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Mechanical Design Engineering Leader

  • GE Aviation - 222 jobs
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Job Description Summary The Mechanical Design Engineering Leader demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. You will integrate and develop engineering practices that meet business needs across the organisation, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, manage and develop teams, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to overall business strategy.

Job Description
Essential Responsibilities

The Mechanical Design Engineering Leader is the functional manager to the mechanical design teams engaged in the design, development, test and qualification of mechanical solutions within Power Distribution and Controls products. Your team will work on large electrical power cabinets and the packaging of electronic modules.

You will:
  • Provide functional leadership and technical direction to your team - ensure adherence to prescribed company and functional processes and procedures
  • Establish priorities for staff in your team that align with company and divisional objectives
  • Coordinate efforts within your team to assure technical quality excellence, timely and on-budget completion of work, effective use of resources and responsiveness to customer / program needs
  • Manage resource supply and demand for your team, including recruitment of permanent staff, placement of work at GE global sites and outsource of work packages to suppliers
  • Facilitate communication of technical and business information between organisations and within your team
  • Communicate with, and provide support to senior leaders on technical, organizational, resource and staff issues
  • Define roles and responsibilities for your team, and other assigned personnel
  • Conduct appraisals, performance management, and participate in salary planning
  • Promote professional growth through timely performance feedback and ongoing coaching
  • Ensure company compliance training requirements are implemented within your team
Qualifications / Requirements
  • Relevant degree or similar qualification
  • Extensive experience of mechanical or electro-mechanical design in a new product introduction environment within a regulated industry
  • Demonstrated line management experience
  • Ability to work with suppliers and supply chain to align designs choices with capabilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills
Desired Characteristics
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for mechanical design and qualification of aerospace products
  • Experience of working with mechanical design and CAD tools
  • Working knowledge of APQP/AS9145 or similar quality improvement system
GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

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.

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

Closing date is Thursday 15th April

#LI-RT1

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Contract
Rating
N/A
Licence
N/A

Posted 1 Apr 2021

Closes 30 Apr 2021

Ref: R3559767

This job was posted to: Aircraft mechanic

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