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Lead Test Equipment Electrical Design Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:44:16 PM
  • 2776138
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom; Cheltenham

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Role Summary:
We are looking to recruit Lead Design Engineers who will be responsible for test equipment design & development, component specifying, test equipment commissioning and integration for major power product programmes. Working as part of an integrated team, you will produce test solutions for a wide range of power products from complex electronic assemblies to electromechanical power switching systems

Essential Responsibilities:
• Execute the design, analysis, or evaluation of assigned Test Equipment projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product program requirements
• Support the liaison with external suppliers to ensure the delivery of appropriate solutions to the standards required.
• Generate documentation for the equipment from original requirements through to formal release procedures to enable on-going support of the equipment to take place.
• Commission the equipment and support the verification, validation & integration of the equipment and units-under-test.
• Ensuring equipment is taken into service by manufacturing in a timely manner.
• Provide technical leadership to colleagues
• Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure the appropriate solutions are designed and delivered
• Work collaboratively on teams to address organizational initiatives
• Present in technical and program reviews
• Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks is consistent with engineering policies and procedures


• Qualified to HNC level or above in an electronic/electrical/engineering discipline, or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Significant electrical equipment design experience
• Significant experience in hardware design, development, commissioning and integration, ideally gained in a high integrity environment
• Working knowledge of equipment wiring standards, CE regulations and other engineering industry standards
• Experience of fault finding and the interpretation of test results and diagnostics
• An understanding of programming languages such as C, C++ and LabView to support integration activities working alongside software engineers
• Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. Effective problem identification and solution skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency 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

Desired Characteristics:
• Exposure to the design of equipment used for testing is desirable
• An understanding of test philosophies and types of testing employed in the development and release of products is desirable.

Locations: United Kingdom; Cheltenham
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