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General Electric Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP) in United Kingdom

Role Summary:The Operations Management Leadership Program accelerates development of Graduate talent and produces leaders capable of meeting the challenges of the Operations function at GE Aviation. This is a 2-year program that allows participants to build leadership and functional skills through three 8-month challenging rotational assignments and training. Participants are involved in strategic initiatives while making significant contributions to the business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • OMLP is a 2-year program consisting of 3 eight-month rotations that allow members to build leadership and functional skills through challenging rotational assignments and world-class training. Typical rotations include one or more of the following:

  • Manufacturing Shop Operations Supervisor

  • Sourcing/Materials Management (procurement, material flow)

  • Technical (lean, manufacturing engineer / process engineer)

Coursework includes: Project Management, Negotiation Skills, Finance Essentials, Environmental Health and Safety, Supply Chain Management, and LEAN Manufacturing Operations. Participants are also certified in Six Sigma.

OMLP is designed to successfully integrate manufacturing with other key processes. Possible job rotations may include: leading a manufacturing team in the production of products; improving efficiency of supply chain management through LEAN/cost reduction; supervising suppliers to hone product quality and negotiate price.

This combined experience positions OMLPs for accelerated career growth.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • BSc or M.S. degree with outstanding results in engineering or business management (purchasing, supply chain, operations, logistics majors are preferred) and/or equivalent knowledge / experience.

  • Commitment to a career in supply chain/ services.

  • Prior intern, co-op or research experience in engineering or manufacturing/supply chain.

  • Rotation locations vary, thus candidate must be geographically mobile.

  • Fluent English skills are mandatory.

  • Unrestricted work authorization for UK

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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working

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:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to connect with all levels of the organization showing openness, transparency & humility.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to solve problems in a team / manufacturing environment

  • Able to coordinate many tasks concurrently

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to motivate others

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a major in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering

About Us:At GE Aviation, 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.

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, and according with all local laws protecting different status.

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