Lead Field Engineer
GE Aviation 158 reviews - Arizona

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Lead Field Engineer will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role, you are responsible for work that is less defined in scope, utilize your understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, you will:
Serve as the primary GE on-site or mobile representative and Lead Program Manager (LPM) to an assigned customer(s)

Provide program leadership, technical direction, and assistance to the customer, user, and other GE field personnel in the operation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of assigned product lines

In certain operations within a region, have additional team leader administrative responsibilities to coordinate internal field service activities

Perform duties as the LPM for all assigned GE product lines and assist the customer with technical understanding of the operation, maintenance, and trouble-shooting of multiple types of GE products

Review effectiveness of maintenance actions to identify training needs

Apply Six Sigma analytical tools to assist the customer with proactive reliability and management

Assist customer with improving reliability and reducing cost of ownership

Provide single point of contact to the customer, customer team, and all other GE stakeholders

Assist the factory with data collection and timely reporting to facilitate fleet performance analysis, including marketing intelligence and sales opportunities for services, and support

Assist customer with spare parts ordering, issues resolution, and provisioning


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (or a High School Diploma / GED with at least 4 additional years of experience in a field service or maintenance position)

Minimum of 3 years of experience in a field services or maintenance position

Ability and willingness to travel as needed

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Proven analytical and quality improvement ability

Demonstrated proficiency in repair troubleshooting, shop operations, and testing of assigned programs / hardware

Ability to make formal presentations to all audiences

Able to work with all levels of maintenance, engineering, and management

Project management or supervisory experience

Demonstrated ability to lead and influence GE customer and peers

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