Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
GE Power & Water - Greenville, SC

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineer will be a member of the Greenville Plant’s new product introduction organization and acts as a liaison among manufacturing, sourcing, engineering and suppliers. As an advanced manufacturing engineer (AME) you will develop the next generation, leading edge products for GE Power & Water customers.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:

  • Work in a highly cross-functional environment with engineering, manufacturing, sourcing, product management and suppliers to influence and introduce design configurations with extraordinary quality, that are highly manufacturable and cost effective for our customers
  • Develop a plan to quality internal manufacturing operations or external suppliers to perform special processes or super alloys (Certifying Agent)
  • Utilize New Product Introduction tollgate process, as well as be responsible for producibility / process capability, manufacturing process development, tool design, integrated schedules, design to cost, Sourcing technical support, Quality qualifications, test support, product cost out, P&E and introduction into the supply chain
  • Support Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Provide technical leadership for manufacturing processes such as large machining, turnkey machine installation, investment & sand castings, EDM / laser / ECM process development, turbine & generator assembly, super alloy coatings and welding, composite & insulating materials, inspection and testing, metal joining (advanced welding & brazing), tool & fixture design, and hot gas & steam path component manufacturing
  • Own or support manufacturing engineering projects requiring development of specifications, supplier management, purchase, installation and qualification of manufacturing equipment

  • Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical or materials engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in engineering and/or supply chain experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a project leadership position within an engineering, manufacturing or supply chain function
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience reading and understanding technical specifications, blueprints and bills of material
  • Minimum of 2 years quality experience or certification (for non-GE employees, minimum Green Belt for GE employees only)

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time domestically and internationally, as required
  • Ability and willingness to maneuver, stand, and work on the shop floor of a large manufacturing facility for up to 4 hours at a time

  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Export control clearance
  • Experience in the manufacture of industrial gas turbine or aircraft engine hot gas path components
  • Experience in superalloy post investment case processes such as brazing, thermal barrier and oxidation coatings, electron beam, grinding, machining, laser and tig joining or heat treatment
  • Master’s Degree in mechanical or materials engineering or related discipline
  • Demonstrated self-starter and independent thinker who works effectively with cross-functional teams such as design engineering, sourcing, manufacturing and suppliers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal, and oral & written
  • Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Integrity - accept and adhere to high ethical, moral and personal values in decisions, communications, actions and when dealing with others
  • Inclusiveness – ability to build a connection with the team through personal involvement and trust
    Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team.

    GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today!

    Greenville, SC has been ranked, by a leading business magazine, as one of the top 15 US metro locations for young professionals. In addition to a strong mix of international talent and innovators, the area’s proximity to mountains, beaches and a vibrant downtown are driving its popularity.

    Located between Charlotte & Atlanta, Greenville is a green town providing opportunities for hiking, skiing and other outdoor activities with an active downtown where offices are located along side dining & entertainment. Greenville prides itself on year-round attractions ranging from folk & jazz festivals to weekly concerts with almost 200 city sponsored events each year. Known for their zoo, BI-LO sports arena, Art Museums, & private galleries, Greenville offers culture & work at its best at the base of the Appalachian Mountains just 3 hours from the beach! Learn more about our fantastic city!

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