Lead Electronics Engineer

GE Aerospace


Cheltenham, United Kingdom


Position summary

Job Description Summary

Working as part of a multi-disciplined team, the candidate will make a significant contribution to electronics hardware development activities for complex power distribution, control and displays products across a range of programs. The successful candidate will apply their experience and expertise to understand product requirements and provide robust engineering solutions, in alignment with business objectives, to delight the customer. This role would be ideal for someone looking to develop leadership skills.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Electronics design, analysis, and verification using sound engineering principles, adhering to business practices and procedures
  • Technical documentation consistent with engineering policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the technical lead to ensure that technical effort is on track, providing timely communications on significant issues or developments
  • Provide guidance and coaching in area of expertise for other team members
  • Participation in technical and customer reviews as required

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Relevant Engineering Degree (or equivalent), with full lifecycle domain expertise
  • Demonstrable experience in the use of Schematic/PCB and Circuit Simulation tools
  • Strong problem solving and solution building skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex design concepts – both orally and written
  • The potential to develop as a technical leader

Desirable Characteristics

  • Experience in electronics design for aviation or similar safety critical applications
  • Familiarity with engineering tools including Xpedition, SIMetrix, DOORS, Windchill
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring junior engineers and apprentices

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

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

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

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.

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Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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About the company

Industry: Aerospace

GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. At GE Aerospace, we believe the world works better when it flies.