Metrology Process Engineer
GE Transportation - Lawrence Park, PA

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Job Number

1830576

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

The Metrology Process Engineer will own the development of procedures and standardization for all GE Transportation Metrology processes. In this role you will solicit input from product design engineering drawings and requirements, operators, Quality Engineering, equipment suppliers, and other functions to develop process instructions and documentation, process control measures, training plans, process capability, and capacity improvements.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition you will:
  • Define and document Metrology processes, standards, and methods and integrate them into the manufacturing supply chain (internal production and external suppliers, as needed)
  • Set up auditing plan to ensure compliance to the processes and standards that are developed
  • ID and implement new world class measuring technologies
  • Lead and/or support cost trade-off decisions on application of measurement equipment, including; Assessment of impact on product labor cost, product reliability, and overall product life cycle cost
  • Lead projects yielding significant improvements in compliance to product specifications
  • Work with Maintenance, Manufacturing, and Quality to optimize maintenance plans for measurement equipment and calibration intervals
  • Develop and implement Metrology training for new hires and periodic refresher training packages for current employees
  • Ensure CMM programming incorporates best practices and application of GD&T and work with Engineering to rectify drawing ambiguity as it pertains to measurement techniques
  • Build and sustain system of periodic Gage R&Rs for measurement system across Transportation
  • Assist in the development of Characteristic Control Plans (CCPs), as well as statistical sampling plans

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 5 years of Metrology experience ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% of the 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
  • Ability to program CMMs using PC-DMIS
  • Ability to use and program portable CMMs, such as Romer and Faro arms
  • Experience performing Gage R&Rs
  • Ability to deliver training on shop floor and/or classroom setting
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Quality or Process Improvement position
  • Prior experience in machine shop operations
  • Prior experience leading multi-plant initiatives
  • Exemplary ability to read engineering drawings and specifications, and comprehend the application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to use engineering CAD packages such as Pro-E and Unigraphics
  • History of demonstrated performance in executing manufacturing process improvements
  • Prior exposure to and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
  • Prior exposure to an organized labor environment
  • Prior exposure to a piecework environment
  • Prior exposure to a job shop environment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Effective team player and facilitator
  • Six Sigma training and experience
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