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Lean Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:18:40 PM
  • 2798988
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): Hungary ; Veresegyhaz


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.
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.

Role Summary:
Primary responsibilities to develop repair efficiency enhancement initiatives, optimizing repair cycles, production footprint, and to build the best cost competitive technical solutions, in order to improve quality, efficiency, safety on daily shop operations. Manufacturing Engineer will utilize experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute projects for self and others, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Be part of a team for daily production, strategic project management in areas of: manufacturing process definition, quality, safety, tests, prototypes, rearrangement, IT, sourcing, logistics etc.
  • Develop and maintain Lean manufacturing methods and create process routings;
  • Support fixtures and tools design: requirements, purchase and installation;
  • Conduct cost / benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment;
  • Support EHS and ergonomic projects;
  • Drive Process Improvement / Cycle and rework Reduction initiatives and drive productivity improvements via process changes or improvements;
  • Drive changes to meet better quality and document methods Instructions;
  • Attend quality sessions and help identification of root cause analysis and corrective actions for NC;
  • 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;
  • Provide leadership to all organizations and individuals in the plant, in order to meet customer requirements for quality, cost, and delivery;
  • Support the leadership team in strategic decision-making and problem-solving.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering;.
  • Some experience in manufacturing leadership position or Engineering;
  • Knowledge of the disciplines of manufacturing management;
  • Knowledge of lean methodologies;
  • 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.
  • Advanced level of English language skills
  • Fluent Hungarian skills


Desired Characteristics:

  • SAP ERP system knowledge is an advantage
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification is an advantage
  • Any other language skills is an advantage


Locations: Hungary ; Veresegyhaz

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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