Graduate Opportunity

UK Operations Management Leadership Programme – November 2022

Cheltenham.

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Job Description

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.

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 programme 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 significant experience in aviation/supply chain
  • 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 

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, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. 

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 

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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Opportunity Overview

  • December 31st, 2021
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Cheltenham
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Preferred Disciplines...

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

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