Lead Technical Specialist
GE Transportation - Mitchell, NE

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

The Lead Technical Specialist will develop practical and innovative ways to identify and meet goals. In this role, you will be responsible for work that is less defined in scope, have the understanding and experience to execute business objectives, and have the ability to affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Provide technical expertise to railroad employees and management as well as GE employees, including troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification
  • Provide training / mentorship to customer and GE employees
  • Coordinate and provide instruction on key programs and procedures
  • Provide clear communication to customer employees, customer management and GE management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements and liaison with other departments as necessary
  • Work with customer employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, OSHA work practices and industry / site specific work rules
  • Make risk assessments balancing customer requests with GE requirements
  • Establish production plan for labor, material, and logistics
  • Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university (or Associate’s Degree in technical discipline with a minimum of 2 additional years of professional work experience, or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 additional years of operations or military experience)
  • Minimum of 3 years of operations or engineering experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts various days
  • Ability and willingness to work in shop environment

    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
  • Proficiency in MS office applications Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century. GE Transportation, a unit of GE (NYSE: GE), solves the world’s toughest transportation challenges. GE Transportation builds equipment that moves the rail, mining and marine industries. Our fuel-efficient and lower-emissions freight and passenger locomotives, diesel engines for rail, marine and stationary power applications, signaling and software solutions, drive systems for mining trucks, and value-added services help customers grow. GE Transportation is headquartered in Chicago, IL, and employs approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. Learn more about GE Transportation today! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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