Placement Student Awards

Private sector - over 2000

Ryan Edwards – GE Oil and Gas

MEng Aeronautical Engineering

Ryan has a remarkable skill-set, and comfortably rose to the challenge of leading a major project whilst with GE Oil and Gas.

Responsible for implementing a new product line at the company’s plant in Changzhou, he demonstrated outstanding technical engineering, management and communication capabilities.

As well as procuring essential equipment, he organised and led their implementation, drove the sample qualification then successfully enhanced the plant’s productivity and output by creating efficiencies across the new manufacturing process.

Having immersed himself in the project, GE took the unprecedented step of including Ryan in the team that travelled to China to provide on-site training for the Changzhou engineers.

Ryan has accepted a graduate role with the company.