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GE Aviation Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering - 12 Month Placement, Wales

GE Aviation Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering - 12 Month Placement, Wales

  • GE Aviation - 500 jobs
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Cardiff (Caerdydd), Wales

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 in research 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 needs...is you.

GE Aviation Wales specialises in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of a range of commercial jet engines. The facility, based in Nantgarw, just North of Cardiff, occupies over 1.2 million square foot of workshop space and has two state-of-the-art aircraft engine testing facilities, along with a significant repair capability - known as Component Repair Wales.

The site has the capability to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for a range of engine types - including the world's most powerful commercial aircraft engine the GE90 115B and the world's most popular commercial engine the CFM56.

As one of the largest commercial aircraft engine maintenance facilities in the world, with annual sales of over $2.9bn, the business works with over 90 customers worldwide, including Emirates, TUI, Lufthansa, Delta, United, ANA and British Airways.

In 2017, GE Aviation Wales was selected as the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul facility of choice for the GE9X; which will become the world's largest and most fuel-efficient jet engine when it launches into service. The business will benefit from a £5m investment from the Welsh Government to support the total £20m investment put forward by the business, to equip and upskill the facility to be ready to maintain the GE9X fleet when it enters service on the new Boeing 777X aircraft.

GE Aviation Wales places a strong focus on providing career opportunities for talented individuals. Our apprenticeship, placements and work experience opportunities have been built to ensure the long-term success of our business by developing the next generation of technical, engineering and problem-solving talent.

Roles and Responsibilities

In the 12-month Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering Placement, you'll gain invaluable skills and experience covering all aspects of engineering from requirements analysis, to product design to defining test specifications.

Within this Placement, you could be operating in technical environments supporting manufacturing and product quality, jet engines and aircraft structures production and overhaul, oil and gas products for downhole technology, measurement and sensing or looking at computed models for product design.

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 Aerospace/Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering, we would love to hear from you.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Currently studying towards an Engineering related degree - penultimate/final year
  • Passionate about engineering
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
  • Profic
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Rating
Boeing 777-200 / 300
Licence
N/A

Posted 30 Sep 2021

Closes 30 Oct 2021

Ref: R3593204

This job was posted to: Aircraft mechanic

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