On-Wing Support Technician - Heathrow

GE Aerospace


Feltham, United Kingdom


Position summary

Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary
The On Wing Support Technician will provide quick-turn aircraft engine maintenance, repair and field services. Primarily based within a small dynamic team in the London Heathrow area.

In the On Wing Support Technician role, you will provide engine troubleshooting, field repairs, and line maintenance while developing positive relationships with customers through outstanding customer awareness.

This is an evergreen position - we may not be recruiting immediately for this position, but we usually have ongoing business need for these roles.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, as the On Wing Support Technician, you will :

  • Take ownership for and follow through on full scope of work tasks and projects
  • Inform and Focus the needs of customers
  • Build customer relationships through good communication skills and understanding of customer perspectives

Qualifications / Requirements


Completed a formal engineering apprenticeship or relevant industry experience within a technically complex industry

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to effectively interpret detailed documented work instructions
  • Team player with flexible approach and a positive attitude

Eligibility Requirements

Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to domestic and international air locations of large commercial engines, as required

Desired Skills / Experience

  • Approach work with a “can-do” attitude and a sense of commitment to both team and customer objectives

  • Lean and problem solving experience

  • Strong communication skills and problem solving ability are a must

  • Possess a desire to learn and grow with advances in technology

  • LEAP, GE90, CFM, CF6, CF34, and GENX experience

  • Line maintenance, engine changes, module removal & installation, or LRU removals and installations

  • Demonstrated quality, compliance and customer satisfaction skills

Additional Information

LHR - Shift Work, two Weeks of Days one Week of Afternoons

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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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.