Manufacturing Engineer Visa Sponsorship Uk

July 4, 2024
£45 - £55 / year

Job Description




GE Aerospace is a prominent manufacturer of aircraft engines and components, working with the world’s leading aerospace firms on commercial, business jet, and military applications.
We provide unique opportunity to work on big multinational projects, building vital aviation systems that will be relied on by people worldwide for decades to come.

We are now looking for a Manufacturing Engineer for our printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing division.
In this position, you will serve as a technical authority in a variety of PCB disciplines and equipment; provide governance and technical sign-off for any process/programme changes; and be accountable for work packages and meeting business milestones. Where relevant, you would additionally assist with the leadership of a small internal technical team.

Job Description.

The primary tasks for PCB Manufacturing Engineering are tactical.

  • Manage delivery strategies while maintaining overall business awareness.
  • Risk assessment and mitigation, along with problem-solving abilities. Has some autonomy in decision-making.
  • Lead and coordinate small projects to achieve manufacturing yield excellence.
  • Write machine programmes (SPI, Pick & Place, and AOI), create new procedures, and improve processes.
  • Defines and advises on local operating practices, as well as novel processes and tooling designs.
  • Using engineering knowledge, experience, and judgement, interprets data and makes recommendations for actions.
  • Develops and reviews procedures. Influences the design for manufacturing. Identify and implement methods for continual improvement and the transfer of best practices. Understands process capabilities and constraints.
  • Can identify and assess possibilities for improvement, as well as develop a delivery and execution plan.
  • Prepare documentation for both new and existing production processes.
  • Create manuals, control plans, and PFMEA.
  • Prepare supporting documentation for the rectification of damaged material so that it can be returned to its original design / drawing intent.
  • Investigate and drive RCCA on quality issues, ensuring that concerns are contained and corrective actions are taken to prevent recurrence.
  • Implementation of Engineering modifications ECNs to ensure product conformity with AS9102 standards.
  • Review and update engineering methods and/or quality standards in response to industry updates.
  • The production cell serves as the focal point for machine/manufacturing/process faults or concerns, guiding and coaching those around it to find the best solutions.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved institution or college, or extensive experience in a manufacturing engineering area.
  • Highly experienced experts with proven technical support on the PCB shop floor and a minimum HNC qualification will be evaluated.
  • We are searching for applicants who specialise in either Surface Mount Manufacturing or Plated Through Hole (PTH) Manufacturing, as well as inspection processes/methodologies.

Desired characteristics:

  • Able to work alone.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Actively pursues best practices and encourages exchange.
  • Understands process capabilities and constraints. Knowledge of FAI and PFMEAs; ability to identify and assess improvement opportunities.


Flexible Working

GE encourages flexible hybrid work arrangements for this position.

Total Reward.

At GE Aviation, we recognise the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.

As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;

  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection for the entire group
  • Private medical coverage.


Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS

Right to Work.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.

Additional Information

No relocation assistance provided.