GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.
The Machine Operator is a self-driven worker who has great attention for detail and is proficient at multitasking. He / She will perform the operation, troubleshooting, repair and minor maintenance of automated equipment. He / she must understand both the product construction and the machine operation to maximize yields and machine uptime while maintaining a strong commitment to producing exceptional product.
In this role, you will perform quality workmanship and keep scheduled deadlines to meet customer expectations. In addition, you will:
Observe all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) rules, including housekeeping practices; participate in EHS meetings, investigations, and audits
Proactively communicate and address safety concerns
Set-up and monitor machine operations according to standard operating instructions
Understand department safety, quality and regulatory requirements, and production goals; actively engage in meeting these goals
Inspect raw materials and products to ensure there are no visual defects; take corrective action as needed
Perform checks to ensure accuracy per product specifications, ensures overall product quality, and tracks in manual logs or computer system to capture deviations and quality traceability data
Perform material disposition on all work-in-processes (WIP) parts as assigned
Perform advanced machine adjustments to ensure that proper construction specifications are being met
Interrupt machine operation as necessary to correct operating problems; minimize production of product that do not meet specifications by quickly taking action and using investigative, troubleshooting and mechanical skills
Accurately measure work in process (WIP) and finished goods in inches or centimeters
Communicate technical issues in a timely manner to all levels (managers, co-workers, maintenance, engineers, etc.)
Assists facilitator in training of other operators
Assist with failure & performs regular minor preventive maintenance
Perform troubleshooting to solve equipment malfunction
Perform complete setup, adjustments, startup and shutdown of all equipment in the area
Work on a rotating shift schedule that includes weekends and holidays
Keep accurate records and explains any discrepancies, if necessary
High School Diploma / GED
Minimum of 2 years of experience as machine operator or machinist, including job experience performing shop math calculations such as fraction and decimal equivalents, machine operation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of automated equipment
Ability and willingness to work overtime, as required
Ability and willingness to work on a rotating schedule that includes regular weekend coverage, as required
Ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment, for example safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, and safety shoes as required
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.
Experience working in and navigating computer applications
Ability to perform basic functions in Excel, including navigating to files, data input, copy & paste and sums
Strong mathematical aptitude, such as ability to calculate flow rate and take measurements of circumference
Experience participating in the development of work instructions and operating guides
Basic SAP experience, including navigating in the system, looking up test specs and ensuring bills of materials match recipes
Strong mechanical aptitude
Quality inspection experience, including experience identifying and resolving product quality issues
Strong communication skills and ability to learn and understands all policies, practices, and procedures
Lean manufacturing experience
Previous experience performing setup, troubleshooting and operation of automated machines
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