The Process & Methods Engineer will own the development of manufacturing processes tied to a particular program or cell and will be an agent of change to improve the manufacturing process. In this role you will solicit input from operators, equipment suppliers and other functions to develop process instructions & documentation, process control measures, training plans, improved material presentation options, process capability and capacity improvements, etc.
Lead high-impact process and quality improvement projects yielding significant reduction in defects and cycle times, and increased productivity in the cell
Coordinate with engineering and manufacturing during launch of new products: assess process capability vs. design requirements, lead the development of PFMEA’s, and mitigate risks through appropriate process controls
Conduct assessments of value added vs NVA work, ID and eliminate NVA work, and develop appropriate performance standards to enable Lean manufacturing efforts
Own process planning and training, process control and yield, development and maintenance of the manufacturing methods, process routings, and work instructions
Use experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives, and achieve short-term and some long-term business goals
Specify and program manage the procurement/build and implementation of necessary tooling and fixtures
Conduct cost/benefit analysis for changes to processes and/or equipment; support equipment upgrades, providing program management from procurement through installation
Ensure processes contribute to a safe work environment; incorporate environmental objectives into the process solutions (e.g., devise ways to decrease process waste streams)
ID and implement new process technologies and share best practices to improve product manufacturability at all sites
Utilize lean manufacturing principles and participate in action workouts to improve process effectiveness and efficiency
ID and execute poke-yoke / error proofing methods
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
At least 3 years of experience in manufacturing
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.
3 or more years experience in a Quality or Process Improvement position
Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications
Strong mechanical aptitude
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
Shainin training and experience
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GE Transportation is a global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, marine, drilling, wind and mining industries. We provide freight & passenger locomotives, railway signaling and communications systems, information technology solutions, marine engines, motorized drive systems for mining trucks and drills, high-quality replacement parts and value added services. With sales in excess of $4.5 billion, GE Transportation is headquartered in Erie, PA, and employs approximately 10,000 employees worldwide.
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