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Advanced Manufacturing Technician

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 1:44:26 PM
  • 2831378
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; Wisconsin; West Milwaukee


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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 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 Manufacturing Technician role will perform diverse and complex assignments in support of GEHC Electric Avenue Tubes Business at Electric Avenue. This technician role will report into the Materials department driving and supporting process improvements, standardization & simplification efforts throughout the value stream.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Own systemic WIP job creation and tracking through the shop
2. Deep dive materials value stream, working with the production operators & subject matter experts to identify waste & drive improvement projects
3. Use lean practices to improve stockroom labeling, material presentation and transactions
4. Lead/participate in action workout teams to achieve business results
5. Leverage moonshine shop & kaizen promotion office (KPO) to create customized shop floor solutions
6. Interfaces with other departments, materials logistics specialist/leaders & suppliers in the execution of duties to ensure the orderly flow of materials and information
7. Provide support for material orders (SME & others as needed), shipments, and part setup (systemically & physically)
8. Utilizing initiative and independent judgment, construct and assist in evaluating engineering models
9. Perform advanced trouble shooting encompassing multiple variables and unknowns to achieve root cause analysis and problem resolution. Conduct experiments and diagnostic tests, as required to draw conclusions
10. Develop and execute training plans as required
11. Provide strong individual contributions in the context of achieving team goals. Provide technical leadership by assisting others in troubleshooting, answering questions and seeking engineering assistance
12. Train other team members through technical communications and/or presentations.
13. Comply with EHS regulations and policies

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. Associates degree, or a High School diploma and 5 years technical experience
2. Proficiency to logically troubleshoot at subsystem and system level, using identifiable problem solving techniques
3. Good analytical and planning skills; Ability to draw accurate conclusions from test data, malfunctions, or deviations, and assist with corrections to the existing design or process
4. Proficiency to understand and interpret basic written technical information
5. Demonstrated ability to work well with limited direction and information
6. Ability to communicate using English (or local language)
7. Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
8. Experience in project management

Quality Specific Goals:
1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
4. Training: Aware of and comply with GEHC training requirements
5. Knowledge and understanding of production process, work instructions, documentation configuration control, non-conforming & rework documentation requirements and operates within them to ensure that a device conforms to it’s specification.
6. Aware of and comply with Stop Order, Concessions, ESD, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, and Good Documentation Practices, as associated with this job type/position

Desired Characteristics:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing, Engineering or Technology related fields
2. Six Sigma Green Belt Certified
3. Proven experience influencing, leading teams and driving change; results orientated
4. Demonstrated commitment to process improvement with results
5. Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities

Locations: United States ; Wisconsin; West Milwaukee

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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