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Electrician

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/3/2017 4:45:01 PM
  • 2841709
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Missouri; Kansas City


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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 Electrician will install, repair and maintain all electrical and mechanical systems and equipment. In this role you will drive cycle time improvements and EHS actions and design and implement necessary fixtures and tooling for manufacturing improvements. In addition you will Inspect, repair, install, modify, and maintain electrical / electronic systems, circuits and equipment and be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.



Essential Responsibilities:
In addition, you will:

  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Perform a variety of complicated tasks
  • Utilize a certain degree of creativity and latitude
  • Direct and lead the work of others when required
  • Report to a supervisor / manager
  • Make comprehensive inspection using a variety of inspection instruments and gauges to detect malfunctions
  • Analyze and diagnose cause of malfunctions, failures, and repetitive manufacturing problems, and recommend and implement proper corrective action
  • Perform analysis using technical lab equipment to monitor chemical analysis, grain structure and chemical composition
  • Manage new development of chemical processes and mixtures
  • Analyze malfunctions and execute the repair of control systems, and install, maintain, or modify such systems
  • Perform facilities and equipment maintenance, as needed
  • Work with and help in all areas of maintenance
  • Plan, layout, rig, move, erect, and install complex equipment and machinery, overhead cranes, etc.
  • Keep work areas and equipment clean and operating safely
  • Train others as necessary
  • Participate in and own environmental, health, and safety initiatives and performance throughout the plant
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities to improve quality and product flow
  • Participate in lean initiatives, using 6 Sigma tools for process improvements
  • Identify and implement kaizens for continuous improvement Qualifications / Requirements



    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Completed an apprenticeship and / or formal training in area of specialty
  • Ability and willingness to work off shifts and weekends



    Desired Characteristics:

  • Associates Degree in a related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of industry experience
  • Experience in mechanical and electrical field
  • Certified training, experience or certificate and degree program



    Locations: United States ; Missouri; Kansas City

    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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