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GE Aviation UK Operations Management Leadership Programme (OMLP) March 2024 intake


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Job Description Summary

Rotational Operations Leadership program committed to growing GE's entry level, high potential talent-people with a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, professional skills and GE values-by accelerating their development through intense technical training and a variety of business critical assignments.

Job Description

We Build It

Here at GE Aviation, everyday more than 47,000 people are working around the world to make a difference.

At GE Aviation, we believe the world works better when it flies. We are a world-leading provider of jet engines, components, and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft.

Our rich history of inventing the future of flight, our continual investment in research and development, and our talented and innovative people will enable us to rise to the challenge of building a world that works with industry-leading technology and innovation. In fact, we’re already developing our next-generation of technologies to achieve greater fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions with an ambition to be a net-zero company by 2050.  

Working at GE Aviation means you are bringing your unique perspective, innovative spirit, drive, curiosity, and ability to question the status quo to a collaborative and diverse team. It means you will have ideas and we will listen. Here, you will have the opportunity to work on really cool things with really smart people.

Work that you will be proud of. Work that really matters.  

Here are just a few of the reasons you will want to consider a career with us: 

  • You will help solve the global challenge of how the world flies sustainably. Do work real work with a real purpose. 
  • Be a part of a global workforce of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences where everyone feels supported and respected. 
  • Learn from the best minds who also want to learn from you. 
  • Earn merit-based rewards and incentives. 
  • Have opportunities for continuous learning and development. 

OMLP accelerates development of early career talent and produces operational leaders capable of meeting the challenges facing the Supply Chain (inclusive of manufacturing, sourcing, and logistics) functions at GE. 

OMLP is a 2-year program consisting of 3 eight-month rotations across our UK sites that allow members to build leadership and functional skills through challenging rotational assignments and world-class training. Typical rotations include one or more of the following:  

  • Manufacturing Shop Operations Supervisor  
  • Sourcing/Materials Management (procurement, material flow)  
  • Technical (lean, manufacturing engineer, process engineer) 

Useful Information 

  • 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 an assessment centre. 
  • Please only submit one application. If you submit multiple applications, we will progress the most suitable one. 

Candidate Requirements 

Role Specific Skills 

  • Currently studying towards an Operations/Supply Chain/Manufacturing/Engineering related degree or an unrelated degree but significant experience within Supply Chain/Aviation 
  • Keen interest in Supply Chain 

Leadership Skills  

  • 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  

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  

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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Job ID Number: R3649331
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: December 31st, 2022
  • Starting: March 2024
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Cheltenham (Gloucestershire), Gloucester, Prestwick (Ayrshire), Feltham (London) and Cardiff
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Avionics
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Manufacturing

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