Graduate Opportunity

Commercial Leadership Programmes, Summer 2022 start

Gloucester, Prestwick (Scotland), Cheltenham & Feltham (London). Multiple Vacancies.

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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, utilising 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.   

How GE Works...

At GE we put our ideas to work. We make things that matter, things that make life better. GE 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. 

Position Description:

CLP is a two-year programme providing real work experience in unique and developmental rotations, personalised to you, within the commercial functions (sales and marketing) of GE Aviation. The programme gives exposure to various sub-businesses, products, and leaders as well as world-class training in sales, leadership, and business skills. Programme participants strengthen their commercial, business, and leadership skills by completing an intensive curriculum of classroom, hands-on, and online training.

Programme Content:

  • Three rotational assignments, which will involve at least two rotations in either sales, marketing or commercial operations, or a third broadening rotation in engineering, manufacturing or programme management. All rotation goals and objectives will be motivated by real GE business priorities & driven by your interest and development areas
  • You could be based in any of our UK sites, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Prestwick or Feltham. It is likely you will experience at least two sites across the 2 years.
  • Bespoke GE Leadership Training Courses
  • Development of problem-solving and time management skills through Technical Classes, Workshops, Formal Reports and Presentations
  • Opportunities to meet with, and present to, influential GE Leaders
  • Volunteering Opportunities: Leadership programme members are the focal point of GE’s culture, and participants are strongly encouraged to lead the way in championing GE’s core values.


You will need:

  • Minimum Bachelor's 2:1 (Hons) Degree in one of the following subjects Business, Business & Management Studies, Engineering with Business (Aerospace/Mechanical/Avionics etc.) or equivalent knowledge & experience
  • Internship or work experience in sales and/or the aviation industry
  • Interest in a career in commercial technology and a real passion for Aerospace industry
  • Demonstrated sales/people skills
  • Solid communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • An analytic, collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Once trained, the candidate must be a self-starter and  willing to work independently within the wider team
  • Application deadline is 31st October but we may open earlier if we have sufficient candidates

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 

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Opportunity Overview

  • October 31st, 2021
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Gloucester, Prestwick, Scotland, Cheltenham and Felham, London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Analytics
  • Avionics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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