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Calibration Technician

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/1/2017 4:21:08 PM
  • 2827584
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Imaging
Location(s): United States ; Wisconsin; Waukesha


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 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:
Performs diverse and complex assignments in support of GEHC product development. Assignments may include, but are not limited to: set up and running of data acquisition equipment for tests, carry out experiments, report/document results of tests and measures, troubleshoot, maintain engineering and manufacturing test equipment calibration activities, lead compliance and quality activities, and train other team members.

Essential Responsibilities:
Key responsibilities/essential functions include:
1. Utilizing initiative and independent judgment, construct and assist in evaluating engineering models.
2. Perform basic 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.
3. Perform software and hardware evaluation and implement plans using knowledge of product, system operation, intermodule interactions, engineering tools, and interactive software tools as required.
4. 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.
5. Train other team members through technical communications and/or presentations.
6. Lead compliance and quality activities by looking for defect trends, learning about quality issues and concessions and passing information to other technicians.
7. Serve as the technical expert on new product introductions by providing feedback to engineering and manufacturing personnel as new products are developed and new procedures are implemented.
8. Utilize basic technical communications throughout the new product cycle to improve internal models and/or externally sourced components in terms of system performance, reliability, functionality, and serviceability.
9. Provide evaluation, constructive feedback and leadership in the development of internal and external engineering, manufacturing, or service documentation.
10. May lead, develop, and execute training plans as required.
11. Provide technical assistance by telephone or in person to customers, field service personnel, or suppliers as needed.
12. May travel to customer sites to assist in system level installations, problem resolution and diagnostics as required.
13. Limited direction is given in the execution of job related activities.
14. Typical multi-discipline technical background: mechanically inclined with experience in assembling systems involving circuit board electronics, commercial compute hardware and high power electronics.
15. Complete all compliance documentation: Equipment calibration and asset retention records, accurate management of out-of-tolerance records.

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. Associates degree, or a High School diploma and 5 years technical experience
2. Advanced proficiency to logically troubleshoot at subsystem and system level, using identifiable problem solving techniques and previous experience
3. Ability to draw accurate conclusions from test data, malfunctions, or deviations, and implement corrections to the existing design or process
4. Advanced proficiency to understand and interpret complex technical information.
5. Demonstrated proficiency to utilize and modify computerized work systems
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
7. Demonstrated ability to work well with limited direction and information
8. Demonstrate an ongoing effort to maintain knowledge of current technology
9. Ability to communicate using local language

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

Desired Characteristics:
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology related field
2. Experience with electrical test equipment calibration procedures
3. Working knowledge of NIST Calibration Certificate requirements
4. Proficiency with database and spreadsheet tools – Infor EAM and MS Excel

Locations: United States ; Wisconsin; Waukesha

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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