Turbocharger Design Engineer – Manufacturing Support
Posted 1/24/2017 4:12:31 PM
Business Segment: GET Transportation
Location(s): United States ; Pennsylvania; Erie, Grove City
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Role Summary: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. GE Transportation produces medium-speed diesel engines for a variety of applications including locomotive and marine propulsion and stationary power generation.
Essential Responsibilities: The Turbocharger Manufacturing Engineer will provide design support to the manufacturing and supplier quality organizations in an effort to ensure consistent product quality and proper communication of design requirements.
In addition, you will:
Provide daily support to the manufacturing / production team for the evaluation of non-conforming material and advising of re-work / repair decisions
Provide ongoing support to the supply chain team to evaluate supplier deviation requests, address quality concerns and work to improve/maintain overall supplier quality
Monitor the machining processes associated with turbocharger production and support the manufacturing team to ensure process capability
Engage directly in supplier development and ongoing quality assurance activity
Lead turbocharger component development efforts by identifying design and validation requirements based on higher level system and customer requirements
Work with the larger team to execute validation plans to deliver fully validated products
Facilitate cross-functional communication related to component designs within the various business organizations including engineering, manufacturing, quality and supply chain
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Mechanical, Manufacturing or related engineering field
Minimum of 1 year of professional experience related to the design, validation, production, application or field service of mechanical components or systems
Willingness to travel (10%)
Demonstrated understanding and experience related to typical design and validation processes such as FMEA and tollgate-style design review
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Excel
Confident ability to present technical details to an audience of peers and expert reviewers
Ability to work constructively in a fast-paced, team environment and accommodate shifting priorities
Familiarity with PPAP or similar quality-based engineering validation processes
Experience evaluating non-conforming material in a manufacturing environment and defining and implementing rework/repair processes
Willingness to develop understanding of critical to quality characteristics for a variety of mechanical components and provide design integrity influence in supplier development and internal production interactions
Understanding of various manufacturing processes, including a familiarity with machine operation and capability, and the demands of engineering support for a production environment
Understanding of typical properties and specifications for common metals
Experience with diesel engine performance as related to applications including locomotive, marine and/or stationary power generation.
Knowledge of mechanical design, typical analytical approaches and assembly considerations
Demonstrated understanding of design considerations affecting component supplier quality, manufacturability, and field service
Experience with reliability analysis (Weibull, etc.)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Team player with a global perspective
Six Sigma Green Belt (GE employees only)
Demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization and external contacts
Locations: United States ; Pennsylvania; Erie, Grove City
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