General Electric South Africa invite applications for the Edison Engineering Development Program (EEDP), one os its six corporate entry level programs.

EEDP is an intensive program for people with a passion for technology, a drive for technical excellence, and share in GE’s core values. The program is designed to accelerate participants’ professional development with intense technical training and a variety of business-critical assignments. Graduates have the technical/business foundation to proactively/continually make innovative contributions to GE’s future. If you love technology and want a career in engineering, the EEDP is for you.

This oppoerunity is available within the GE Power business, a leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources.


  • Plan and perform assigned tasks within the framework of areas’ schedules, budget, quality and cost constraints while maintaining accuracy and thoroughness
  • Demonstrate ability to understand and apply engineering fundamentals in the business environment
  • Demonstrate analytical / problem solving through number orientation
  • Collaborate with manager in setting realistic and challenging operation goals
  • Contribute to their accomplishment
  • Propose new analyses, techniques and methodologies with respect to specific area of responsibility where applicable


  • Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering; Majors in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Aero or Materials only will be considered.
  • 70% aggregate on final year results
  • Knowledge of advanced mathematics, including calculus and differential equations.
  • Prior intern, co-op, or research experience in design engineering, manufacturing, or computer science/computer engineering.
  • Experience writing technical reports.
  • Must be willing to relocate as business needs change.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms

Desired Characteristics

  • Basic understanding of engineering and/or manufacturing fundamentals
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • High self-confidence
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Demonstrated scholastic achievements
  • Majoring in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering, that have prior intern, co-op, or research experience in an engineering environment
  • Strong commitment to a career in technology and a passion for engineering.
  • Candidate has demonstrated an analytic approach to problem solving and that have demonstrated leadership skills, community involvement, and a passion for technology.

How to apply

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