Posted June 15, 2015 by

GE Aviation Voted #47 in Best Places to Work Survey

GE Aviation logoIt is important to most of us that we enjoy our work but difficult to know when you’re looking for a job whether we’ll be happier working for one employer versus another. A great way to know if an employer offers a great place to work is to ask the people who know the organizations best — their employees. For the past seven years, Glassdoor has awarded its Employees’ Choice Awards to honor the 50 best places to work.  For 2015, the 47th best place to work was GE Aviation.

In Evandale, Ohio, you will find the headquarters of GE Aviation, a subsidiary of GE Electric.  Founded in 1917, GE Aviation specializes in supplying aircraft engines and can provide engines to most commercial aircraft.  The company represents a piece of the conglomerate that is General Electric, which is one of the biggest corporations in the world.  Until September 2005, what is now GE Aviation was named General Electric Aircraft Engines (GEAE).

Why would you want to work for GE Aviation?  One reason is the culture.  You won’t just hear ideas, but they will be put to work in an effort to make the world a better place.  Another reason for working at the company is the work environment.  In order be at your best, you need to feel comfortable; the workplace at GE Aviation values open communication, maintaining privacy, and keeping everyone healthy and safe.  Diversity is also appreciated.  There are support groups available, which help employees feel included.  This support of unique perspectives brings everyone together to achieve success.

GE Aviation has career opportunities for both college students and recent graduates.  Students can find internships and co-ops, early career leadership programs, experienced leadership programs, and opportunities for student veterans.  Graduates can consider careers in the following areas:

  • Appliances & Lighting
  • Aviation
  • Capital
  • Capital (Chicago)
  • Energy Management
  • Global Software Center (GSC)
  • Healthcare
  • Oil & Gas
  • Power & Water
  • Research
  • Transportation

Sources: Glassdoor, Wikipedia, GE Aviation

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