General Electric Manufacturing Engineer / Specialist in Asheville, North Carolina

Role Summary:

GE Aviation’s Technical Talent Development Program focuses on developing engineering skills required to support and advance manufacturing processes across the Supply Chain. Program members work in manufacturing engineering assignments to gain experience through a mix of on-the-job training and classroom education to provide a foundation of functional and leadership skills. Two, 18-month rotations will provide opportunities for exposure to various technical disciplines and responsibilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a manufacturing engineer / specialist in this program, specific responsibilities will vary based on location and may include the following:

  • Utilize CAD software to design tools and fixtures for various manufacturing processes

  • Edit existing CNC machine programs using CAM software and craft new programs for new product introduction

  • Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing skills and interpret blueprints to facilitate component and assembly process planning

  • Develop process improvements with multi-functional teams to reduce manufacturing costs, increase production, and raise part quality

  • Collect and interpret data from manufacturing processes to identify and support process improvement activities

  • Support engine assembly and test sites in manufacturing processes like rotor stack, balance, torque, and grind

  • Develop and maintain conventional machining methods such as Turning, Milling, Grinding, and Broaching.

  • Develop and support non-conventional machining systems such as Electric Discharge (EDM), Laser, Electro-chemical (ECM), and Abrasive Flow (AFM)

  • Maintain and develop welding & joining techniques such as Electron Beam, Laser, Gas Tungsten Arc, and Brazing

  • Learn and apply Lean/Six Sigma tools to identify process waste and to support decision-making processes

  • Introduce robotic and automation projects in shop floor environments to reduce human risk factors

  • Implement software and digital solutions to assist manufacturing and assembly solutions Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Completion (or nearing completion, to be completed before time of employment) of a full time and accredited 2 year or 4 year degreed program in one of the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Aviation Engineering Technology

  • or related field

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA without rounding OR a minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing related roleEligibility Requirements

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment Desired Characteristics:

  • Dedication to a career in manufacturing and process engineering

  • Desire to take a hands-on and analytical approach to problem solving

  • Familiarity with machine tool operations (manual and / or CNC)

  • Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft products

  • Willingness & ability to learn from others

  • Ability to take initiative and inspire change

  • Strong communication and teamwork capabilities

  • Motivation to work in a dynamic and ever-changing environment

  • Comfortable working in a shop floor environment around various machine tools and equipment

  • Proven ability to work well with a team

  • CAD / CAM experience with Siemens Unigraphics / NX, Catia, and / or MasterCam

  • Ability & desire to live at one of the following locations:

  • Asheville, NC

  • Cincinnati, OH

  • Dayton, OH

  • Greenville, SC

  • Hooksett, NH

  • Lafayette, IN

  • Lynn, MA

  • Madisonville, KY

  • McAllen, TX

  • Muskegon, MI

  • Rutland, VT

  • Terre Haute, IN

  • West Jefferson, NC

  • Wilmington, NC About Us: GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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. Locations: United States; Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont; Asheville, Hooksett, CIncinnati, Evendale, Dayton, Vandalia, Madisonville, Muskegon, Greenville, Piedmont, West Jefferson, Lynn, Boston, Rutland, McAllen, Terre Haute, Wilmington, LafayetteGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.