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Lead Manufacturing Engineer

  • GE Transportation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/13/2017 11:00:31 AM
  • 2823790
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Grove City


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. As a division of General Electric Company, GE Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, and drilling industries. We drive change and progress — by rail and across oceans. We go farther and dig deeper, with advanced technology that connects people, data and machines, so resources can be gathered, goods can be transported and economies can thrive. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today!
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 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



    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university or an Associate's Degree with 5 years of manufacturing experience


    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience



    Desired Characteristics:

  • 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

    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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