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Test Technician - Hourly

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/30/2017 5:58:54 PM
  • 2837128
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Georgia; Waynesboro


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.


GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.
www.GEEnergyConnections.com


Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit www.GEGridSolutions.com


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 Test Technician I (TTI) functions as a member of the GE Waynesboro production team under the direct supervision of the Testing Supervisor. TTI’s report functionally to the Test Engineer and the Quality Manager as needed. TTI’s can fill various roles within the Testing Department, including but not limited to helping set up units to be tested, testing various elements of units, modifying electronic test reports, and organizing units to be tested.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties that may include diagnosing failure types, cleaning and organizing as needed per the 5S Manufacturing Standard, or submitting ideas for improvements in the realm of safety or otherwise
  • Work as a member of a cross-functional testing team, a TTI should expect to adhere to GE’s internal policies always, especially with regards to safety. Proper Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) should be used whenever necessary, and proper certifications and training must be in place before operating any industrial equipment
  • Have responsibilities which may include:
    • Testing units in a timely manner to keep up with production goals
    • Entering data into Microsoft Excel-generated test reports
    • Assisting with organization of various units or elements of production
    • Utilizing industrial equipment such as
      • Pallet jacks
      • Forklifts
      • Overhead cranes
      • Transport carts
      • Mobile lifting devices
    • Attending all pertinent team meetings
    • Attending training classes as necessary



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime or on the weekends as needed to meet production goals


Desired Characteristics:
  • 2 year technical degree in field of electronics technology or similar field preferred
  • Basic to intermediate experience with Microsoft Office software.
  • A qualifying TTI candidate should possess a drive to succeed in the often-stressful manufacturing environment
  • Some essential characteristics of a TTI may include:
    • Team player
    • Tech-savvy (must be able to use Microsoft Excel and have basic computer skills)
    • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
    • Consistency with regards to adhering to our production schedule
    • Humility (always seeking to learn)
    • Creativity – we are always looking for improvement ideas
    • Reliability – say/do ratio should be kept high

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Locations: United States ; Georgia; Waynesboro

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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