General Electric Manufacturing Engineer / Specialist in Wilmington, 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 support tool and fixture design for various manufacturing processes

  • Utilize CAM software to edit existing CNC machine programs and to create new programs for new product introduction support

  • Apply skills in GD&T and blueprint reading to support component and assembly process planning

  • Work in cross-functional teams to support and lead process improvements to reduce manufacturing costs, increase productivity, and improve 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 such as rotor stack, balance, torque, and grind

  • Support and develop conventional machining processes such as Turning, Milling, Grinding, and Broaching.

  • Support and develop non-conventional machining processes such as Electric Discharge (EDM), Laser, Electro-chemical (ECM), and Abrasive Flow (AFM)

  • Support and develop welding & joining processes 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

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

  • Develop 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 (or related):

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Electrical Engineering Technology

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Aviation Engineering Technology

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA without rounding OR a minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing related role Desired Characteristics:

  • A strong commitment 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 drive change

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Desire to work in a fast paced and ever-changing environment

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

  • Demonstrated 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:o Asheville, NCo Cincinnati, OHo Dayton, OHo Greenville, SCo Hooksett, NHo Lafayette, INo Lynn, MAo Madisonville, KYo McAllen, TXo Muskegon, MIo Rutland, VTo Terre Haute, INo West Jefferson, NCo 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.