Hardware Systems Engineering Manager (Power Products)

Recruiter
General Electric
Location
Cheltenham Trade Park
Posted
19 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Summary:The Hardware Systems Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a team of engineers developing power product solutions for aircraft power control & distribution systems. As a GE Engineering Manager you will utilize your proven leadership and technical skills to achieve business and project goals. You will identify and execute technology and staffing growth to ensure that the Hardware Systems activities within the Power Distribution Center of Excellence group and products are best in class.Essential Responsibilities:Provide leadership and technical direction for your assigned team, promoting professional growth through timely performance feedback, coaching and counselling.Build the capabilities of the hardware systems team, strengthening our abilities for creating planning documents, requirements management, verification & qualification activities.Maintain a broad awareness of all projects within your group to ensure technical quality, timely completion of work and reviews, appropriate use of resources, and responsiveness to customer and program needs.Facilitate communication of technical and business information within your group and develop a strong working relationship with the systems engineering team.Define roles and responsibilities for assigned personnel & Lead performance development conversations.Work with the New Business group to plan and cost proposals for new projects.Drive a cost reduction and simplification focus into your team.Exemplify, champion and promote GE culture and best practice-Ensure company compliance initiatives and training requirements are implemented within work group.Formulate, monitor and maintain departmental Key Performance Indicators with a view to continuous improvement.Qualifications/Requirements:Bachelor's degree, ideally in Electronics engineering or an equivalent qualification.Demonstrable experience in hardware systems related activities together with good project leadership skillsAbility to build effective cross-functional or multi-discipline team relationships with excellent team leadership and strong inter-personal skills.Strong knowledge of product design and development activities or new product introduction role within an engineering environment including exposure to verification and test-methodologies.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Proactive approach to identifying and solving problems with an ability to apply a "Systems thinking" approach together with a working knowledge of hardware architecture 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 http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working 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:https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf Desired Characteristics:Strong understanding of regulatory and safety requirements for safety critical products (ideally gained in an avionics or similar environment).Formal Management training with effective team building skills.A good understanding of project management techniques for new product introduction role within an engineering environmentExperience of Design for manufacture, Lean Six Sigma or Green Belt activitiesAbility to manage remote and/or virtual teams.Experience of supplier/sub-contract management.About Us:GE AviationAt GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, and according with all local laws protecting different status. Follow us on Twitter, join our LinkedIn Group or become a fan of our Facebook page. Receive job and event notifications by becoming a member of the GE Talent Community. Stay up to date on what’s happening at GE around the globe by checking out the GE Careers Blog.Additional Locations:United Kingdom;Cheltenham;

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