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GE Aviation Finance - 12 Month Placement, Feltham (Heathrow)

  • Placement
  • Feltham (Greater London)
  • IT development

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Job Description Summary

Job Description

About Us 


GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation jet and turboprop engines and components, along with avionics, electrical power and mechanical systems for aircraft.  


At GE Aviation, we invent the future of flight, lift people up, and bring them home safely. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GE9X engines, driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, or unlocking new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to moving the aerospace industry forward. If you join us, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment inresearch and development keeps us looking ahead.  


At GE Aviation, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and cross-functionally with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. If you’re passionate about generating advances in aviation to solve some of the world’s toughest problems and are looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE Aviation as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works.  


If you’re interested in working within aviation and looking for a placement rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and development, then join GE. Today, more than ever, the world needs great minds. What the world you. 


At London we are a small Dynamic team that provide customer support for the European region, based at an Engine repair facility in the Heathrow area and established in the region for nearly 30 years.  

On Wing Support Operate a worldwide network of dispatch and quick turn engine maintenance facilities, providing more than 4,500 rapid repair solutions yearly to more than 250 customers worldwide.  

A full-service provider with the regulatory certification and OEM engineering support needed to complete complex engine repairs. Providing 24/7 AOG support,, we dispatch OEM-trained technicians with tooling and parts to the flight line to provide repair solutions that help avoid unscheduled engine removal.  

The On Wing Support team performs approved repairs at the flight line for all GE and CFM engines. Our service stations carry FAA, EASA and local regulatory certifications with authorizations to perform services in the field outside of their fixed bases. Our service comes with full component, tooling, logistics, engineering and project management support to provide an integrated solution and support.   

This is very much a fast-paced environment, customer facing with a quick, responsive team where the emphasis is very much on keeping our customers flying. 

Roles and Responsibilities


Over your 12-month Placement you'll work in a Finance business environment gaining invaluable skills and experience. The opportunities available will cover all areas of finance from financial planning and analysis to order execution. You could be preparing key reports, analysing data, working on simplification projects, reviewing assets or supporting the preparation of quarter end accounts. 

You will be guided by structured goals and objectives and will have responsibility to deliver on inspiring projects supported by your manager and team around you. We will support you throughout the year to ensure you make the best of your GE experience. Your manager will offer coaching and mentoring, and the Company will provide the opportunity to connect with other placement students across the UK.  

If you are passionate about Finance, we would love to hear from you. 


Qualifications / Requirements 

  • Currently studying towards a Finance-related degree – penultimate/final year 
  • Keen interest in Finance   


Desired Characteristics 


  • Able to roll up your sleeves and get involved in challenging projects 
  • Organised & able to work towards deadlines 
  • Inspired and curious to learn 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to take ownership for projects  
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 
  • Able to work as part of a team  


A placement at GE Aviation is an opportunity to learn while doing. At GE Aviation, you’ll work with business leaders in an atmosphere that will challenge you, while doing work that makes an immediate impact. 


Useful Information 

  • All placements are available to penultimate/final year students and will start between June to August 2022, for a duration of 12 months.  
  • Application deadline is 31st December 2021. However, we review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply ASAP. Vacancies will close once filled. 
  • The selection stages include online assessments, video interview and a final round interview.  
  • Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, we will progress the most suitable one. If in future you are deemed to be suitable for other opportunities, we will automatically consider you for these too. 


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 




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. 



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 


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