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Packaging Operator

  • GE Power
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 1/24/2017 12:59:47 PM
  • 2621886
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States ; Minnesota; Minnetonka


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GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

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 Packaging Operator will work in a team environment to assemble filters and operate automated packaging equipment. In this role, you will perform all tasks conducted by the team in the manufacturing process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis.

Essential Responsibilities:
The Packaging Operator will perform quality workmanship and keep scheduled deadlines to meet customer expectations.


In addition, you will:


  • Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) rules, including housekeeping practices; participate in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits
  • Proactively communicate and address safety concerns
  • Assemble filters and operate packaging equipment using prescribed manufacturing procedures
  • Perform LOTO (Lock-out / Tag-out) procedures as trained
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of area equipment and process issues
  • Perform in-process inspection of materials to ensure conformance with specifications; identify non-conforming material and filters
  • Keep accurate records of Lot numbers, Model numbers, and Serial numbers
  • Input production data into a Network Database / SAP system
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly manner
  • Aid in the training of other employees on new or existing procedures
  • Work and cooperate well on a team to ensure team objectives are met
  • Assist in the development of new processes to improve product quality and production efficiency and aid in the development of new product models
  • Frequently lift and bend when manipulating materials to produce product
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by Supervisor, Facilitator, or Lead

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime and work occasional weekend shifts, as required
  • Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, and safety shoes, as required
  • Ability and willingness to perform frequent lifting and bending motions with or without reasonable accommodation, as required
  • Ability and willingness to work 2nd shift

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience
  • Ability to use hand tools
  • Ability to learn, understand and implement all policies, practices and procedures
  • Previous assembly or machine operation experience
  • Strong communication skills and ability to learn and understand all policies, practices, and procedures
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)

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    Locations: United States ; Minnesota; Minnetonka

    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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