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Transparencies Operator

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/7/2018 8:52:12 AM
  • 3049338
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Business & General Aviation & Integrated Systems
Location(s): United Kingdom; Hamble-le-Rice

About Us:
At 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 committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you!

Role Summary:
There is a vacancy for a highly skilled operator working within the Canopy shell manufacture area. The operator will be expected to manufacture complex acrylic structures (Canopy Shells). Attention to detail and an understanding of the material and fine tolerances are paramount. The operator will need to have a good understanding of customer drawing requirements and specifications.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Skilled Operator will manufacture a variety of Acrylic and Terylene details whilst ensuring they maintain a safe working environment at all times.
  • They will be expected to use various fitting techniques such as gluing, scribing, cutting, measuring, trimming, moulding, use of ovens and band saws.
  • They must also be competent with the use Jigsaws, planers, grinders, routers, drills and hand tools.
  • The skilled operator will be expected to have an understanding of the various manufacturing techniques and be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications and other engineering documents


    • Time served City and Guilds with a woodworking back ground preferred. Minimum qualification NVQ level 3 may be considered
    • Have an awareness of quality systems such as FOD prevention
    • Have an understanding of EHS
    • Basic IT knowledge
    • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
    • Team working
    • Communication 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:

    Locations: United Kingdom; Hamble-le-Rice

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  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, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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