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GE Aviation - Skills Day - Swansea University

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GE Aviation deliver a talk on graduate opportunities and how to improve your employability.

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GE Aviation - Skills Day - Swansea University

  1. 1. Beth Fleetwood, Alice Summers GE Aviation, Wales 3rd February 2017 GE Aviation Wales
  2. 2. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 GE Aviation, Wales  Aircraft engine overhaul and testing facility  1200+ Employees  2 Engine test facilities  90+ Customers worldwide
  3. 3. P&W JT9,JT8,JT3 RR Olympus, RB211 22B,524 C/D/H,535,Conway CFM56-3,5A 1924 Opening in London Imperial Airways 1940/ 89 BA Site in Wales 2000 CFM-7 Capability 1991 GE Acquisition GE Aviation Wales Milestones 2007 GE90 – 115B Capability 2008 GP7000 Capability 1998 CFM56- 5B Capability 1999 GE90-94B Capability 2011 20th anniversary Opening of Fan Case CoE 2012 GE90-94B, 115B CFM56- 3,5A,5B,5C and 7B GP7000 RB211 524H
  4. 4. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Engines serviced at Wales Rolls Royce RB211 (Boeing 747, 767) Thrust >60, 000 GE90 (Boeing 777) Thrust 76,000 to 115,000 GP7000 (Airbus A380) Thrust 70,000 to 81,500 CFM56 (Airbus A320,340, Boeing 737) Thrust 18,000 to 34,000
  5. 5. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Career History Aeronautical Engineering BEng September 2011 Engineering Internship July 2013 – July 2014
  6. 6. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Internship - GE Aviation GP7000 Engineer - Departure records - Informing the relevant engineers of new findings on the hardware which exceeds acceptable and repairable limits. - Creating internal documentation in order to process parts through the shop for new repairs. - Hardware reviews - Reviewing the incoming condition of hardware into the shop and documenting the findings as required - Shop visit reports - Reporting on all findings for an engine through its shop visit at Wales. Seek further opportunities and development your skills
  7. 7. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Getting involved … • 2015 – 8000 Volunteer Hours • 15 Volunteer projects • $65,000 Company Investment Maths Mentoring Providing numerical support to GCSE students Llamau Supporting and offering training and skills to vulnerable young people of Wales GE & charity GE Volunteers Ty-Hafan “3 Peaks” Over $1.6m raised Tom’s Dream Many charity events, including golf day, charity dinner & bag packing
  8. 8. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Career History Aeronautical Engineering BEng September 2011 Engineering Internship July 2013 – July 2014 Summer Placement July 2015 – September 2015 Aeronautical Engineering MEng September 2015 Graduate Engineer June 2016 - Current Graduated July 2016
  9. 9. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Repair Graduate Engineer GP7000/GE90 Focal Provide support to the global network of GE aircraft customers:  Emirates  Etihad  Qatar  Air France  Korean Air Primary Roles:  Defect Analysis  Trend Monitoring  Cost savings  Customer Support  Repair processing
  10. 10. What are we looking for?
  11. 11. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Employability Experience / Interest Interpersonal Skills More than grades on a CV Personal Development
  12. 12. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 More than just grades… GE Beliefs – Can you relate to them?
  13. 13. 14 GE Title or job number 2/10/2017
  14. 14. What can you do to improve your employability?
  15. 15. Beth Fleetwood – GE Aviation 2/10/2017 Build your professional network Company research More than just grades Key Tips  Employability events and company presentations  Professional Institution’s  Social Media (LinkedIn)  Company beliefs / Values  Understand the job and industry  We want to know you as a person  Show a genuine interest in the industry  Where possible, work experience is invaluable Make the most of your experiences/opportunities  Never say no attitude  Go outside of your comfort zone

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