Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Grove City
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Role Summary: The Lead Manufacturing Engineer coordinates with the cross-functional team to drive execution on projects related to Productivity, Infrastructure, Growth, EHS, and GE’s Brilliant Factory / Digital Thread initiative. Grove City is a COE for the machining of high tolerance diesel engine components using a variety of machining and turning centers and products produced range from highly engineered cast and ductile iron, a variety of steel and stainless steels, and non-ferrous metals.
Essential Responsibilities: In addition, you will:
Be responsible for the key deliverables of developing proposed options, determining payback, creating layouts, specifying / purchasing / installing the appropriate equipment, and meeting budgeted investment / expense, schedule and savings targets as well as start up timing, accuracy / completeness of product and process data and training of employees
Be involved in the system launch of Team Center Product Life Cycle Management (PLM). You will become a “super user” of PLM and engage members of the cross-functional team to start-up and optimize the integration of PLM into the shop
Lead machining improvement projects as the technical lead for a multi-machine production line. Identify programming, tooling, fixturing and/or process improvements; create cost and time estimates for completion of projects identified
Interact daily with CNC programmers and quality engineers to increase first time yield, machine uptime and time on product
Work with Digital Thread Team to ensure start-up PLM eBOM, mBOM, and Bill of Process for identified products are as accurate and complete as agreed upon by the launch scope
Lead cross-functional work outs to ensure desired process is identified and the necessary manufacturing equipment is specified, purchased, and installed in the agreed upon line layout
Write equipment specifications, create Request for Quote packages, create requisitions and purchase orders, organize contractors for equipment installation, and manage receipt transactions for vendor payment
Lead cross-functional teams in a matrix organization to drive positive change while ensuring clear ownership and communication exists among the team
Communicate progress, status, and issues to the business
Bachelor's Degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university or an Associate's Degree with 5 years of manufacturing experience
A minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Advanced machining knowledge in one or more machining disciplines (milling, lathe, or grinding operations)
Substantial CMM programming experience
Strong knowledge of product structures, bills of material, engineering change notice / change order process
Working knowledge of solid modeling software or CAM software (Siemens NX preferred)
Strong manufacturing shop floor computer systems skills and preferred to have experience with Siemens Team Center Product Life Cycle Management software
Strong Project Management skills
Excellent written / oral communication skills, influencing and interpersonal skills
Understanding of the Lean Six Sigma tools
Six Sigma certified - Green Belt / Black Belt
Self-starter; takes the initiative to identify and implement new ideas
Strong analytical / problem solving skills
Ability to work with a variety of teams including both the shop floor and salary exempt personnel
Locations: United States ; Pennsylvania; Grove City
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