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Transducer Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 9:58:56 AM
  • 2783603
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): Ireland ; Shannon

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Role Summary:
A Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for maintaining the processes necessary to manufacture ultrasonic and eddy current transducers. In addition, a qualified individual will support ongoing manufacturing operations and new product introductions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain BOMs, routers, assembly procedures, test procedures and specifications, and current standards for products released to manufacturing
  • Provide project management for in-sourcing and out-sourcing initiatives
  • Work with the transducer engineering teams, application specialists, and quality department to improve process stability and product quality
  • Work with the transducer engineering teams to ensure successful new product introductions with acceptable yield and good manufacturability
  • Provide emergency assistance for repair and maintenance of production equipment
  • Initiate cost reduction projects with supply chain leaders and sourcing department on a continuing basis
  • Aid in the design and enhancement of the shop floor control system to reduce cost, lead times, and increase throughput
  • Provide technical production support for all transducer manufacturing/engineering departments.
  • Suggest and implement quality improvements in the transducer production areas and initiate/participate in lean activities

  • BSEE/ME/ChemE or equivalent degree in a related field of manufacturing or engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Willingness to travel globally as needed

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ultrasonic and/or eddy current transducer experience – construction, design, performance
  • Non-Destructive Testing or manufacturing experience
  • Experience using test and measurement equipment
  • Programming experience - Visual Basic, Access, C++
  • Operations leadership experience
  • Ability to design simple tooling using Autocad or Solidworks
  • Strong and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Expertise in the application of Lean
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, and root-cause analysis skills
  • Experience using Minitab, and MS Excel or Access
  • Change agent with energy, passion and enthusiasm to drive change
  • Ability to multi-task and handle tasks with competing priorities effectively
  • Familiarity with SAP is a plus
  • Demonstrated expertise to effectively communicate within all levels of an organization
  • Excellent oral communication, business correspondence and procedure-writing skills
  • Proven mentoring and coaching abilities, demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire others

Locations: Ireland ; Shannon

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