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Role Summary: GE has a small operation Propulsion Repair Facility (PRF) on the RAF Air base at Brize Norton. GE was awarded the contract to repair and overhaul the C130J propeller assemblies to return them to a serviceable condition. This vacancy is for the role of Cell Leader based at this site. The successful applicant will provide direction and assistance to a work group in order to meet assigned objectives.
Provide total cell / group leadership in the attainment of goals with respect to safety, quality, cost, production and compliance leading to the production of a serviceable propeller or ancillary unit for the Royal Air Force
Ensure communication of key business / customer issues to employees
Continuously improve manufacturing, test, assembly and process for all assigned products / processes
Assist in the selection and hiring, training and development, and provide ongoing leadership and direction of assigned personnel
Interface with other organizations and vendors to assure requirements are met on time.
Interface with the customer on a regular basis to communicate availability statistics
Provide ongoing support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
Achieve highest levels of internal and external customer service
Engage in the strategic planning of manpower, equipment and other resources
Identify potential issues that may impact customer requirements or project financial performance, resolve as necessary
Support the benchmarking of PRF performance
Provide propeller data to support reliability and performance monitoring.
Be responsible for the Environmental Health and Safety of the PRF personnel and site
Complete the RAF Logistical data base for the propeller element (LITS)
Either a Bachelor’s degree or a qualification similar to a City and Guilds with significant of experience in a manufacturing or Repair and Overhaul role.
Ability to conduct repairs and maintenance tasks in conjunction with higher level management responsibilities
Customer interfacing experience
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Team oriented, ability to work in high change work environment
Ability to counsel and motivate workforce
Self-motivated with strong initiative and the ability to see beyond the current situation to the final solution.
Able to deal in a constructive and company focused manner with the frustrations associated with running a satellite facility
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
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