Operations Leader

Team: Aviation Systems Mechanical - Aviation Systems

Ref. no.: AS/OPL/1

Location: Warsaw/Mazowieckie/Poland

Employer Description

Engineering Design Center (EDC) was created under an agreement between General Electric and the Institute of Aviation. Our engineers work in following areas: aircraft jet engines, gas and steam turbines, electric motors and generators, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, as well as industrial installations including pipelines, and automatics. EDC employs over 1800 engineers and is the largest engineering center in the Central Europe.

Role Summary / Purpose

Support EDC Aviation Systems team to keep project funding, metrics & budget under control. Establish plans and coordinate operational activities of multi-disciplined task between US/UK/Polish Sub-Sections. Be an advocate of management initiatives. Serve as a mentor and resource for other engineers within the team


  • Provide leadership, direction and coordinate activities for multi-disciplined teams on assigned tasks
  • Understand technical challenges of the Aviation Systems teams / adjacencies and develop strategic plans that are consistent with business objectives
  • Introducing, improving, co-ordinate and monitoring engineering and administrative processes inside of the organization
  • Track funding, metrics & budget – obtain appropriate manpower allocations to support these activities
  • Work with entire organization to identify, define and execute projects with Engineering Productivity & Simplification impact; seek, share and institutionalize best practices
  • Leading operations team. Train, coach and mentor less experienced personnel on business and technical processes and standards
  • Serve as an expert to the business on Six Sigma philosophy, theory, and application tools / tactics
  • Updating Resource Supply & Demand data for various customers
  • Presenting operations data to management
  • Supporting financial team and administration team
  • Supporting global operation organization
  • Qualifications / Requirements

    • Significant experience in engineering, operations, project management or administration position
    • Experience at leading multi-disciplined engineering teams
    • Quantitative and analytical skills, good understanding of IT, statistically literate and familiar with Lean Six Sigma quality concepts and tools
    • Experience in applying statistical tools to Process Improvements and Quality projects
    • Experience on Operation position will be an advantage
    • Desired

      • Target oriented
      • Responsible
      • Very good communication skills, good presentation skills
      • Demonstrated strong problem solving skills
      • Passion to learn
      • Open mind, strong motivation
      • Fluent with Microsoft Office tools
      • Commitment to high standards of engineering excellence
      • Employer Offers

        • Position in international environment with the possibility of professional skills development
        • Travels to Suppliers/Overhaul Shops/Engineering Sites located all over the world
        • Wide scope of extra benefits for employees and their families, including private healthcare and extra life insurance
        • Flexible work time
        • Access to modern technologies
        • Friendly atmosphere
        • Interesting and challenging projects
        • Competitive salary

        • Legal Statement

          I hereby authorize GE Company Polska Sp. z o.o. based in Warsaw and the Institute of Aviation based in Warsaw to process my personal data included in my job application for the needs of the recruitment process and future recruitment processes, in accordance with the Personnel Protection Act 29.08.1997 (Dz. U. 2002 no 101 position 926).

          I also express my consent to sending my personal data to any other entity of the GE group for recruitment purposes. The list of GE entities can be found in Privacy Policy (www.edc.pl/privacy-policy).

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