Offers “General Electric”

19 days agoGeneral Electric

Advanced Lead NPI Test Equipment Engineer

  • Cheltenham (Gloucestershire)
  • IT development

Job description

Job Description Summary

As an Advanced Lead Test Hardware Engineer you will be responsible for leading, specifying, designing & developing, Test Equipment solutions for power distribution and control programmes. You will work as part of an integrated product team to bring a test solution for the latest power distribution controls products into service.  You will take an innovative approach to problem-solving, demonstrate good people leadership skills, independence, sound technical judgment and be able identify and breakdown complex problems and formulate solutions.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full Test Systems life cycle - from initial requirements through to formal release and support
  • Execute the requirements, design, implementation, and verification of assigned test systems using sound engineering principles while adhering to business standards, practices, procedures and product / programme requirements
  • Act as an engineering interface to the Project Manager, clearly articulating the technical direction and decisions and technically support the project planning and performance metrics
  • Liaise and interface with other functions, e.g. Systems, Hardware, Programmes, Manufacturing, Sustainment, and other stakeholders
  • Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned Test Systems and/or tasks inline with engineering policies and procedures
  • Participate as a presenter or reviewer in technical and program reviews
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to personnel supporting the assigned project
  • Help coaching, mentoring, and training less experienced engineers
  • Provide timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Participate on teams assigned to address organisational initiatives and engineering issues

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Experience of test system design, development, and hardware/software integration ideally gained in an Aviation or similar high integrity environment
  • Good problem solving and solution building skills
  • Excellent communication skills to team, peers, and all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability for independent and sound technical judgment, identification of problems and formulating solutions.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrable success in achieving and exceeding customer milestones
  • Ability to deliver solutions on-time, to budget and with the required quality
  • Positive attitude, initiative, pro-activeness and an enthusiasm and passion
  • Experience of mentoring less experienced engineers
  • Experience with Aircraft Power Distribution Systems Verification Labs

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: Yes

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