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Factory Operator

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:26:09 PM
  • 2889986
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Industrial Solutions
Location(s): United States; Tennessee; Selmer


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



We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers’ toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.



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 Factory Operator will perform assignments based on direction given by the MSO.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Factory Operator, you will:

  • Cut, form, fabricate, machine, assemble, and/or crate a variety of Busway components in various areas of the plant
  • Operate forming, press brake, drilling, shearing, and tapping equipment as well as hand tools in accomplishment of tasks
  • Work from simple prints, drawings, and written/verbal instructions
  • Inspect work per Process Control Plan
  • Use basic computer skills to input necessary data
  • Cross train and act as backup for other factory operators
  • Work to takt time
  • Use general verbal communication to discuss and resolve issues
  • Indicate any down time during the work day
  • Report output to effectively measure current work against required standards
  • Be responsible for reporting manufacturing/assembly defects through appropriate channels (Area Coordinator, Working Leader, MSO)
  • Demonstrate EHS awareness and comply with all corresponding safety guidelines
  • Train new operators as required
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety and process improvement through D.U.C.K. card submissions
  • Comply with JSA protocol associated with various stations and equipment within the plant
  • Be responsible for proactively engaging in housekeeping activities to ensure a safe and clean work area; must perform housekeeping duties during designated times
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a factory with a specific job scope related to manufacturing and assembly

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to lift up to 50lbs and occasionally lift above 50lbs
  • Ability and willingness to stand 90-100% of the time with most jobs; some jobs require as little as 10-15% standing
  • Ability and willingness to bend at the waist and knees
  • Ability and willingness to use eye/hand coordination to fabricate and assemble products and parts utilizing punch press, shears, air powered drivers, automated equipment, saws, fixtures, and lift devices


Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the GE Selmer Busway factory with a demonstrated knowledge of safety programs, material flow, and manufacturing processes
  • Dexterity of both hands is required to load, unload, move, assemble, and feed material on all jobs
  • Safety responsibility to comply with site policies/procedures and report safety inefficiencies
  • Good work habits (well organized, sense of urgency, high capacity for work, and safety driven)
  • Intermediate computer skills with demonstrated working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook and Excel


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Locations: United States; Tennessee; Selmer

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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