General Electric Trainee Field Engineer - Leeds in United Kingdom

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GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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GE Healthcare at provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.

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Role Summary:

We are looking for the right candidates to expand our team of world class field engineers at GE Healthcare. This will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop your skills by working on high-end industry leading technology.

Essential Responsibilities:

Our range of equipment is critical to successful patient diagnosis and treatment, whilst keeping hospitals operational. You will benefit from excellent technical at our dedicated academies, backed up with hands on experience on OEM equipment working alongside a close team of experienced Engineers.

Joining as a trainee engineer, you’ll be assigned to your area, to begin a 2 year trainee program with a view to becoming a GE Healthcare Field Engineer on completion. The role is to maintain and repair GE Healthcares range of equipment at customer sites. You will be assigned to a specific equipment type within the GE Healthcare portfolio. You will join a team of engineers within your area and be assigned a mentor to guide you. Your 2 year program will be a combination of OEM product training at one of our global training academies, complemented with day-to-day on the job training with current experienced engineers.

The successful candidate will also be expected to develop the necessary skills to build strong professional relationships with customers, with Customer Satisfaction a key attribute.

  • Technical: Maintains all models specific to a modality in the assigned area.

  • Electrical/ Mechanical competency: Demonstrate consistent system level trouble-shooting on modality specific faults.

  • Customer satisfaction: Demonstrate ability to communicate clearly with a professional attitude, to a range of healthcare customer staff with customer satisfaction underpinning all activities.

  • Working under pressure: Equipment will need to be maintained and repaired at customer sites. The expectation is to keep this equipment operational.

  • Administration: complete all administration tasks on time and report back to mentor on a regular basis.

  • Installation: Involvement under supervision to develop a sound understanding of a system installation process from delivery to hand-over.

  • Work to the highest Quality: Learn and work to Quality systems and programs compliant with ISO and other relevant standards, according to the GE Service Quality Policy Statement.

  • Demonstrate ability to escalate and problem manage and work towards as successful outcome for customers.

  • Technology advocate: Keep developing and wanting to learn new technologies & ideas. Be open to and help encourage new ways of working.


  • BTEC / ONC and above, preferred. Ideally with a technical background, however ongoing technical training is an option for the right candidate.

  • Strong desire to continuously learn and develop.

  • Proficiency in English, with the ability to work independently with minimum direction.

  • High work standards and demonstrate quality in all aspects of day to day activities.

  • Excellent communications, listening and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong Customer skills; deals tactfully and effectively with differences of opinion.

  • Clean driving licence is essential

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

Locations: United Kingdom