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GE Aerospace

PCB Operator

Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

This role is for skilled operators working within a variety of roles focused on the manufacturing and assembly of Printed circuit boards for civil and military programmes.
The role will include a range of tasks and the successful applicant should demonstrate flexibility and work effectively as part of a larger multi-disciplined team

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Read and follow manufacturing plans
  • Ensure quality and health & safety adherence
  • Follow daily manufacturing metrics
  • Participate in lean activities and other initiatives
  • Support manufacturing delivery needs
  • Work in teams to achieve delivery targets
  • Complete manufacturing paperwork and job cards

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Qualifications/Requirements:


  • General electronics and mechanical assembly work
  • Ability to recognise and identify components
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and instructions
  • Good concentration and attention to detail
  • Able to produce work of high quality
  • Dextrous and able to work on small products
  • A flexible and co-operative approach
  • Appreciation of health and safety practice in the workplace
  • Experience of self-directed work teams and teaming
  • Awareness of customer expectations and business requirements
  • Communication and time keeping skills.
  • Self-motivated with a positive, can-do attitude

Desired Characteristics:

  • Part 145/Part 21 or technical experience
  • IPC-A-610 or other recognised Electronic inspection body
  • Experienced with hand soldering to class 3 requirement
  • Experienced using SMT technology equipment
  • Experienced using AOI equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with a varied workload
  • Outstanding integrity


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
  • Performance related bonus
  • 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.

Client-provided location(s): Cheltenham, UK
Job ID: GE_Aerospace-R3752954
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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