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Manufacturing Specialist - NPI / Industrial Projects

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/3/2017 11:56:55 AM
  • 2839931
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; Ohio; Vandalia


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Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Specialist - NPI / Industrial Projects will develop and design complex assembly and test tooling and fixturing used to manufacture power generation products in a fast paced, development environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

In addition you will :


  • Organize and lead projects related to new premises, factory buildings, rehabilitation, new equipment, lay-out, renovations and optimization
  • Manage capital investments. Includes Advanced Manufacturing Engineers, New product introduction (NPI) and NPI Manufacturing Engineers
  • Expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise guided by precedent
  • Work together with people from the business unit
  • Contacts are under guidance and / or geared towards specifying activities, planning of activities and giving explanations on technical issues
  • Communicate with direct team and supervisor
  • Present to internal teams on metrics, project status and research
  • Create definition of tooling in the form of 2D cross sections, 2D drawings, 3D reusable models to support manufacturing, assembly, test, quality, and inspection within expected cost, quality and schedule
  • Defining manufacturing methodology with design, manufacturing and process engineers
  • Continuously challenges self and team skills in functional area
  • Stay current with industry developments in one’s field of expertise
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain machine and tooling PM (Preventative Maintenance) schedules
  • Develop and co-own with production the AM (Autonomous Maintenance) schedule for shop for tooling and machines
  • Implement standardized tool kits across the OE shop based on function – includes identification for tool life for hand tools and their respective replacement plan


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of IT, engineering, scientific or other technical experience)
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in the design of mechanical components and systems

    Desired Characteristics:

    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Prior experience in manufacturing environment
    • Experience working in cross functional team
    • Experience with Oracle or other SAP platforms
    • Ability to influence others and lead small teams
    • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
    • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
    • Effective problem identification and solution skills
    • Proven analytical and organizational ability
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

    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; Vandalia

    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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