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Advanced Lead Designer - GE Additive

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2017 4:41:04 PM
  • 2771816
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Engineering
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; West Chester


About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Advanced Lead Designer operates as a design team leader responsible for their assigned team and personal module deliverables meeting customer, partner and program needs. In this role you will work with engineering, supply chain and other business functional teams to deliver designs and utilize expertise to mentor and train team members while participating in business wide continuous improvement and simplification initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities:

GE Additive is a great opportunity to learn other businesses and industries and grow your network. The initial focus of GE Additive is building internal proof points with the possibility for external customer projects in the future. Join our team to help grow Additive adoption and use within the industry.

In addition you will :


  • Create definition of parts, modules, and assemblies in the form of 3D reusable models in a linked model environment, tolerance stack-ups to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly, tooling, quality and inspection within expected cost, quality and schedule
  • Works with engineering and supply chain partners to determine dimensional constraints and geometric tolerances required for proper clearances and fits while maximizing manufacturing producibility
  • Ensure all interfaces between components are established and agreed upon by Engineering design teams of mating parts and engine systems
  • Drive global team development through communication, partnering and mentoring to drive local decision making and autonomy
  • Work within the guidelines of applicable GE Policies & Procedures, Engineering Standards, Specifications, Government and Commercial Standards, and special security requirements as required
  • Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area
  • Stays current with industry developments in one’s field of expertise
  • Ability to work on government secured program with varying ranges of security clearance
  • Adherence to special security requirements and those pertaining to the special access environment
  • Provide direction to the organization to meet its security obligations
  • Concurrently manage multiple projects to ensure program cost, quality and schedule requirements are met
  • Active participation in short and long-term team, section and/or business goals focused on continuous improvement and simplification
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma principles to drive improvements to current business products and processes
  • Provide technical leadership for team members in the form of training, mentoring, talent development, and work verification
  • Manages the operational excellence of their assigned program and team members (i.e. metrics, partner interaction, OTD, FTY and cost)
  • PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is West Chester, OH. However, this position is available and eligible for Remote Work

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of drafting experience)
  • A minimum of 3 years of drafting experience in Unigraphics CAD systems

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT :


  • PLEASE NOTE : Work location listed is West Chester, OH. However, this position is available and eligible for Remote Work
  • Ability to travel up to 50% for the first six months with the possibility of a reduction to 25% travel thereafter

    Desired Characteristics:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is desired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, proven leadership skills and a positive energy
  • Expert knowledge of computer aided design (CAD), preferably in Siemens NX
  • Proven understanding of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) and manufacturing processes
  • Expert understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing as it relates to individual parts and overall assemblies (ANSI Y14.5)
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Additive design or manufacturing experience a plus, but not required

    Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

    At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.


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    Locations: United States ; Ohio; West Chester

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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