Lead Manufacturing Engineer - Manuf Eng Specialist
Posted 1/23/2017 4:07:55 AM
Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy ; Rivalta di Torino
About Us: At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.
GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
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.
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
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
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