United Kingdom

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Job Description

GE Steam Power Operations Engineering

The mission of GE Steam Power Operations Engineering (SPOPS) is to safely develop and execute on our capabilities for Services driving competitive advantage for Steam Power and superior value for customers. We deliver on our mission by providing engineering support to the services regions, including manufacturing & repair shops, parts services, outage engineering, tendering and product management.

Within the SPOPS engineering organization the Generator Core Service ITR Engineering team is responsible for providing all necessary engineering services in support of core service business (outages, parts and repairs).

Purpose of the job;

The Repair Technology Engineer (RTE), based in Rugby, will play a key role in the Generator Core Service ITR team, dedicated to enabling the Generator Rotor workshop to execute projects to a high quality through engineering support for tooling and process development, process qualification, process implementation and engineering documentation. Additionally, the RTE will provide daily production support to ongoing projects in the rotor workshop.

Main duties and responsibilities will include;

As an RTE, you will be expected to provide workshop engineering support to projects in the Rugby Generator Service Centre, collaborate with Core ITR and SPOPS Engineering teams, and support the qualification of new processes and methods into the workshop. Be on-time in fulfilling program objectives, schedules, cost and quality requirements. In this role, you will:

  • Provide primary support to the Rugby repair shop activities with Repair Engineering Instructions, Inspection & Test plans, Bills of Materials (BOM) and Purchasing & Requisition Orders (PRO), tooling design and provision, new process implementation and support for existing processes.

  • Develop expertise in generator component repair, processes, tooling and testing

  • In association with Core ITR Engineers, develop new Repair Instructions, assist with non-conformance dispositions and support revision of existing repair instructions.

  • Provide support to the development and improvement of existing generator maintenance, and repair processes and procedures.

  • Support Lean manufacturing through cost reduction, cycle reduction, and product quality enhancement projects.

  • Author or contribute to the development of Repair Instructions / work instructions / standards and design practices associated with this technology area. Highlight lessons learned and make repair practices / design standards changes or other appropriate changes in practices to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Contribute to engineering design review activities, and lessons learned.


  • HND, or equivalent, in Engineering

  • Team player with exceptional influence and interpersonal skills

  • Experience of manufacturing/workshop processes.

  • Has contributed to the solving of significant technical problems in workshop processes

  • Focused on Quality, Cost, On-time, and On-budget Performance

  • Metric focused and excellent communication and presentation capability

  • Strong process discipline with sound analytic skills

  • Strong Customer Service Mindset

  • Creative and innovative mindset

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No