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Senior Machine Technology Engineer - GE Additive

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:31:18 PM
  • 2880332
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Additive
Location(s): United States; Ohio; West Chester


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:
The Senior Machine Technology Engineer - GE Additive is focused on the design and manufacturing of additive machines (powder bed and other modalities, powder handling systems, etc.) in addition to the additive manufacturing process. This position requires a balance of theoretical and hands-on skills to be able to introduce new technologies into the additive machine space to improve industrialization readiness, fine feature resolution, integrate into digital, and increase machine size and speed.

Essential Responsibilities:
In addition, you will :

  • Develop additive machine technology for powder bed and other modalities
  • This could include various aspects of the following: process development, machine parameter development, scan strategy optimization, lasers / optics, software / controls, machine interface with digital thread / brilliant factory, industrialize and mature machine technology, in-process monitoring, resolution of end user problems, define breakthrough technologies for machine speed and size for next generation of machines, define additive factory of the future
  • Define and control production process including tooling and equipment
  • Validate design specifications and shop floor application of new product, tools, or equipment
  • Develop new solutions under guidance and / or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations
  • Work together with business leadership at SPB and EB level
  • Specify needs, communicate about project approach and present outcomes of research done
  • Deliver products as part of a team
  • Work on cross functional teams
  • Lead analytical and design activities using proven technologies and vested approaches and methods

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in manufacturing or engineering)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing or engineering

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Mechanical design experience – designing hardware, machine tools, equipment, etc.
  • Systems design / engineering experience
  • Software / controls experience
  • Laser / optics experience
  • Experience in the field of additive manufacturing
  • Experience in additive machine service
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • 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 problem solving skills
  • Outside the box thinker - creative
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong program management skills
  • Passionate about additive and related technologies

    Locations: United States; Ohio; West Chester

    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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