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Lead Manufacturing Engineer - Manuf Eng Specialist

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/8/2016 6:35:28 PM
  • 2735055
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy ; Rivalta di Torino

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Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Engineer demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for Powergear area. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain manufacturing methods and create process routins
  • Design and build / procure necessary tooling and finishing within budgets
  • Support equipment upgrades from purchase through installation
  • Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment
  • Support EHS projects in cell
  • Drive Process Improvement / Cycle Reduction initiatives and drive productivity improvements via process changes or improvements
  • Ensure processes contribute to a safe work environment
  • Identify and reduce sources of labor efficiency variations
  • Identify and reduce product quality issues caused by process variation
  • Support the quality function through integration of ISO/QC documentation and Manufacturing methods Instructions
  • Lead high impact process and quality improvement projects yielding significant reduction in defects and increased productivity in the Cell
  • Attend weekly cross-functional quality sessions and track/drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for Cell issues
  • Lead New Technology Initiatives (NTI) and share best practices with other locations
  • Utilize lean-manufacturing principles and participate in action workouts to improve process capability, reduce overall costs and increase capacity

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED and significant manufacturing or operations experience)
    • Previous experience in manufacturing or operations
    • EU work permit

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications
      • Strong mechanical design ability
      • Prior manufacturing process improvement accomplishments preferred
      • Ability to manage priorities and achieve results
      • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing is preferred
      • JMO or JOLP/OMLP Graduate (GE Employees Only)
      • Strong Project Management skills
      • Strong manufacturing process knowledge
      • Strong oral and written communication skills
      • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
      • Six Sigma training is preferred

        Locations: Italy ; Rivalta di Torino

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